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New scientific statement highlights the cardiopulmonary effects of e-cigarette use among adolescents

New scientific statement highlights the cardiopulmonary effects of e-cigarette use among adolescents

E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular among adolescents, and the latest available scientific evidence suggests the use of these products has adverse health effects that may accrue over time, leading to an increased risk of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease over the course of the life of people who use e-cigarettes, according to a new scientific statement …

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World Kidney Cancer Day 2022: Lifestyle changes that will help keep the disease at bay

World Kidney Cancer Day 2022: Lifestyle changes that will help keep the disease at bay

Kidneys, the bean-shaped organs located in the lower abdomen, play a crucial role in removing waste from the body. They also help in the metabolism of vitamin D, and maintain the pH level of the blood. As such, kidney health is an essential part of overall well-being. But, kidney cancer — caused when kidney cells …

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Banning menthol cigarettes likely to benefit public health and may lead to social justice and equity

Banning menthol cigarettes likely to benefit public health and may lead to social justice and equity

As the Food and Drug Administration goes forward with its proposal to ban menthol cigarettes, Rutgers researchers insist the move is a step toward social justice and better health equity in the Black community, where menthol cigarettes have been heavily marketed by tobacco companies. In a commentary published in JAMA Network Openresearchers at the Rutgers …

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