Tag Archives: Risk

Smoking pot daily raises psychosis risk

Scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about five times. The new research adds to previous studies that have found links between marijuana and psychotic disorders, but it still does not definitively pinpoint marijuana as the cause. Psychosis is usually triggered by factors like genetics and the… Read More »

Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

Climate change could raise risk of congenital heart defects

(Reuters Health) – More babies could be born with heart defects in the future as global warming puts pregnant women at greater risk of exposure to dangerously high temperatures, new research suggests. FILE PHOTO: Children cool off in fountains as a summer heatwave with high temperatures continues in Paris, France, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau… Read More »