Tag Archives: Risk

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘quits’ Facebook because it ‘poses public health risk’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she’s quit using Facebook and cut down on her use of social media in general, citing the adverse psychological results overuse of the social media site can have on users. During an interview with the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” the freshman lawmaker from New York admitted that while her popularity on… Read More »

Study Suggests A Bottle Of Wine A Week May Have Same Cancer Risk As 10 Cigarettes

Wine Wednesday, how we knew thee. But it might be time to bid our regular wine evenings (and afternoons) goodbye, because the latest research on the effects of our wine night do not look promising. A new study published in the journal BMC Public Health shows that consuming one bottle of wine per week — that’s roughly… Read More »

Excessive Consumption of Sugary Drinks Linked to Increased Risk of Death

Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), such as soda and energy drinks, are the single largest source of added sugar in Americans’ diet. Now, new findings published in the journal Circulation suggest that drinking too many of these sugary drinks increases a person’s risk of death from cardiovascular disease and, to a lesser degree, cancer, reports Boston’s Harvard… Read More »