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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Roundup: Risks of ‘White Coat Hypertension’;...

‘White Coat Hypertension’ May Double Risk of Death From Heart Disease If your blood pressure surges above a normal level at the doctor’s office because...

Healthy Brunches: Do’s and Don’ts

As the weekend approaches, plans may call for a Father’s Day brunch. After all, brunch can be a great time for family and friends to...

Men’s Health: Top 10 Excuses for...

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease...

#BaptistHealthy: Tzatziki Sauce

It’s all about the sauce! Tzatziki sauce is easy to prepare and can be served with so many options. Pair it in the morning with...

Motion Analysis Fine-Tunes Rehab of Orthopedic...

All-Star forward Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors, was forced out of Game 5 of the NBA Finals Monday after he ruptured his right...

Sunscreen Ingredients: Clarifying the Confusion

Sunscreen provides vital protection year-round against the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which are linked to the skin’s premature aging, sunburn and a person’s risk of...

Is White Meat Really Healthier Than...

It’s a widely established notion that white meat is generally healthier than red meat. But a new study is pushing back against this popular belief....

Roundup: FDA’s Warning for Pregnant Women...

FDA Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid Vinpocetine, A Dietary Supplement Ingredient The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning pregnant women and women of...

Deadly Falls in Older Adults Rising,...

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is rising sharply, according to a major new study published this...

Healthy Recipe: Tortellini Primavera Salad

A healthy way for the entire family to enjoy eating vegetables is to serve this delicious tortellini primavera salad. This pasta salad is easy to...