report says over 6 million US middle, high school students used tobacco products

CDC Report: Over 6M US middle, HS students used tobacco products

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey, showing that over 6 million middle and high...
Too much sleep, lack of sleep linked to pulmonary fibrosis

Too much sleep, lack of sleep linked to pulmonary fibrosis

Whether you have too much sleep or lack of sleep, you are more likely to have pulmonary fibrosis, based on a new study from...
Owning a dog at an early age lessens risk of schizophrenia

Owning a dog at an early age lessens risk of schizophrenia

Owning or exposure to a dog in early life can lower the risk of a person developing schizophrenia as an adult according to a...
NHS England medical director warns against quick fix diets and tea-toxes

Avoid ‘quick fix diets and tea-toxes’ – NHS England medical director

NHS England's medical director Stephen Powis has said that people looking to lose weight should avoid quick fix diets because they do not work...
cycle walking reduce heart attack risk

Walk or cycle to work to lower incidence of heart attack — study

A new study from England encourages people to walk or cycle to work to reduce the incidence of heart attack. The study revealed the link...
weight loss lower breast cancer risk

Lower breast cancer risk found among women who lost weight after 50

Women who lost weight after age 50 manifested a lower risk of breast cancer compared to women whose weight remained the same, according to...
Half of US adults to become obese in 10 years

Study: Half of US adults will be obese within 10 years if not addressed

A study is predicting that more than half of US adults will become obese within 10 years if the country does not collectively adopt...
US rules changes for kidney transplants

US government to make more kidneys available for transplants

The US government has announced a proposal to change rules and make more kidneys available for transplants in the country. According to the government, the...
Treatment costs for newborns exposed to opioids increased US

Treatment cost for newborns exposed to opioids increased in US — Study

A study has revealed that the cost of treatment for newborns in US hospitals who were exposed to opioids increased to $572.7 million. The study,...
CDC flu deaths US

CDC: At least 1,300 people died from flu in US this season

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a preliminary estimate indicating that at least 1,300 people have died from the...

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