Health News Roundup


E-Smoke on Planes, Allergy-Busting Bacteria & Labor...

As more stores stock up on eCigarettes, controversy continues to ignite.  Earlier this week, the American Heart Association issued its first policy statement about electronic...

August 29, 2014 / 2 min read


Chewing Tobacco and Cancer, Sleep Study on...

Longtime Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling said that he has no doubt chewing tobacco was the cause of the cancer that he has been battling...

August 22, 2014 / 3 min read


Global Leadership Summit, Exercise After Heart Attacks...

The 2014 Global Leadership Summit attracted a crowd of more than 89,000 participants from 108 locations around the world who gathered to hear insights about leadership, faith and...

August 15, 2014 / 2 min read


Cancer & Aspirin Study, Smart Tips for...

A daily dose of aspirin — for at least five years — can cut the risk of developing or dying from bowel and stomach cancer,...

August 8, 2014 / 3 min read


Melanoma Alert, Lung Cancer Research, Kids in...

The incidence of melanoma — an aggressive form of skin cancer — has spiked a whopping 200 percent since 1973, according to the acting U.S....

August 1, 2014 / 2 min read


Back-to-School Tax Holiday, Powdered Caffeine Warning, 105-Year-Old...

Mark your calendar: This year, Florida’s annual tax holiday for back-to-school shopping takes place Friday, Aug. 1 – Sunday Aug. 3. Tax holidays for school...

July 25, 2014 / 2 min read


Mosquito Virus Alert, Stroke Prevention, Tiger Woods...

For the first time in the U.S., chikungunya fever has been transmitted locally, with reported cases in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties, according to the...

July 18, 2014 / 2 min read


Teen Hookah Smoking Up, Sugar and Brain...

The number of teens who smoke flavored and unflavored tobacco through a Hookah water pipe device is up dramatically, according to a study in the...

July 11, 2014 / 2 min read


Fast-Food Diet, 5 Sleeping Tips, Addiction &...

Have you heard the story about the man who lost 60 pounds by eating only fast food? Conversations became heated about this Business Insider story:...

July 3, 2014 / 2 min read


Stress in the City, Pet Therapy &...

When it comes to modern living, Miami may have it all — plus an unhealthy dose of stress. That’s the word from researchers who placed...

June 27, 2014 / 3 min read