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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

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

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