Tag: e-Cigarettes

E-Cigarettes: Hidden Harms From Toxic Ingredients

The fruity flavors of and odorless smoke emitted by e-cigarettes are not as harmless as users believe. The 10 million...

April 11, 2018

Roundup: Second Wave of Flu?, e-Cig Regulation...

Young Children may be at Risk from Second Wave of Flu, CDC Says The flu season may have already peaked,...

March 30, 2018

Roundup: More Stroke Patients Now Eligible For...

Advances in brain imaging are helping doctors identify additional stroke patients who can receive therapy later than previously believed, according...

January 26, 2018

Roundup: DASH, Mediterranean Plans Top ‘Best Diets’...

Nutrition and medical experts have again placed two diets that focus on the health benefits of fruits and vegetables at...

January 5, 2018

Roundup: Study Offers Hope for ‘Chronic Fatigue...

The cause of “chronic fatigue syndrome” (CFS) has been somewhat of a mystery to physicians who struggle with a firm...

August 4, 2017

Protect Your Family (and Pets) Against ‘Thirdhand...

As reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show a continuing overall decline in smoking rates...

February 20, 2017

Roundup: 1 in 3 Adults Misdiagnosed as...

As many as one in three adults who’ve been diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the chronic respiratory disorder,...

January 27, 2017

Roundup: Rise of E-Cigarette Use Among Youth...

Actions should be taken by public officials and others to "protect the health of our nation’s young people," according to...

December 9, 2016

Roundup: High Exercise Level Reduces Risk of...

Researchers analyzed 174 studies published between 1980 and 2016 to determine the effect of exercise on five diseases: breast cancer,...

August 12, 2016

Teens Who Try e-Cigs More Likely to...

"We're concerned that kids who experiment with e-cigarettes may be moving on to other types of tobacco products."

June 17, 2016

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You’ve probably heard it before, but it cannot be stressed enough — strokes are dangerous and can be deadly. Stroke is the No. 5 killer...