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More Than Half of Parents of Sleep-deprived Teens Blame Electronics

More Than Half of Parents of Sleep-deprived Teens Blame Electronics

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — It’s no secret that many teenagers stay up late to scroll through social media or catch up with friends on phones. And 56 percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe this use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye. Forty-three percent…

Consumers Cite Health Concerns, Cost as Reasons They Eat Less Meat

Consumers Cite Health Concerns, Cost as Reasons They Eat Less Meat

Two out of every three participants in a U.S. consumer survey report that they are eating less of at least one type of meat, according to a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.…

Adolescent Users of Juul, Other E-Cigarette Pods Exposed to Nearly As Much Nicotine as Smokers

Adolescent Users of Juul, Other E-Cigarette Pods Exposed to Nearly As Much Nicotine as Smokers

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A new study on use of electronic cigarettes among adolescents reports striking findings: that young users of newer “pod” e-cigarette devices are absorbing nicotine at levels approaching nicotine exposure from traditional combustible cigarettes. The research, a collaboration between scientists at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and pediatricians…

USDA Partners with HHS to Support Rural Communities Combating Opioid Misuse

USDA Partners with HHS to Support Rural Communities Combating Opioid Misuse

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Thursday that a group of Cooperative Extension partners will have…

Measles Case in Cruise Ship Passenger

Measles Case in Cruise Ship Passenger

On the afternoon of August 6th, a teenager visiting with her parents from overseas boarded a cruise ship…

Kids + Screen Time = Dry Eyes

Kids + Screen Time = Dry Eyes

WASHINGTON — Kids are addicted to cell phones, tablets … anything with an electronic screen. The problem is, it’s…

New study finds that E-Cigarettes Increase Cardiovascular Risk as Much as Cigarettes

New study finds that E-Cigarettes Increase Cardiovascular Risk as Much as Cigarettes

The usage of e-cigarettes containing nicotine has a significant impact on vascular functions claims new study. Research published…

Flight Attendants at Elevated Risk of Several Forms of Cancer

Flight Attendants at Elevated Risk of Several Forms of Cancer

Boston, MA – U.S. flight attendants have a higher prevalence of several forms of cancer, including breast cancer, uterine…

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