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Here's why loneliness is so dangerous for your health

Harvard doctor explains what loneliness does to the brain and hormonal system and why people need to spend time together.

21 Sep 2018 9:08 AM

Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia: study

Worldwide, about seven percent of people over 65 suffer from Alzheimer's or some form of dementia.

19 Sep 2018 4:30 PM

Vaping residue can transfer between rooms

Electronic cigarettes and refill fluids seem to be evolving and new products are brought to the market every day.

12 Sep 2018 2:16 PM

People facing frequent back pain more likely to smoke and drink

The study aimed at determining whether adolescents who experience back pain more often were likely to report other health risk indicators.

12 Sep 2018 9:52 AM

Back pain linked to substance abuse in teenagers

Here is what researchers found.

11 Sep 2018 12:45 PM


Barack Obama was once kicked out of Disneyland!

Obama, 57, was campaigning in Anaheim, California, on Saturday for seven Democratic congressional candidates when he revealed the story.

10 Sep 2018 8:40 AM

Dementia risk doubles right after a stroke

People who had a recent stroke were 2.2 times more likely to develop dementia than people who never had a stroke, analysis found.

07 Sep 2018 8:50 AM

Walking tied to lower risk of heart failure in older women

Findings show higher amounts of self-reported physical activity associated with significantly lower risks of developing heart failure.

06 Sep 2018 10:29 AM

Researchers develop potential drugs to help you quit smoking

They hope that the substances could help people reduce their consumption of tobacco, if not quit altogether.

29 Aug 2018 11:23 AM

Smoking marijuana while breastfeeding is dangerous: Study

Researchers investigated how much marijuana or constituent compounds actually get into breast milk.

28 Aug 2018 2:56 PM


E-cigarette users at higher risk of heart attack

E-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes raise heart attack risk five-fold in comparison to the people who don't use either product.

23 Aug 2018 1:23 PM

Exposure to tobacco smoke can weaken adolescents' health

Parents should be counseled on how to prevent and reduce their adolescent's secondhand smoke exposure.

22 Aug 2018 3:54 PM

Here's how smoking harms your unborn baby

Pregnant women should keep the following in mind before lighting a cigarette.

22 Aug 2018 1:20 PM

Adult smokers more apt to use e-cigarettes than nonsmokers

The findings suggest that people should be cautious about choosing e-cigarettes for health reasons.

17 Aug 2018 3:00 PM

Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain: Study

Researchers explain how your health improves, even if you gain weight.

16 Aug 2018 12:26 PM


E-cigarette vapour disables protective cells in lungs

The vaping process itself can damage vital immune system cells.

15 Aug 2018 10:27 AM

Parents smoking may put kids at risk of ADHD

The findings added to evidence supporting the need for ADHD prevention strategies.

08 Aug 2018 3:19 PM

Hookahs more harmful than traditional cigarettes: Study

Stiffening of arteries and the aorta are important signs of progression of hypertension, which raises the risk of heart attacks, stroke.

05 Aug 2018 6:40 PM

Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

Smoke-free housing alone may not be enough to help many people quit.

05 Aug 2018 6:28 PM

Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

There’s no clear gender difference in gaining weight after smoking cessation.

02 Aug 2018 8:15 PM