Vaping: The Flavor of Addiction

A recent sudden lung illness outbreak from vaping has affected more than a thousand people; the youngest is 13. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Teens are nearly 7x more likely to vape nicotine than adults. American College of Physicians 4 out of 5 kids who vape nicotine use flavors National Institutes of Health Kids [...]

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New Year, New Tobacco-Free You You already know you should quit. More help for 2020!

It’s not just about quitting smoking. It’s the chewing, dipping, and vaping. But there is room for hope. HPSJ Chief Medical Officer Lakshmi Dhanvanthari, MD, said: “Millions of people have quit tobacco over the years. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) tells us slightly more than 34 percent of American adults used tobacco [...]

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Burned out on diabetes? Get answers—and get help

Burned out on diabetes? Diabetes is a needy disease—living with it isn't always easy. You may have a lot on your plate each day and a lot on your mind sometimes. “Of course, all people with diabetes have a bad day now and then. But burnout is a lot. If you have it, it may [...]

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Flu Season is Coming – It’s best to get your flu shot early

At last! We are getting a break from all of that summer heat. That can mean only one thing: It’s almost flu season. “Flu can be harmful for kids and households. According to the federal Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), between 6,000 and 26,000 children younger than 5 are sent to the hospital [...]

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