THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More than 20 percent of high school students use electronic cigarettes, risking nicotine addiction, lung damage and the temptation to try traditional smokes, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.
Between 2011 and 2018, the number of high school teens who started vaping, as e-cigarette use ... Full Page
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of suicide among U.S. workers has jumped 34 percent since 2000, and certain occupations seem to be riskier than others, government health researchers report.
Those most at risk: men with construction and extraction jobs, and women in arts, design, entertainment, sports and media, acc... Full Page
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will take steps to limit or ban access to flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
The move against flavored e-cigarettes stops short of the full ban that had been expected from the agency. Instead, sales of these pr... Full Page
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A specific class of diabetes medication appears to double the risk of losing a leg or foot to amputation, a new study reports.
People on sodium-glucose cotransporter2 (SGLT2) inhibitors were twice as likely to require a lower limb amputation as people taking another type of diabetes medicatio... Full Page
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