When it comes to drunkenness, caffeine does not help



A strong cup of black coffee is not an antidote to alcohol intoxication. Neither are 2 cups. Or even three. Of a caffeine-rich energy drink for that matter. Caffeine is known as a stimulant that … [Read more...]


Parents are the key to prevent teen driving crashes



I have twin seven-year old boys and though I look forward to the day when they leave the nest, I also dread the coming of puberty and the potential problems that come with it. Alcohol, drugs and … [Read more...]


Viagra use in older men linked to increased STD infection risk



The late 90s witnessed the widespread use of erectile dysfunction drugs among men, especially in the middle-aged and older. These drugs were welcomed as treatment for sexual dysfunction among men … [Read more...]


Alcohol, drugs and fights



Drugs and alcohol are associated with high-risk behaviour especially among adolescents. Let us take a look at the manifestations of these high-risk behaviours. Physical fights Every now and … [Read more...]


Don’t be bored to death – literally!



Bored? You have to be careful that you don’t end up bored to death – literally. You see, boredom can lead to an early death, according to researchers at the Department of Epidemiology and Public … [Read more...]