Addicts who live in close proximity to one another tend to reinforce one another’s bad habits. People who are substance dependent say that pressure and unsolicited visits from other users are factors that make it harder to overcome their addiction.
An new study shows that whopping 69 percent of Russian women use herbal medicines during their pregnancies, as compared to 17 percent in Norway. The study also shows that pregnant women don't always tell their doctors about their use of these medicines - but should.
A reservoir of meltwater the size of Ireland has been found within Greenland’s ice sheet. The reservoir may increase the melting of the inland ice in the future and provides fundamental new insights into the dynamics of the Greenland ice cap.