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What makes people stick with exercise—and what doesn’t

4 days ago

The hardest thing about keeping up with visits to the gym or an early morning date with a…
Loneliness and Transportation Among the Biggest Obstacles to Health in South Jersey

5 days ago

Loneliness is the one of the greatest challenges to public health in South Jersey. According to new research…
UNAIDS likely not to meet its HIV targets among gay men in Africa

6 days ago

Reforms needed or UNAIDS targets of 90-90-90 by 2020 in order to control the HIV epidemic will not…
Young adults of South Asian descent face higher risk of prediabetes, diabetes

October 7, 2019

Compared to long-term residents, immigrants to Canada have a 40 per cent higher risk of developing prediabetes, which is an…
Swimming toward an ‘internet of health’?

October 4, 2019

In recent years, the seemingly inevitable “internet of things” has attracted considerable attention: the idea that in the…
Collaboration may improve access to HIV testing, primary care

October 4, 2019

Getting better access to testing and proper primary care for individuals vulnerable to HIV could be as simple…
Living in deprived neighbourhood for longer amount of time will damage your health

October 3, 2019

At some point in your life you may find yourself in a ditch. You may even live in…
Food Insecurity in Young Adults Raises Risk for Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Asthma

October 2, 2019

A paradox of food insecurity in wealthy countries is its association with excess weight. Now, a study led…
NIH forms new collaborative influenza vaccine research network

October 1, 2019

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has initiated…
Expanding Medicaid Means Health Problems Get Found and Health Improves, Study Finds

October 1, 2019

Nearly one in three low-income people who enrolled in Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program discovered they had a chronic…
The dangers of vaping

September 27, 2019

As deaths and lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes continue to be reported, Frank Leone of the Perelman School…
Mosquitoes more likely to lay eggs in closely spaced habitats

September 27, 2019

Patches of standing water that are close together are more likely to be used by mosquitoes to lay eggs…
Call for a counterproposal to the pesticide initiatives

September 26, 2019

Here in Switzerland, over 300 different pesticides are applied to protect cereals, fruit and vegetables from weeds, insects…
Wilderness Therapy More Effective and Less Expensive

September 26, 2019

Substance use and mental health issues have become a major societal problem across the United States, especially for…
Tired of being tired? Sleep On It!

September 25, 2019

Noting that sleep deprivation costs Canada over $21 billion a year in lost productivity, a bilingual Canadian campaign…
Antimicrobial resistance is drastically rising

September 25, 2019

The world is experiencing unprecedented economic growth in low- and middle-income countries. An increasing number of people in…
Heart Function: Built to Endure

September 20, 2019

Major physical changes occurred in the human heart as people shifted from hunting and foraging to farming and…
Cardiovascular disease leading cause of death world-wide, but cancer rising cause in rich countries: Study

September 18, 2019

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death among middle-aged adults around the world; however, in high-income…
One way childhood trauma leads to poorer health for women

September 18, 2019

Researchers have long known that childhood trauma is linked to poorer health for women at midlife. A new…
Apartment and condo dwellers report smelling cannabis more than tobacco smoke

September 16, 2019

More people in apartment buildings and condominiums reported exposure to cannabis smoke than tobacco one year before legalization, a…
New review reaffirms view that community deworming is ineffective

September 12, 2019

The results of the latest review of deworming programmes, published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, reaffirms the…
Menthol restrictions may hike cigarette costs, reduce health disparities

September 12, 2019

Restricting the sale of menthol cigarettes to tobacco specialty shops may reduce the number of retailers and increase…
Using a Wearable Device to Exercise More? Add Competition to Improve Your Results

September 11, 2019

While using a wearable device alone may not always be enough to motivate more exercise, adding fun and…
Halting spread of HIV in Midwest is aim of new network

September 11, 2019

The battle against HIV increasingly looks winnable, and Washington University in St. Louis is helping lead the charge. Rupa…
Old Drugs in Your Medicine Cabinet? Here’s What to Do with Them

September 11, 2019

They’re haunting the back of your medicine cabinet like the Ghosts of Illnesses Past. Pain pills your doctor…
Rutgers Medical Expert Discusses Health Effects of Vaping on Youth

September 11, 2019

Federal health officials have so far identified 450 possible cases of severe respiratory illnesses reported after use of…
Researchers show satellite data can reveal fire susceptibility in peatlands

September 10, 2019

When large areas of carbon-rich soil catch fire, the blaze emits massive amounts of carbon into the atmosphere…
NIAID officials call for innovative research on sexually transmitted infections

September 10, 2019

Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, pose a significant public health challenge. Globally, more than 1 million new STI…
Electric hookahs, like those pictured above, may reduce some toxicants but increase others. Vaping and using e-cigarettes have become very popular in recent years, but users should be aware of known risks and potential dangers. Electronic nicotine delivery systems use noncombustible tobacco products and typically contain nicotine, flavorings, and other chemicals. (U.S. DoD file photo, Public Domain)
First maker for mysterious vaping illness identified

September 9, 2019

Doctors have identified a previously unrecognized characteristic of the vaping-related respiratory illness that has been emerging in clusters across the U.S. in recent months. Within the lungs of…
Proactively offering smokers free treatment to quit smoking is cost-effective

September 6, 2019

Quitting smoking is difficult and quit attempts are less likely to be successful without treatment. Many smokers want…
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