Public Health

These two e-cigarette flavors are the most harmful

Two e-cigarette flavors are the most harmful

In a new study, researchers found that some artificial flavors in the e-cigarette are more harmful than the nicotine itself. They may increase users’ heart...

Friends and family, not doctors, may mainly contribute to opioid misuse

In a new study, researchers found that family members and friends rather than doctors may serve as a gateway to opioid abuse in patients. The...

A big cause of the current opioid crisis

Recently, researchers led by Monash University have found that inappropriate pain control after surgery causes most of the opioid abuse. This may be the big...
This stuff in the air may harm your artery health

This stuff in the air may harm your artery health

In a new study, researchers found that exposure to ambient ozone may accelerate arterial conditions that could develop into heart disease and stroke. It's the...
How to prevent alcohol poisoning

How to prevent alcohol poisoning

Alcohol poisoning is more common and life-threatening than many people realize. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are about 2,200 alcohol...
6 warning signs that you’re dealing with a health fraud scam

6 warning signs that you’re dealing with a health fraud scam

Everyone wants to be healthy. Common health goals may include losing weight, building muscles, controlling chronic health conditions, sleeping better, reducing aging, running faster, and...
Cambridge study shows that Coco-Cola can ‘quash' health research

Cambridge study shows that Coco-Cola can ‘quash’ health research

In a new study, researchers found that a contract mechanism may allow Coca-Cola to "quash" findings from some of the health research. The research was...
About 1 in 4 older people in the U.S. store guns unlocked and loaded

About 1 in 4 older people in the U.S. store guns unlocked and loaded

In a new study, researchers found that among older people who own guns in the U.S., about 25% may store their weapons unlocked and...
Secondhand smoking may increase your blood pressure

Secondhand smoking may increase your blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that smoky places, like a smoky room or a smoky car, could increase blood pressure and harm heart...
Fact and fiction about quitting smoking you should know

Fact and fiction about quitting smoking you should know

Tobacco smoking is an unhealthy lifestyle habit, and it is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Previous research has found that...

Most Popular

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...