Posts Tagged: risks

Vaping: A Potential Health Concern

Vaping: A Potential Health Concern

E-cigarette use has grown approximately 900% among high school students between 2011 and 2015, according to Rob McConnell, an internal medicine specialist at USC. However, as young adolescents are lured into e-cigarettes by their appeal as a “healthy alternative” to cigarettes, what are the major health concerns of e-cigarettes or vaping? Vaping, the inhalation of… Read more

Risk Avoidance Due to Your Brain Anatomy

Risk Avoidance Due to Your Brain Anatomy

Typically, it has been observed that older adults are less likely to engage in risk behavior. Risk behavior can involve danger, harm, or loss. Additionally, risk behavior can include anything that is potentially detrimental to your health or overall well-being. In the past, researchers have identified the influence of a brain structure on taking risks. It… Read more