Exposure to surfaces and objects that have been saturated in cigarette smoke, labeled as “third-hand smoke,” is just as deadly as smoking the cigarette itself.
The World Health Organization’s cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades.
Cigarettes now contain more nicotine, and are more addictive than researchers had previously believed.
A report issued by the United States surgeon general indicates that 5.6 million children throughout the country might die prematurely if current tobacco use rates fail to decline.
The vaccination rate in the United States for the flu this season has been called disappointing.
Nearly all women seeking an abortion– including those who viewed ultrasound images before the procedure – followed through in the health care termination.
Flu season is ramping up, with illness widespread in at least 35 states. That’s up from 25 in the previous week.
Young teens aren’t exactly embracing the government’s Let’s Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest. Only 1 in 4 U.S. kids aged 12 to 15 meet the recommendations — an hour or more of moderate to vigorous activity every day.
Exposure to more natural, green space in cities and towns can deliver large, long-lasting benefits to the mental health of the people living in the area.
A 15-year-old girl is reportedly falling asleep up to 30 times a day after getting a flu shot.