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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 »

Cystic Fibrosis May Be a Risk Factor for Hemiplegic Migraine and Stroke

January 30, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Due to brain excitability and hypoxia from coughing, patients with cystic fibrosis have a propensity for cortical spreading depression and hemiplegic migraine. Cystic fibrosis may be a risk factor in the occurrence of cortical spreading depression, which is associated with auras and hemiplegic migraine… Read More »