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Children exposed to tobacco smoke use more emergent health services

Tobacco smoke-exposed children utilize emergency and urgent care services more often than unexposed children, which contributes to a large toll on the nation’s health care system, says research led by the University of Cincinnati. The study, recently published in the journal PLOS ONE, concluded: Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke have higher pediatric emergency

More precise diagnoses made possible with whole genome sequencing

More than 1,200 people with rare diseases have received a diagnosis thanks to the integration of large-scale genomics into the Stockholm region’s healthcare system. This is according to a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden that analyzed the result of the first five years of collaboration on whole genome sequencing between Karolinska University Hospital and

Peanut allergy affects even more U.S. adults than children

Peanut allergy affects at least 4.5 million adults in the U.S., many of whom report developing their first allergy symptoms during adulthood, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. However, despite the fact that roughly three out of four Americans with peanut allergy are over 17 years old, peanut allergy is often considered a predominantly pediatric

Model Romee Strijd and More Celeb Moms Share Breast-Feeding Pictures

Celeb Moms Share Breastfeeding Pictures Mom power! Check out these A-list mothers including Gisele Bundchen, Miranda Kerr, and Jaime King, who proudly show off their breast-feeding skills—and their adorable babies, too. In order to view the gallery, please allow Manage Cookies For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube! Source:

Give cannabis producers more packaging and labeling flexibility

While efforts to legalize recreational cannabis nationally have stalled in the United States, New Zealand, Mexico and Israel, Canada’s legal market continues to evolve. Health Canada has recently been receiving suggestions for revising its cannabis product regulations. Now it must decide what changes to make. One priority should be giving producers more packaging and labeling

New mutant coronavirus strain IS more contagious by nearly 50%

New Kent strain of ‘super-COVID’ is nearly 50 percent more contagious than other varieties, Imperial study confirms Imperial College London researchers analyzed how quickly the new B117 ‘super-COVID’ variant spreads They compared samples of the mutated virus taken from nearly 2,000 people in  the UK to another  84,000 taken from people with other variants B117

With pot rules relaxed, more U.S. teens driving while high: study

(HealthDay)—America’s roads are notoriously unsafe on New Year’s Eve, and a new study shows that marijuana legalization could be making the situation even worse. Almost half of teenagers who regularly use pot admit they’ve gotten behind the wheel while stoned, a new study in JAMA Network Open reveals. Overall, twice as many teens report driving