Adolescents uncertain about risks of marijuana, e-cigarettes

Adolescents uncertain about risks of marijuana, e-cigarettes

Teenagers are very familiar with the risks of smoking cigarettes, but are much less sure whether marijuana or e-cigarettes are harmful, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. While adolescents get clear messages from...
Kennewick Man closely related to Native Americans

Kennewick Man closely related to Native Americans

DNA from the 8,500-year-old skeleton of an adult man found in 1996, in Washington, is more closely related to Native American populations than to any other population in the world, according to an international collaborative study conducted by scientists at the...
Some heartburn drugs may boost risk of heart attack, study finds

Some heartburn drugs may boost risk of heart attack, study finds

A large data-mining study carried out by investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine has linked a popular class of heartburn drugs to an elevated risk of heart attack. Proton-pump inhibitors, or PPIs, are among the world’s most widely prescribed drugs,...

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