Tag: smoking hazards

Roundup: Top Predictors of Long COVID; Fewer...

Researchers Cite Top 5 Symptoms that Can ‘Predict’ Becoming COVID-19 Long Hauler, Study Finds Many studies are underway to determine...

March 19, 2021

Smokeout 2020: Reducing Lung Cancer Risk Via...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to...

November 19, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: First U.S. Case of Reinfection;...

Nevada Man, 25, First Confirmed Case of ‘Reinfection’ With COVID-19, Case Study Says A 25-year-old man from Nevada was infected...

October 16, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Higher Risks Linked to Smoking/Vaping;...

Research: Those Who Vape or Smoke Cigarettes are at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Infection, Severe Illness A diagnosis of COVID-19...

September 11, 2020

Baptist HealthTalk: Podcasts Feature Experts on Health,...

From the common cold to the latest cancer breakthrough, you can now get the latest information on a range of...

February 18, 2020

Roundup: Belly Fat’s Higher Health Risks; Another...

‘Belly Fat’ Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke, New Study Finds For the first time, researchers say...

January 24, 2020

Lung Cancer: Vital Facts You Need to...

Which cancer claims the most U.S. lives each year? Lung cancer is still the answer, despite the cigarette smoking rate...

November 20, 2019

e-Cigs and Vaping: Know the Major Health...

Nicotine is a very addictive chemical and remains widely available in the form of traditional tobacco products, such as cigarettes,...

November 7, 2019

Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t Rely...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high...

April 12, 2019

Roundup: Deaths From Dementia Rising; Smoking and...

U.S. Deaths from Dementia Could Have More Than Doubled Since 2000, CDC Reports A new report by the National Center...

March 15, 2019

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