Altria Tobacco Earnings Rise

Altria Tobacco Earnings Rise






Altria, the largest tobacco company in the US, reported a 20 per cent increase in net earnings on Wednesday as growth in its smokeless products continued to take off while higher Marlboro cigarette prices also padded profits. Net income rose to $1.99bn, or $1.03 per share, compared to $1.65bn, or 84 cents per share in […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update Despite everything, Attorney General Sessions has medical marijuana on his mind, Florida lawmakers approve a no-smoking medical marijuana implementation bill, Vermont’s governor signs a medical marijuana expansion bill, and more.  National Monday, it was reported that Attorney General Sessions asked Congress to let him go after medical marijuana. Attorney General Sessions sent […]






Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex






Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex Men with multiple risk factors for heart disease may be more likely to develop erectile dysfunction later in life than men with optimal heart health, a recent study shows. Researchers focused on 7 risk factors for heart disease, as follows: high blood pressure elevated cholesterol high blood sugar […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update A package of implementation bills is moving in Arkansas, Florida Republicans use an implementation bill to try to impose restrictions on the voter-approved medical marijuana law, and more. Arkansas Last Thursday, A package of “fix” bills were moving. The Senate sent two medical marijuana bills to the governor’s desk, while the House […]






Reduce Your Risk of Suffering a Heart Attack, Now!

Reduce Your Risk of Suffering a Heart Attack, Now!






Reduce Your Risk of Suffering a Heart Attack, Now! Remember this Old Adage, “An Apple a day keeps the Doctor away.” This wise old medicine advise often rings true as Apples are chock-full of vitamins and antioxidants, and some medical research suggests that fruits and vegetables can lower the risk of cancer and heart disease. […]






Depression, a Major Risk for Cardiovascular & Heart Disease

Depression, a Major Risk for Cardiovascular & Heart Disease






Depression, a Major Risk for Cardiovascular & Heart Disease According to a new study published in the Journal Atherosclerosis depression is as big a risk for cardiovascular disease in men as high cholesterol and obesity, “There is little doubt that depression is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases,” explained researcher Karl-Heinz Ladwig. “The question now is: […]






The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese






The Key Reasons Children are Obese Childhood obesity has more than 2X’d in children and 4X’d in adolescents over the past 30 years, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Big Q: Why? The Big A: A study conducted by British researchers sought to find out. They discovered that some of the […]






Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease

Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease






Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease Researchers know that smoking alters your DNA methylation, but a recent study demonstrates how long those changes last and how widespread they can be. Lead researcher Dr. Stephanie London, Chief of the Epidemiology Branch at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park, says: “We […]






Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood

Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood






Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood Memory and cognition are the extra benefits associated with physical fitness. Exercise is known to dispel depression, and in many cases more effectively than antidepressants. One of the Key ways exercise promotes mental health is by normalizing insulin resistance and boosting natural “feel good” hormones and neurotransmitters associated […]