Latest Drug Abuse Statistics in Young People

This November, there have been several new UK studies released which indicate a frightening trend in the abuse of drugs and alcohol, which affects young people and their safety. One survey of over 8000 young drivers (17-24 years old) carried out by Auto Trader, which is a UK motoring magazine and website, showed a dangerous trend towards driving under the influence of either drink, drugs or both. In today’s binge drinking and drug abuse culture amongst young people it is unfortunately no surprise that as many as 17% of those surveyed admitted regular use of Cannabis (Marijuana), more alarmingly 12% frequently use the dangerous class A drug Cocaine, and 10% revealed regular use of Ecstasy. However, the most considerable risk …

Know the Common Birth Control Side Effects of Pills

Any form of medication, whether it is a prescription or over-the-counter drug, has certain side effects. As for the intake of birth control pills, the side effects commonly experienced by women are either negative or positive. The effects, however, can be considered negative or positive, depending on a woman’s condition. Among the positive effects of using birth control pills are lighter flow of menstruation, less cramping, and more precise duration of menstrual period. These benefits are regarded by most women as relief in their everyday lives and productivity. For these reasons, young girls and women talk to their gynecologists to get birth control pills prescription even if they don’t need the pills for its primary purpose of preventing pregnancy. Despite …

Know the Benefits and the Disadvantages of Taking Birth Control Pills

Today, sexually active young and adult women have wide variations of birth control options to choose from. Among the most popular contraceptive options are the barrier methods, the hormonal methods, the natural family planning, and sterilization. In the various birth control methods developed for females, majority of them prefer to use birth control pills, for these are highly noted for their efficiency, usage convenience, and affordability. Aside from the pills’ effectiveness in preventing unwanted pregnancies, oral contraceptives also provide other health benefits to users, thus, making them one of the most in-demand forms of birth control methods in the market. Despite the safety claims of birth control pill, this type of oral contraception also has some risks and complications with …

Kitchen Carpet Spill

A spill on the kitchen carpet can be anything from a child’s cup falling off the table to muddy footprints around the room. Properly dealing with the kitchen spill is what seperates the professionals from everyone else. With a little bit of common knowledge, many of the spills that occur can be cleaned up and corrected fast and easily. Knowing how to react to spills in the kitchen are what makes things easier than ever. The first thing to do, is use a bit of common sense. Its important for you to take very quick action and be smart about the first steps you take in cleaning up your kitchen carpet spill. To put it in other terms – don’t …

Kick Home Improvement Up a Notch with Eclectic Home Decor

When was the last time you updated your home decor? Does your home improvement plan regularly incorporate home decor ideas? If not, you’re not alone. Although most people are conscientious about keeping up with home repairs, they often neglect interior design. They may regularly shop at home improvement stores, but never set foot in home decor supply stores. As a result, walking into their homes is like a flash from the past – the equivalent of seeing someone wearing bell-bottom jeans or a polyester disco shirt. Times change, and home decor interiors need to change as well. Let’s take country decor as an example. The blue walls, the rose carpeting, the dried flower arrangements, the wallpaper borders, and the cross-stitch …