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Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes
New York Times - Health : January 23, 2018, 8:02 am
A report from the National Academy of Sciences said that e-cigarettes are safer than smoking, but not quite safe, and may cause teens to take up tobacco.
Doctor, I’m Going Blind. Why Won’t You Talk to Me?
New York Times - Health : January 23, 2018, 7:55 am
Doctors can be excessively blunt; others say nothing at all. Either can result in confusion and suffering.
Do You Trust the Medical Profession?
New York Times - Health : January 23, 2018, 2:30 am
A growing distrust could be dangerous to public health and safety.
Diabetes in Pregnancy Raises Risk of Heart Disease
New York Times - Health : January 22, 2018, 10:53 am
Women who have had gestational diabetes have an increased risk not only for Type 2 diabetes later in life, but for heart disease and hypertension as well.
Global Health: Killing of Mother-Daughter Team Shakes Polio Eradication Drive in Pakistan
New York Times - Health : January 22, 2018, 8:17 am
The country had just eight cases of polio last year. The murder of a 38-year-old woman and her 16-year-old daughter will not derail vaccination efforts, a leader says.