Tag Archives: Life

Smoking cannabis in your teens IS linked to depression in later life as it 'damages brain'

Smoking cannabis in your teens IS linked to depression in later life: Major study reveals drug ‘damages children’s brains’ and half a MILLION adults could avoid mental-health disorder if they had turned down marijuana Largest study of its kind found that 7% of adult depression could be prevented Drug has also been linked to suicidal… Read More »

Code Crimson alert saved Kyle Webb’s life after he was accidentally shot

A CODE Crimson is only announced in the most life-threatening of cases and for Kyle Webb it was the alert paramedics gave to help save his life. On August 26 last year, Kyle, then aged 15, was among a group of friends on a hunting trip at a property in Sofala, 45 kilometres north of Bathurst. Searching… Read More »

Lead Exposure in Childhood May Affect Mental Health Later in Life

Adults who were exposed to lead during their childhood are more likely to experience mental health problems and develop unhealthy personality traits, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports Medical News Today. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, reviewed the data of more than 1,000 participants born in 1972 and… Read More »