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First Death Tied to Lung Injury From Vaping Reported in Illinois

August 24, 2019   ·   0 Comments

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — An Illinois resident who was hospitalized after suffering severe respiratory illness related to vaping has died, state health officials reported ...

Backpacks Shouldn’t Be a Back-to-School Burden on Health

SATURDAY, Aug. 24, 2019 — Books, tablets, lunch: Stuff can really start to weigh heavily in your kid’s school backpack. And so experts at the ...

Give This Recipe for Tasty, Nutritious Beets a Try

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — “Eating the rainbow” is a great way to harness the different micronutrients in fruits and vegetables. Among the reds (and ...

HPV Vaccination Rate in U.S. Girls Has Stalled

THURSDAY, Aug. 22 — While there’s been a slight uptick in the number of American boys who get the HPV vaccine to help prevent certain ...

Cases of Lung Injury Tied to Vaping Keep Rising

THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 — Chance Ammirata was a vaper for almost two years. But three weeks ago, the 18-year-old began to have trouble breathing. ...

Aging Narrows Gender Gap in Flu Vaccine Response

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 — Here’s some bad news for older women during flu season: Aging reduces the stronger immune response that women typically have ...

When Does Heart Health Return to Normal After Quitting Smoking?

TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 — When you stop smoking, your heart starts to rebound right away, but a full recovery can take as long as ...

How to Enjoy Cheese Without the Guilt

TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 — Americans eat three times as much cheese as just 50 years ago, but not because we’re enjoying careful indulgences like ...

How to Protect a Loved One With Dementia During a Heat Wave

MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 — Heat waves can pose a serious risk to people with Alzheimer’s disease, so their families should know how to keep ...

Many Parents Would Switch Doctors Over Vaccination Policy, Poll Finds

MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 — Forty percent of U.S. parents say they would likely find a new doctor if their child’s primary care provider sees ...

FDA Approves Inrebic Capsules for Myelofibrosis

FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 — Inrebic (fedratinib) capsules have been approved to treat adults with intermediate-2 or high-risk primary or secondary myelofibrosis, making it the ...

As School Starts, Pack That Lunch With Nutritional Goodies

SUNDAY, Aug. 18, 2019 — Planning for your children’s return to school this fall should include thinking about how to pack healthy lunches that they’ll ...

Exercise Your Blues Away

FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 — Exercise is good medicine for depression, researchers report. “The evidence of the use of physical activity and exercise for the ...

5 Health Tips to Promote Back-to-School Success

SATURDAY, Aug. 17, 2019 — Healthy kids do better in school — something parents need to think about as they prepare for a new academic ...

Pot Poisonings Among Kids, Teens Double After Medical Marijuana Law Passed

FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 — Pot-related poisoning calls involving kids and teens more than doubled in Massachusetts after the state legalized medical marijuana, a new ...

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