Addiction - One Of The Many Causes Of Homelessness

Addiction - One Of The Many Causes Of Homelessness

Stephen Fear  5.06.2017
The causes of homelessness are many and, despite common belief, not all are associated with the negative causes of excessive use of alcohol...
Bigger Wine Glasses Are Encouraging Us To Drink More

Bigger Wine Glasses Are Encouraging Us To Drink More

Thomas Tamblyn  29.05.2017
We may not have noticed, but wine glasses have been steadily increasing in size for the past 300 years and as far as our health...
Pigeon With Teeny Tiny Backpack Caught Smuggling Drugs

Pigeon With Teeny Tiny Backpack Caught Smuggling Drugs

Sarah Ann Harris  26.05.2017
A pigeon with a tiny backpack full of pills has been apprehended on a drug smuggling mission. The unlucky bird was captured...
This Trick Will Reveal If You're Being Ripped Off For Medicine

This Trick Will Reveal If You're Being Ripped Off For Medicine

Rachel Moss  17.05.2017
Next time you’re buying medication, be sure to check out the product licence number (PL number) on the packet. A postman’s...
Police Warn About Teens Using Prescription Drug 'As Addictive As Heroin'

Police Warn About Teens Using Prescription Drug 'As Addictive As Heroin'

Jasmin Gray  10.05.2017
Police have issued warnings about a prescription drug “as addictive as heroin” after 20 teenagers in the same city were left...
Caffeine Could Be A Better Painkiller Than Ibuprofen And Morphine

Caffeine Could Be A Better Painkiller Than Ibuprofen And Morphine

Sophie Gallagher  9.05.2017
Your coffee habit may be wreaking havoc on your wallet, but scientists say that your daily caffeine could actually be also doing a job...
Cannabis Is Able To Reverse Ageing In The Brain

Cannabis Is Able To Reverse Ageing In The Brain

Sophie Gallagher  9.05.2017
With every passing year our brains tend to get a little less sharp, because like every other organ in the body, our brain ages...
This Police Force Has A Rather Unusual Method Of Trying To Crack Down On Drugs

This Police Force Has A Rather Unusual Method Of Trying To Crack Down On Drugs

Sarah Ann Harris  6.05.2017
Avoiding gluten has become an increasingly popular choice among people who aren’t even intolerant. So one police force has decided...
6 Things All Mums Need To Know About Taking Antibiotics During Pregnancy

6 Things All Mums Need To Know About Taking Antibiotics During Pregnancy

Sophie Gallagher  2.05.2017
Pregnancy is a time with its fair share of aches and pains, headaches, nausea, and generally not feeling like your best self, so...
Even Manchester’s Police Say Banning Spice Has Made Things Worse For People

Even Manchester’s Police Say Banning Spice Has Made Things Worse For People

George Bowden  13.04.2017
The drug known as Spice is becoming more potent and dangerous since it was outlawed by the government last year, fuelling an...
Patrick Stewart Reveals Daily Marijuana Use To Help His Arthritis

Patrick Stewart Reveals Daily Marijuana Use To Help His Arthritis

Ashley Percival  16.03.2017
Patrick Stewart has told of how he uses marijuana on a daily basis to treat arthritis. The ‘Star Trek’ actor explained...
As I Stand By My Child's Grave, What More Evidence Do I Need That It's Time For Drug Reform?

As I Stand By My Child's Grave, What More Evidence Do I Need That It's Time For Drug Reform?

Anne-Marie Cockburn  15.03.2017
On 20th July, 2013, I received the phone call that no parent wants to get. The voice said that my 15-year-old daughter was gravely ill...

How Addiction Changed My Life

Laraine Jewell  9.03.2017
Alcohol and drug addiction affects more than just user. It also affects family and friends, who are usually the ones to pick up the pieces...
Neanderthals Actually Used 'Aspirin' Just Like Us

Neanderthals Actually Used 'Aspirin' Just Like Us

Sophie Gallagher  9.03.2017
Most people would agree that having a packet of tablets to hand that can magically make pain disappear is one of the marvels of modern...