FDA announces new steps to curb youth tobacco use
The FDA announced today that to get youth to stop smoking, it will revisit significant parts of two policies that restrict access to newly regulated non-combustible tobacco...
19 hours ago - Healio
The FDA Is Severely Restricting the Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes. Here's What to Know
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday followed through on a rumored plan to significantly restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in an effort to keep young users...
20 hours ago - Time - 6 articles
E-cigarettes affect platelet function similarly to tobacco cigarettes
Smoking electronic cigarettes provokes changes in soluble CD40-ligand, soluble P-selectin and platelet function in smokers and nonsmokers in ways that are similar to the...
1 day ago - Healio
High Availability of Tobacco Makes Pregnant Women Smoke
Women who are pregnant living in a neighborhood where there are lots of cigarettes-selling shops, are at a high risk to smoke, a study reveals.
3 days ago - Medindia Health
Study reveals link between tobacco availability and smoking during pregnancy
Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy if they live in areas with lots of shops selling cigarettes, a study shows.
3 days ago - News Medical
CDC: Smoking rate among US adults reaches all-time low
In 2017, 14% of adults reported cigarette smoking in the last 30 days - the lowest level ever recorded, down from 15.5% in 2016, and a 67% decrease since 1965, according to a...
7 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
More Pregnant Women in US Smoking Pot
Even as alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the U.S., a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during...
8 days ago - Medscape - 4 articles
WHO guidelines address need for physical health management in severe mental illness
WHO has released evidence-based guidelines for managing physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disorders, according to a press release. The guidelines include...
8 days ago - Healio
Perceptions of Parental Tobacco Dependence Treatment Among a Childrens Hospital Staff
OBJECTIVES: To assess employee support for and knowledge of smoking cessation programs for patients' parents and staff and employees' level of comfort discussing smoking with...
14 days ago - Hospital Pediatrics - 2 articles
Utilization of a Clinical Decision Support Tool to Reduce Child Tobacco Smoke Exposure in the Urgent Care Setting
Background Clinical decision support systems may facilitate caregiver tobacco screening and counseling by pediatric urgent care nurses. Objective This study aimed to assess the...
20 days ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Reduce Premature Birth Risk
High intake of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy can lower the risk of premature births, reveals a new study.
Carrie Underwood Uses CMA Stage To Reveal Sex Of Her Baby
“Waylon or Willie?” Carrie Underwood revealed big news at last night's CMAs During last night's Country Music Association Awards, Carrie Underwood, along with co-host, Brad...
Diesel fumes in London are so bad that children's lungs are becoming stunted
Tests on more than 2,000 eight- and nine-year-olds who lived in the capital of England showed they had an average five per cent lower lung capacity than expected.
Low carb diets DO work and are the best way to help slimmers keep weight...
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has found that levels of ghrelin, a hormone that increases appetite, were lower in those on a low-carb diet than a high-carb diet.
Children ending up in hospital with serious burns thanks to new social media...
One of the 'challenges' sees teens setting themselves on fire
Why you should SUCK your baby's dummy to clean it
Researchers led by the Henry Ford Health System asked 128 mothers how they cleaned their children's dummies before taking blood tests from the infants to make the conclusion.
Parents, Kids Actually Agree About Confidential Medical Care: Study
Adolescents were almost twice as likely as their parents to think abortion services should be confidential, found new study.
Lullabies for Babies - Best Music for Baby
Since it's been 5 years since I had a newborn, I'm a little rusty on how to play with babies. One of the best ways to stimulate a very young child is through music. Lullabies...
Leftists claim killing unborn babies is "reproductive rights". but what...
Far-left rag Slate recently published a hideous op-ed encouraging women to teach their daughters how to get and “shout” their abortions, citing “reproductive rights” as the...
How I Learned To Love My Stepson
My husband had a 2-year-old when we met. I wasn't comfortable calling myself his stepmom until we'd been together for almost two years, and had been living together for almost...