Tag: lung health

Vaping’s Impact on Young Brains; Flu Uptick;...

Vaping by children and teens surged 75 percent  in 2018, compared to 2017, according to a policy statement issued this week...

February 1, 2019

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...

December 19, 2018

5 Things to Know About Red Tide

As the Karenia brevis organism continues to bloom off Florida’s Atlantic Coast, here are 5 things you need to know...

October 4, 2018

Lung Health: Low-dose CT Scan to Detect...

Each year, more Americans die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer...

August 2, 2018

Surprising Signs of Adult-Onset Asthma

That persistent cough that keeps you up at night may stem from more than just a tickle in the back...

July 10, 2018

‘Dry Drowning’ Averted: Girl, 4, Recovers After...

Four-year-old Elianna Grace of Bradenton, Florida, is recovering after experiencing a near “dry drowning,” a rare condition that her mom...

April 25, 2018

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

Q&A on Living With COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a progressive lung disease that damages the airways...

November 30, 2017

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World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially children. In 2017, the number...

‘Added Sugars’ on U.S. Food Labels...

New rules requiring “Nutrition Facts” food and drink labels to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have significant health and cost-saving benefits throughout...

More on Head, Neck Cancers: ‘Game-Changing’...

Immunotherapy will be a “game-changing” treatment for head and neck cancers, while more clinical trials are on the horizon for Miami Cancer Institute. This is...

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online;...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

Healthy Passover Recipes: Creative Uses of...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with recipes.  While most people associate Passover...

Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...

Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older than 50, it is increasingly...

#BaptistHealthy: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash is healthy, homemade and hearty. Roasted sweet potato, bell pepper, onion and rosemary are the makings of this winning hash. It also...