Monthly archives: May, 2014

Liver Damage From Acetaminophen Overdose

FDA Warns Against Liver Damage From Acetaminophen Overdose

A common pain reliever used by countless people can have serious side effects if the dosage is too great. That is probably true for most medications. However, the medication in question, acetaminophen, and the basic ingredient for Tylenol is also used in many prescription products. In fact, acetaminophen overdose is one of the most common…



Powdered Alcohol

What is Powdered Alcohol and What are its Dangers?

Ordinarily, alcohol is in a liquid form. It tends to easily change and explode. It can boil at 78 degrees Celsius, which is a boiling point that is slightly lower than that of water. There is no way to turn liquid alcohol into a powder, only into a solid if it is frozen at negative…



Pop Music Encourages Binge Drinking Among Teens

Researchers and health experts of The University of Pittsburgh and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center have released their findings regarding alcohol use and young adults. The Pennsylvania school and the New Hampshire cancer center had their clinical research information published in the online journal, “Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research”. Alcohol is the Leading Cause of…