Marijuana Use Soaring Among College Students While Alcohol Use Drops, Study Finds

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Marijuana use among college students has surged while alcohol use dropped, according to a recent National Institute of Health and National Institute of Drug Abuse study. The “Monitoring the Future” study found that 44% of college students said they used marijuana in 2020, an increase from 38% in 2015. More, “daily” or “near daily” marijuana use among...

Trials Begin For Blood Test That Claims To Detect Up To 50 Types Of Cancer

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Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) announced it started trials on Monday for a blood test that can detect over 50 types of cancer before patients show symptoms. The Galleri test examines the patient’s DNA in the blood to look for early signs of cancer and significantly increases people’s chance of survival, according to...

Pfizer-BioNTech To Seek Approval To Vaccinate 5-Year-Olds

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BioNTech, the vaccine maker collaborating with Pfizer, is set to seek worldwide approval for its COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of 5 and 11 within the coming weeks, according to company executives. “Already over the next few weeks, we will file the results of our trial in five to 11-year olds...

Moderna Is Developing A Single-Dose Vaccine That Combines COVID-19 And Flu Boosters

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Moderna is in the early stages of developing a single-dose vaccine that protects against both the flu and COVID-19, the company announced Thursday. “Today we are announcing the first step in our novel respiratory vaccine program with the development of a single dose vaccine that combines a booster against COVID-19 and a booster...

The ‘Matrix: Resurrections’ Trailer is Finally Out, And It’s Amazing

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The first Matrix movie is coming screens big and small after an 18-year hiatus. Co-written and directed by Lana Wachowski, originally of the Wachowski brothers who invented the science fiction hits, the movie appears to center on a blue-pilled Neo (Keanu Reeves) and the process to awaken him. Matrix: Resurrections will release in...

Young Cannabis Users Are Almost Twice As Likely To Have A Heart Attack

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Young adults who recently used cannabis are more likely to suffer from heart attacks, according to a recent study in a major medical journal. Adults under the age of 45 who consumed cannabis over the past 30 days experienced almost double the number of heart attacks than those who didn’t use the drug,...

CDC Doing ‘Exploratory Work’ To Decide Whether To Study If COVID Vaccines Are Causing ‘Menstrual Irregularities’

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Anxieties over whether the COVID-19 vaccines impact fertility have discouraged some U.S. women from obtaining the vaccines, though the CDC has not found evidence that coronavirus vaccines cause fertility problems.  In late July, CDC spokeswoman Martha Sharan told the Daily Caller News Foundation that “several studies” on the vaccines’ effects on fertility were “in the works”...

New report shows 83% of Americans may possess coronavirus immunity

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In what should be positive news, it is being ignored by much of the American media. However, CNN Philippines reported that around 80% of Americans ages 16+ have some natural immunity to COVID-19. The finding also shows that the actual case count is likely double that of the official count. This comes after blood donations led by...

EU Health Agencies See ‘No Urgent Need’ For COVID-19 Boosters Among Fully Vaccinated

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The two leading European health agencies determined Thursday that COVID-19 booster shots are not necessary for fully vaccinated individuals who do not have compromised immune systems. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the European Medicines Agency issued a statement saying the current priority should be vaccinating all eligible individuals. Booster...

Top Health Officials Tell White House To Pause Vaccine Booster Plan

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Top U.S. health officials told the White House pandemic coordinator on Thursday to scale back the Biden administration’s plan to administer the coronavirus booster shots to individuals in September, The New York Times reported. Dr. Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, the...