Healthcare Economy

Do E-Cigarettes Cause A Surge In Heart Attack Risk?

There has been little exact proof about how much damage e-cigarettes can do to health. Also know as “e-cigs,” “vapes,” “e-hookahs,” “vape pens” and “electronic nicotine delivery systems,” the public ...
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How Soon Will Robots Replace Doctors?

Robots proved to be far better than human doctors at predicting whether a high-risk lesion is benign or a malignant predecessor to breast cancer. An artificial intelligence (AI) system developed ...
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Fast Food Much Less Healthy Than 3 Decades Ago

Fast food is usually characterized as unhealthy, with high amounts of fat, salt and sugar. A new study shows that many of these problems have worsened and that fast foods ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The government of the Philippines has banned the importation, sales and distribution of Dengvaxia products manufactured by Sanofi (NASDAQ: SNY) subsidiary Sanofi Pasteur, and it revoked the products' certificates of ...
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Who’s to Blame for the US Opioid Epidemic

For more than half a decade, the United States has seen an incredible rise of an opioid epidemic within its borders. Fatal overdoses have claimed the lives of many as ...
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America's Unsafe Medical Products

The government of the Philippines has banned the importation, sales and distribution of Dengvaxia products manufactured by Sanofi (NASDAQ: SNY) subsidiary Sanofi Pasteur, and it revoked the products' certificates of ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The government of the Philippines has banned the importation, sales and distribution of Dengvaxia products manufactured by Sanofi (NASDAQ: SNY) subsidiary Sanofi Pasteur, and it revoked the products' certificates of ...
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Trump Is Obese, Like 93 Million Other Americans

President Donald Trump had his annual physical. He weighs 243 pounds and stands six feet and three inches tall. That gives him a body mass index of 30.4, which is ...
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Tobacco Use Surges Among Young People, Triggered by E-Cigarettes

Around 4.9 million middle and high school students used tobacco in 2018. That is up from 3.6 million in 2017, a 36% increase. Virtually the entire increase was due to ...
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Alarming Trends on E-Cigarette Use Among High School and Middle School Students

It is supposed to be undeniable that smoking and using any forms of tobacco is bad for your health. And the rate of smoking cigarettes has been on the decline ...
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Number of Uninsured Americans Hits 4-Year High

The number of uninsured Americans reached 13.7% in the fourth quarter of last year, the highest rate since 2014. The rate also rose from 10.9% in 2016, and that increase ...
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Flu Season Could Cost Employers $17 Billion

Flu season is here, right on time to bring headaches and misery not only to millions of people but to their employers as well. Outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas ...
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Air Becomes Unbreathable in Delhi, One of World's Largest Cities

The air quality in one of the world's largest cities became so bad in the past two days that it is not fit to breathe, even for healthy people. Delhi, ...
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Hemp May Be Legal Now, but Products Still Need to Jump Through FDA Hoops

Last week, the U.S. president signed the 2018 Farm Bill, which included changes to federal law governing growing and distributing hemp. The bill removes hemp from the list of Schedule ...
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Vaping More Popular Than Ever Among US Teens

The percentage of U.S. 12-graders who report using vaping devices in 2018 is up by more than a third compared to 2017. According to the latest annual "Monitoring the Future" ...
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