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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How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health

When you visit your doctor, chances are that lifestyle factors like diet and exercise are part of the conversation. Increasingly, so is sleep. Sleep deprivation not...

Don’t Let COVID-19 or the Flu...

The holidays are approaching and, once again, the pandemic will impact how we gather with family and friends. What can you do to protect yourself...

After Breast Cancer Journey, Survivor Gives...

When widow Angie Taylor moved to Plantation from Maryland in 2015, she was ready to start a new chapter of her life. At 48, and...

Words of a Breast Cancer Survivor:...

Living in Boca Raton and working for a real estate developer in Miami, Lee Ann Ryan has a busy career and puts some mileage on...

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Mulls Moderna, J&J...

Moderna Seeks FDA Approval for Booster Shot at One-Half Dose An advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously Thursday to...

World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low...

Long before the pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold. Issues with the cervical...

A Lifesaving Shower for Cancer Survivor

Rather than using her usual soap and a loofah in the shower, Charlenne Miranda picked up some shower gel. It was a move that she...

U.S. Panel: Restrict or Stop Daily...

New draft guidelines by a U.S. panel of experts urges further restrictions of daily aspirin intake to lower the risk of a first heart attack...

Fear of COVID-19 Almost Leads to...

As a clinical art therapist for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Morgen Chesonis-Gonzalez is always diligent about getting her annual mammogram and other health screenings during...

Examining Benign Breast Conditions

Annual screening mammograms can detect breast cancer at an early stage when it is most treatable, but often mammograms show other irregularities in the breasts...