National Updates

There are medications available to help people who drink excessive amounts of alcohol reduce or stop their drinking. One such [...]
Mon, Feb 12, 2018
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Decades of smoking in casinos causes the massive buildup of toxic residue on walls, furniture, and in carpets, according to [...]
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
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The vapor from e-cigarettes seems to help pneumonia-causing bacteria stick to the cells that line the airways, according to new [...]
Wed, Feb 07, 2018
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The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some of those variations are associated with a greater risk [...]
Tue, Feb 06, 2018
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Consuming hot tea at high temperatures is associated with an increased risk for esophageal cancer in those who also drink [...]
Mon, Feb 05, 2018
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Pregnant mothers aged 40 and over may have an increased risk for preterm birth, regardless of confounding factors, according to [...]
Wed, Jan 31, 2018
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Although tobacco control measures have reduced overall smoking rates in the United States, a new report says several vulnerable subpopulations [...]
Wed, Jan 31, 2018
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A new study finds that only eight out of 100 smokers who take smoking cessation medications will have benefited from [...]
Tue, Jan 30, 2018
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A new study adds to growing evidence on the harmful health effects of e-cigarettes. The study finds that exposure to [...]
Tue, Jan 30, 2018
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Smoking just one cigarette a day has a much higher risk of developing coronary heart disease and stroke than expected [...]
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
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