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Smoking during pregnancy may lead to later substance use in the child

Smoking during pregnancy may lead to later substance use in the child

Charlotte Cecil, King’s College London Smoking during pregnancy is a well-known risk factor for many health problems in children, including low birth weight, heart defects and asthma…

Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Tom Heffernan, Northumbria University, Newcastle and Anna-Marie Marshall, Northumbria University, Newcastle A middle-aged cigarette smoker who has smoked for decades is two to three times more likely to…

Another reason to exercise every day during the holidays

Another reason to exercise every day during the holidays

William B. Farquhar, University of Delaware Yes, of course we all know we should exercise every day during the holiday season to help counter the onslaught of excess calories that…

Loving Yourself As An Introvert in Groups

Loving Yourself As An Introvert in Groups

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. “She’s very shy,” my parents used to say to people when I was quiet. From their tone, I thought it wasn…

Loving Yourself When You Feel Lonely

Loving Yourself When You Feel Lonely

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. One of the saddest and most dysfunctional aspects of our current culture is that it fosters loneliness. It’s not hard to imagine that…

Leading the Way? Northern California Cities To Embark On Soda Tax Spending

Leading the Way? Northern California Cities To Embark On Soda Tax Spending

By Ana B. Ibarra Asian Health Services, a community health center in Oakland’s buzzing Chinatown, sees about 6,000 dental patients a year. Hundreds of others are on a…

When ‘energy’ drinks actually contained radioactive energy

When ‘energy’ drinks actually contained radioactive energy

Timothy J. Jorgensen, Georgetown University Modern life have you feeling frazzled? Flagging a bit as you rush through your day? Maybe you’re one of the millions of consumers who…

Will A Study Save Victims Of Violence Or Gamble With Their Lives?

Will A Study Save Victims Of Violence Or Gamble With Their Lives?

By Aaron Moselle, WHYY Dr. Zoe Maher has never been busier. In addition to being a trauma surgeon and a new mom, she’s spent the last year and a…

Why requiring low-nicotine cigarettes is still ill-advised

Why requiring low-nicotine cigarettes is still ill-advised

Lynn T. Kozlowski, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Global policymakers will soon consider a policy of requiring that only reduced-nicotine cigarettes can be manufactured or…

Why it’s your job to get a flu shot – and call in sick if you do get the flu

Why it’s your job to get a flu shot – and call in sick if you do get the flu

Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, Columbia University Medical Center Seasonal influenza is a major global health concern. Worldwide, annual influenza epidemics result in three to five million cases of severe illness, and…

Are we sleeping less than we used to? Here are the facts

Are we sleeping less than we used to? Here are the facts

John Groeger, University of Hull Many of us might respond to this question with a resounding yes. It is easy to think that we all got better rest in those…