Public Health

E-Cigarettes Found To Be Less Addictive Than Cigarettes

E-cigarettes appear to be less addictive than cigarettes for former smokers- and this could assist in efforts to understand how to curb cigarette smoking, according to researchers. The popularity of e-cigarettes, which typically deliver nicotine, propylen ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 16 2023 - 1:36pm

Virtual Pollution Statistically Linked To Irregular Heartbeats In China

A new paper in Canadian Medical Association Journal has linked irregular heartbeats in 322 Chinese cities to small-micron particulate matter, invisible pollution that needs an electron microscope to visualize. Given its minute size, PM 2.5 is one-fourth th ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 1 2023 - 3:29pm

Obesity Is A Pediatric Disease, And Entirely Preventable

In the past two decades, children have become more obese and have developed obesity at a younger age. A 2020 report found that 14.7 million children and adolescents in the U.S. live with obesity. Because obesity is a known risk factor for serious health p ...

Article - The Conversation - May 6 2023 - 5:01am

Like Drinking, College Student Binge Eating Can Have Future Consequences If Unchecked

New food surveys show what you probably knew; if you eat too much, you will get fat, and obesity is a risk factor for numerous health issues. ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 25 2023 - 1:15pm

COVID-19 Led To More Youth Obesity- And More Bariatric Surgery

Calories cause obesity and while everyone wants a magic solution to eating too much for a prolonged period of time, those with the means can make it reality in the form of surgery. COVID-19 set off a panic in much of culture. Schools were closed, people we ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 30 2023 - 12:47pm

Why Organ Donation Centers Might Skip Top Candidates

An organ donor waiting list is not just who has been waiting the longest, an equation ranks patients based on age, waiting time, and other checklist. Yet the 'other factors may' mean a secret sauce that leads to disparity the same way EPA panels ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 8 2023 - 10:35am

UPF OMG: The Dinner Table Is Not A Periodic Table

A short time ago, the National Institutes of Health 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee held its second public meeting to discuss recommended changes. It was very authoritative, they said they were concerned about cancer and chemicals and obesity an ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 12 2023 - 10:40am

Acupuncture And Chiropractors Are Alt Medicine For White People- Including Veterans

It is well established that although acupuncture, chiropractic care, massage therapy, yoga, and meditation/mindfulness market themselves as Asian traditional techniques that will help buyers avoid the same Big Pharma industry that gives us cancer treatment ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 16 2023 - 10:02am

Asia Shouldn't Worry About PM2.5 When The Killer Is PM10

A new paper laments fine particulate matter in Asia. which is like worrying about third-hand smoke when actual smoking is still killing people there. ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 11 2023 - 4:03pm

Link Between Oral Cancers And Sexual Behavior

In recent years, there have been efforts to reconsider cancers of the uterine cervix oropharyngeal, penile, vulvar and anal as sexually transmitted diseases. The reason is because of their link to human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is everywhere and has been ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 17 2023 - 10:59am