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Roundup: Risk of Opioid Overdose Surpasses Car...

The chance of an adult in the U.S. dying accidentally from an opioid overdose is greater than dying in a car accident, according to the...

January 18, 2019 / 3 min read

U.S. Surgeon General Warns: E-Cig Use Among...

In a rare national advisory, the nation’s top public health official warned Americans of the hazards of e-cigarettes, such as the JUUL vaping device, especially...

December 19, 2018 / 3 min read

Roundup: Strength-Building vs. Cardio; No Honey for...

Strength Building Exercises Could Benefit Heart Health More than Aerobics, Study Finds While both aerobic activity and strength-building exercises are very beneficial to overall health,...

November 23, 2018 / 4 min read

Roundup: High or Low BMIs are Unhealthy,...

Both Too High or Too Low BMI Levels Linked to Early Death From Range of Diseases, New Research Finds A higher risk of heart disease...

November 2, 2018 / 4 min read

Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown on...

CDC Urges People to Prepare for Flu Season to Avoid ‘Epidemic Levels’ In the United States, the typical flu season runs from October through May,...

September 14, 2018 / 4 min read

Roundup: Daily Aspirin Debate, STDs Skyrocket and...

Aspirin Therapy Questionable for Those Not at Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke Aspirin therapy — which refers to taking a low-dose aspirin every day to...

August 31, 2018 / 4 min read

Roundup: Lyme Disease, Kids’ Screen Time and...

Lyme Disease From Ticks has Spread to All 50 States, Report Finds The tick-borne illness Lyme disease has been detected in all 50 states and...

August 10, 2018 / 4 min read

Roundup: ‘Gaming Disorder,’ Obesity Rates and Keystone...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Proposed as New Disease by World Health Organization (WHO) Whether it’s Fortnite, Candy Crush, Grand Theft Auto or one of the thousands of...

June 22, 2018 / 3 min read

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’ Depression...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG — is a test that measures...

June 15, 2018 / 4 min read

Roundup: Hurricane Supply Sales Tax Holiday, SPAM...

Starting today, you can stock up on most hurricane supplies without paying a sales tax. Once again, Florida state officials are providing a sales tax...

June 1, 2018 / 2 min read