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Does Nicotine Exposure Harms Kids? Tobacco Users May Not Agree.

Tobacco Users May Not Agree Nicotine Harms Kids

Users of tobacco products are less likely than the public to agree that nicotine exposure is dangerous for children, according to a study by...

Depression Linked to Asthma Onset in African American Women

Depression and asthma—two of the most vexing public health issues in the United States—were once thought to have no connection. But a new study by...

In the cloud: How coughs and sneezes float farther than you...

The next time you feel a sneeze coming on, raise your elbow to cover up that multiphase turbulent buoyant cloud you’re about to expel. That’s...

Obesity associated with lower academic attainment in teen girls

Obesity in adolescent girls is associated with lower academic attainment levels throughout their teenage years, a new study has shown. The research conducted by the...

Hangovers do not seem to have much influence on the time...

Many if not most people during their lives have experienced a hangover. Some people believe that hangovers might delay subsequent drinking through pain and...

Internet-Based Study Aims to Help Infertile Couples

Infertility is among the most painful problems a couple can face, with emotional repercussions that can last for years—or a lifetime. The causes are...

Hepatitis C Virus Proven to Remain Infectious for Up to Six...

Yale researchers from the schools of public health and medicine have proven that an accidental drop of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) can remain...

Suicide widely deemed immoral because it ‘taints the soul’

Suicide is a major public health issue; it takes the lives of more than a million people each year. It is also widely believed...

U.S. ranks near bottom in efficiency of health care spending

A new study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and McGill University in Montreal reveals that the United States health...

Herpes viruses associated with cognitive impairment

The herpes virus that produces cold sores during times of stress now has been linked to cognitive impairment throughout life, according to a new...

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