Four Loko Caffeinated Drink Health Effects: Good, Bad, Dangerous?

Four Loko, a caffeinated beverage popular among today’s college kids, may be legal and all but you should be extra careful when you are drinking it? Why, you ask?

Well, did you know that a 23.5-ounce can of Four Loko has an alcohol content of 12 percent and is equivalent to drinking five to six cans of beer?

No wonder some 50 students from Central Washington University got sick after drinking large amounts of the controversial drink at a party.

Continue reading “Four Loko Caffeinated Drink Health Effects: Good, Bad, Dangerous?”









Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Bad Effects: Breast Cancer?

Postmenopausal women who receive hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have a higher chance of developing aggressive breast cancer according to a recent study. The study, conducted by the Women’s Health Initiative, further found that said women also have high risk of dying from the disease.

From an ABC News report: Continue reading “Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Bad Effects: Breast Cancer?”









Facial Dermal Filler Side Effects: Lumps, Bumps, and Duck Lips

Facial Dermal Filler Side Effects: Lumps, Bumps, and Duck Lips. When you have a facial filler cosmetic procedure, you could end up looking younger or you could transform into an ugly duckling. Lumps, bumps and duck-lips were among the complications patients have ended up with after undergoing the procedure.

Facial fillers, administered by injecting soft tissue fillers to plump up wrinkles, is considered as the second most popular non-surgical procedure used by people to maintain a youthful appearance. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, more than 1.5 million were performed in 2009 alone. Some patients, however, are now complaining about the procedure’s side-effects. According to an MSNBC report, some of these patients approach other doctors to fix their unexpected ugly appearances resulting from the procedure.

Continue reading “Facial Dermal Filler Side Effects: Lumps, Bumps, and Duck Lips”