Tag: smoking hazards

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

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

Smokeout 2018: Smoking Habit is Down But...

Despite a barrage of clinical studies over the decades confirming the health hazards of tobacco use, nearly 38 million Americans...

November 15, 2018

U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low, New...

About 14 percent of U.S. adults said they were smokers last year — that’s down from 16 percent the year...

June 20, 2018

Roundup: Grilled Meats & Hypertension; Restricting Opioids;...

Overly Cooked, Grilled Meats Linked to Higher Risk of Hypertension Eating grilled or barbecued meats regularly, and cooking these meats...

March 23, 2018

Roundup: Less Nicotine in Cigarettes; Underweight Newborns;...

FDA Proposes Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes to Curb Addiction In a move that could have a drastic effect on...

March 16, 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

Smokeout 2017: 1 in 5 Americans Still...

One in five Americans are using a tobacco product, primarily cigarettes, cigars, or pipes, according to a new report by...

November 16, 2017

Lower Breast Cancer Risk With Lifestyle Choices

Jane Mendez, M.D., Miami Cancer Institute, advises patients to focus on lifestyle factors that are proven to contribute to increased...

October 26, 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

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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...