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Electronic cigarette users face higher risk of heart attack, study shows

Electronic cigarette users face a higher risk of having a heart attack than those who do not use such products, recent research suggests. According to findings to be presented next week at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology in New Orleans, people who smoked electronic cigarettes, or vaped, every day were 34… Read More »

Here is why white folks are fueling the opioid crisis, study says

The opioid crisis is at the center of a national disparity in how the public views and responds to drug addiction, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The health care community funnels too many drugs to low-income white patients, triggering addiction, while people of color who… Read More »

Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Human papillomavirus (HPV) is easily transmitted during sex, but it is unlikely to be passed by the hands, Canadian researchers report. The virus, which infects the skin and genitals, is a cause of several types of cancer in both men and women, including cervical cancer, as well as… Read More »