Public Health

Can't Go To The Dentist? Studies Show Chewing Gum Can Help

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Article - Taylor Wallace - Dec 22 2020 - 3:55pm

Longitudinal Study Shows Vaping Is Not As Harmful As Smoking

Smoking is on the decline, and that's a good thing. The evidence is clear that smoking kills. But what about tobacco? A few years ago groups like the U.S. Centers for Disease Control began to suggest nicotine was as harmful as smoking; meaning it was ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 5 2021 - 4:29pm

Judge Issues Decree Against Valley Processing, Inc. For Contamination Of Juice Sent To Schools, Safeway, And More

In 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration went after  Valley Processing, Inc. of Sunnyside, Washington, along with the company’s owner and president, Mary Ann Bliesner, due to inorganic arsenic and patulin toxins at levels that can pose health risks t ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 15 2021 - 3:05pm

Deaths From COVID-19 Are Different From Other Respiratory Distress, But ICU Practices Are The Same

If someone elderly with blood clots and cancer treatment dies from respiratory distress, the federal government is generous about calling it a COVID-19 death. Even gunshot victims are considered COVID-19 related if they had tested positive for the virus in ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 20 2021 - 2:16pm

Poor Kids In Developing Nations Are Geting Fatter Too- Because Food Is More Affordable

In 1975, four percent of school-age kids were overweight and the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration says that was up to 18 percent in 2016. Like with smoking and alcoholism, obesity is often a pediatric disease- people who start early are far more likely to kee ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 22 2021 - 11:07am