FDA Demands Plan to Reverse Teen E-Cigarette ‘Epidemic’ – AAFP...

AAFP NewsSeptember 19, 2018 03:04 pm Scott Wilson – Mark Horowitz, M.D., is the kind of newspaper reader who still writes letters to the editor. [female doctor questioning teen patient at office ]. He's also a New York City family...

Donated organs give four people cancer – KXLY Spokane

KXLY SpokaneExperts were shocked to learn that four people developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor. Four European patients developed the breast cancer years after their transplants, with three of them dying of the disease. Dr. Frederike...

Millions of US teens are vaping marijuana; FDA launches crackdown...

WFTV OrlandoA new report from the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that more than 2 million American teens have used an e-cigarette to vape marijuana. >> Read more trending news. The new data, based on a representative...

Light physical activity may reduce stroke severity – Healio

HealioEngaging in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking or swimming, for a few hours a week, was associated with less severe strokes when compared with physical inactivity, according to findings published in Neurology. “Stroke is a major cause...

Moms who breastfeed first child for at least 5 months...

Fox NewsThere are numerous benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby alike, such as shedding pregnancy weight and potentially reducing a baby's risk of contracting certain illnesses. A new study also suggests women who breastfeed for at least five months...

Eastern equine encephalitis detected in mosquito in Massachusetts – The...

The Boston GlobeA mosquito in Massachusetts has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, state health officials announced Wednesday. The disease is serious, and potentially fatal, officials said. Humans can contract the disease via the bite of an ...What...

Surgeon, medical practice, deny negligence in removing woman’s kidney –...

Sioux Falls Argus LeaderA Sioux Falls surgeon is denying that he breached the standard of care when he removed the healthy kidney of a woman who was supposed to have had an adrenal gland removed. In their answer to a...

From Prevention to Treatment: Everything You Need to Know About...

PEOPLE.comThe 2017 – 2018 flu season was the deadliest in years, resulting in a record-breaking number of hospitalizations and several deaths. And while flu season may seem months away, it's crucial to take early action and be armed with information...

From Prevention to Treatment: Everything You Need to Know About...

PEOPLE.comThe 2017 – 2018 flu season was the deadliest in years, resulting in a record-breaking number of hospitalizations and several deaths. And while flu season may seem months away, it's crucial to take early action and be armed with information...

Florida gets federal money for opioid fight – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelFlorida has been awarded $61.7 million to help fight opioid addiction, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. The federal agency said the majority of the funding, $50.1 million, will be targeted to medication-assisted ...Federal agency...

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