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Stamping out superbugs: A clear and present danger

Bacteria are found nearly everywhere. They’re in your food, recreational waters, and even the air. Some bacteria help keep you healthy. But some can make...

With all this bird flu around, how safe are eggs, chicken or milk

Recent outbreaks of bird flu—in US dairy herds, poultry farms in Australia and elsewhere, and isolated cases in humans—have raised the issue of food...

With H5N1 detected in dairy cows, is it safe to drink milk?

Bird flu virus has been found in milk from infected dairy cattle. The Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, is preparing in case the current...

Alarming increase in alcohol-related health issues in middle-aged women during pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, middle-aged women saw significant rises in health problems caused by alcohol, according to a study from the University of Pittsburgh,...

Reducing smoking does not always mean reducing lung cancer

In Sweden, a country known for its health-conscious population and progressive public health policies, a surprising trend has emerged. Despite a dramatic decrease in the...

How quitting smoking boosts your blood pressure health

Quitting smoking is one of the most challenging yet rewarding decisions a person can make for their health. While most people are aware of smoking's...

Some diabetes drug may help treat alcohol addiction

Semaglutide, originally designed to manage diabetes, has garnered attention as a promising weight loss medication. Beyond its weight loss benefits, anecdotal reports have sparked interest...

The growing concern of cannabis use disorder

In recent years, the use of cannabis, also known as marijuana, has increased, and so has its strength. This rise has led to a growing...

New York City among the safest cities for gun violence, study finds

Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have shed new light on how safe New York City is compared to other cities across...

Vaping can increase risk of COVID-19

In a revealing study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Riverside, it's been discovered that vaping, the act of inhaling vapor produced...