A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine identifies the trends in electronic cigarette use among adults. The electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) was invented in 2003 and entered the U.S. market in 2007; today, e-cigarette use has skyrocketed worldwide. A new study from the American Cancer Society looked into the trend of electronic
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Insulin is secreted from the pancreas whenever we eat any food that contains sugar—so basically that includes all carbohydrates. While most people only associate Insulin with sugar and weight gain, it also has an important role in building muscle. Insulin is considered one of the most anabolic, or muscle building, hormones in the body, so
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A recent study examined the connection between loneliness and wisdom, and the correlation with aspects of mental and physical health in middle-aged and older adults. One of the most important discoveries psychologists have made in the past several decades is the link between mental and physical health. Several mental factors have now been linked to
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Working out can be addictive. There are times when we force ourselves to train even at the expense of sleep and consistently push our limits without taking time to recover. Over time, this will catch up with you. The human body is incredible and can do amazing things, but sufficient rest is paramount for you
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A large international research study highlights the chronic health conditions that put you at greater risk of death from COVID-19.  From the beginning of the pandemic, it became apparent that individuals with underlying health conditions may have a greater risk of death from COVID-19, and research related to the potential risk factors for COVID-19 mortality
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Oct. 9, 2020. Ting Shen | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called on the Trump administration to reconcile remaining disputes on coronavirus stimulus legislation within 48 hours as lawmakers attempt
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Melissa Leaston Director of nursing at Whittier Street Health Center swabs Steve Rose of Boston at a COVID testing site in Nubian Square on October 15, 2020 in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Matt Stone | MediaNews Group | Boston Herald via Getty Images The United States reported more than 69,000 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the highest
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A volunteer is injected with a vaccine as he participates in a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination study at the Research Centers of America, in Hollywood, Florida, U.S., September 24, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters The Trump administration on Friday announced a deal with CVS Health and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccines to the elderly and
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New study examines whether the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is spread in schools. The global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has drastically altered the way of life in most countries. With a vaccine still likely to be many months away from widespread availability, focus has shifted towards how we can live with the virus. One of the more challenging areas
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Source: Cue Health The U.S. is investing $481 million in California-based start-up Cue Health to boost manufacturing of its coronavirus test that produces results in about 20 minutes and without needing to be processed at a lab, U.S. agencies announced Tuesday. Cue, which is backed by Johnson and Johnson among other investors, will increase production
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Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-7H4 takes off from Hollywood Burbank Airport on September 16, 2020 in Burbank, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin | GC Images | Getty Images Southwest Airlines is pushing into United Airlines‘ territory. Dallas-based Southwest on Monday said it plans to add service at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Chicago O’Hare next year, two United
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US Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, leaves after her weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on October 8, 2020. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday dismissed the Trump administration’s latest coronavirus stimulus offer, continuing complicated negotiations between Democrats and Republicans that have stretched out
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In laboratory experiments, Danish researchers investigated the effects of the multiple sclerosis drug dimethyl fumarate on coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, highlights the need to have a broad range of effective antiviral drugs. Viral infections can cause illness in humans both by directly damaging body cells and by provoking an inflammatory
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Taut tummies and enviable six-pack abs are something that many women long to secure. But, unfortunately, the avenue to amazing abs is cluttered with training evangelism, and everyone has their own opinion, technique or idea about how to best train this often troublesome area. So, how can we find what exercises work best to tone
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Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Kamala Harris speaks during the vice presidential campaign debate with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence held on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 7, 2020. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters During the vice presidential debate on Wednesday night, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., had a
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The injection of botulinum neurotoxin (such as Xeomin®, Dysport®, Botox®) is one of the most commonly used non-surgical cosmetic procedures. While regulations and approvals vary among countries and depending on the formulation (e.g. Xeomin, Dysport, or Botox), these injections have been used not only to treat aesthetic concerns, but also medical conditions that impact on
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