New Study Reveals The Dangers Of Energy Drinks Especially For Kids

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(PCM) A new study has been conducted by the American Heart Association that has revealed that over 40 % of phone calls made to the poison control center are related to the consumption of energy drinks by young children under the age of 6.

In a majority of the cases, the parents were unaware that their children had consumed the energy drink until they became ill. The children were suffering from both cardiac and neurological symptoms and even in some cases seizures and heart rhythm abnormalities.

The amount of pharmaceutical-grade caffeine and natural additive that is contained in many popular … read more...

The Dangers Of E-Cigarette Use

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(PCM) Many people feel that the use of e-cigarettes are much safer than smoking actual tobacco cigarettes and “vaping” has soared in popularity in recent months. However, are e-cigarettes still considered a health risk?

The answer is yes. New research released by the New England Journal of Medicine claims that the vapor produced by e-cigarettes when turned up to their highest voltage levels, contain a very high concentration of formaldehyde, which is labeled a carcinogen.

While experts do claim that the health risks involved with smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes are much higher, they also feel that there are certain dangers … read more...

At What Age Are You The Happiest?

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(PCM) Many people would assume that growing older would mean longing for our younger years or stressing nuances that come along with aging physically. However, a new study has shown that while our overall physical quality of life may be decreasing,  our mental spirits tend to be doing quite the opposite.

The study of over 10,000 participants from both the U.S. and the U.K. has revealed that people tend to be the happiest in life right around the age of 40.  It is thought that people in their 40’s seem to be more content and settled with their daily lives. … read more...

French Motorcyclist Rides A Wooden Roller Coaster On His Bike

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(PCM) Armed with only his motorcycle and a camera strapped to his helmet, French trials motorcycle rider Julien Dupont rode the entire length of a wooden roller coast track with ease.

The stunt took place on Mexico City’s famous Montana Rusa wooden roller coast that features a track that is over a mile long.  The track also reaches a height of about 108 feet.

Dupont can be seen riding the motorcycle along the coaster’s incredibly narrow wooden platform and even managed to land two back flips during the epic feat.

Dupont himself is quoted saying that the wooden roller coaster … read more...

Anyone Else Offended By The New Weight Watchers Commercial?

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(PCM) Last night during my viewing of The Walking Dead’s mid-season finale, I caught a new commercial from Weight Watchers that left me a bit baffled. In fact, it wasn’t even until the end of the commercial that I realized that I was even viewing a commercial for Weight Watchers.

It was always my opinion that Weight Watchers was anti fat shaming, however the advertisement that I viewed truly seemed to promote the direct opposite. Playing on the popular kid’s tune “Happy And You Know It”, the commercial featured people who were both happy and sad chowing down on a … read more...

Teens Sarcastically Use Hash Tag #ThanksMichelleObama To Vent About Gross School Lunches

(PCM) Teens across the nation have sarcastically began using the hash tag #ThanksMichelleObama to vent their frustrations and utter disgust with the very gross and unappetizing “healthy” lunch options being offered in their schools.

Seriously, a lot of the food pictured in the images posted by the teens on social media looks like some kind of animal slop, certainly not an appetizing and healthy lunch that we would expect our school children to be receiving. School lunches have … read more...

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