Category: Health & fitness

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Study: Vapers May Prompt Smokers to Quit

Study: Vapers May Prompt Smokers to Quit

Smokers who regularly spent time with e-cigarette users (vapers) were about 20 percent...

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FDA Hopes to Spare Dogs in Veterinary Drug Trials

FDA Hopes to Spare Dogs in Veterinary Drug Trials

Under a new plan, the FDA hopes to make obsolete a certain type of drug trial that...

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Do You Clean Your Baby's Pacifier With Your Mouth?

Do You Clean Your Baby's Pacifier With Your Mouth?

A parent sucking on a pacifier was linked to suppressed levels of an antibody related...

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High-Obesity States Have Least Weight-Loss Surgery

High-Obesity States Have Least Weight-Loss Surgery

People with the greatest need for weight-loss surgery -- the standard of care for...

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Air Quality in California: Devastating Fire Leads to a New Danger

Air Quality in California: Devastating Fire Leads to a...

A week after the most destructive fire in state history ripped through this small...

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Pets Can Double as Asthma Antidote

Pets Can Double as Asthma Antidote

Raising a baby in a household with dogs and cats may offer some protection from...

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Here's More Evidence Obesity Can Shorten Your Life

Here's More Evidence Obesity Can Shorten Your Life

Being statistically obese, but not simply overweight, was tied to a 27 percent increase...

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Weight training about an hour a week may cut stroke risk by 40 to 70 percent

Weight training about an hour a week may cut stroke risk...

Less than an hour of weekly resistance exercise compared with no resistance exercise...

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Hot bath may improve inflammation, metabolism: Study

Hot bath may improve inflammation, metabolism: Study

A hot-water immersion may improve aspects of the inflammatory profile and enhance...

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'Huffing' Deodorant Cost One Teen His Life

'Huffing' Deodorant Cost One Teen His Life

To highlight the continued dangers of huffing, Dutch physicians outline the tragic...

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First Brand Named in Turkey Salmonella Outbreak

First Brand Named in Turkey Salmonella Outbreak

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and other regulatory agencies have not released...

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Debunking Stereotypes Around Veterans and PTSD

Debunking Stereotypes Around Veterans and PTSD

Readers tell us about the stereotypes they have encountered around veterans and...

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A Juul Case for $5,000?

A Juul Case for $5,000?

Smokers are customizing their trendy vape pens with purple glitter, fake designer...

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Rapid Cure Approved for Sleeping Sickness, a Horrific Illness

Rapid Cure Approved for Sleeping Sickness, a Horrific Illness

Parasites transmitted by tsetse flies travel to the brain, causing paranoia, fury...

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The Price of Cool: A Teenager, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction

The Price of Cool: A Teenager, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction

E-cigarettes may help tobacco smokers quit. But the alluring devices can swiftly...