Health News

E-cigarette Poisonings Increase
Electronic cigarettes have grown in popularity over the past several years. But greater popularity and use also mean more opportunities for children to find them.
Increasing Quality of Life in the US
While there are a number of public health issues that still need to be fixed, there are signs that our overall health and quality of life is improving.
Shorter Lifespan With Cigarettes
Smoking can shave years off a person’s life and lead to an early death. Even if a man lives into his 70s, smoking can still steal several years of life.
Verdict on E-Cigs Still Out
Quitting smoking can be extremely difficult. There may be a slight possibility that an electronic cigarette could help smokers wean off the habit, but long-term risks are still unknown.
Knowledge May Be The Key To Quitting
Understanding the health hazards of smoking may help more people to quit. Simplifying information about the dangers of smoking could make the truth accessible to more people.  
No Smoking in Many Psych Hospitals
Many psychiatric hospitals have started helping patients quit smoking, which is terrific. But the same hospitals may not be preparing patients to remain smoke-free when they go home.
Smoking is Bad to the Bone
The body is designed to heal after breaking a bone. But it may not be designed to heal a broken bone while processing cigarette smoke and nicotine.
Live Longer, Avoid Accidents
The top causes of death in the US for people under 50 are not from disease. Extra caution while driving, saying no to drugs and leading a healthy lifestyle could go a long way to keep a person alive.
Helping Cancer Patients Quit Smoking
Quitting smoking is important for cancer patients. Interventions, support and education are essential to encouraging every smoking cancer patient to quit right now. 
Tobacco is Tobacco is Tobacco
It’s time to debunk myths about hookah smoking being safer than cigarette smoking. As cigarette smoking has plunged over the last decade, teens are turning to hookah smoking .