Study Links Drug Use to High Rates of Syphilis

A connection between drug use and high syphilis rates in the United States was established by a recent report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Sarah Kidd, lead author of the report, pointed out that two major health issues, namely addiction and syphilis, seemed to be colliding with each other. The [...]

3 Somethings About Serotonin That Are Bad

Serotonin is generally considered a “good” neurochemical. Some have gone so far as to call it, somewhat mistakenly, the Happiness Hormone. Let’s take a look at a few drawbacks of serotonin. This list is not meant to be exhaustive, just illustrative of a few ways serotonin can be an inconvenience, or even a detriment. 1. [...]