Study concludes what potheads have always hoped: Marijuana in moderation won’t damage your lungs.
No, this isn’t The Onion. Or an ad from a marijuana advocacy group. The New York Times posted a controversial story this week citing a large government study that found that regularly smoking pot—one joint a day—over a period of 20 years didn’t impair lung function. Researchers with the National Institutes of Health followed over 5,000 stoners, er, subjects, in four U.S. cities starting around the age of 25.
Have you already given up on your 2012 resolution to finally get fit this year? Here's some of the latest research that might motivate you to crank up your weekly workout. And we like where this is heading: Coffee, chocolate and beer might actually boost athletic performance.
The first week of 2012 is coming to an end, which means most of us abandoned our I’m-absolutely-going-to-get-in-shape-this-year resolution three days ago. Here’s a Year in Fitness wrap-up from one of our favorite fitness blogs, including a reminder on how exercise just might be the fountain of youth. But we—and you—already knew that.