December 19, 2019
Fewer teenagers in 2019 reported drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, and trying hard drugs, according to recent federal survey data—but the research also revealed some troubling trends.
December 17, 2019
Between 2.6 million and 3.7 million people have contracted influenza so far this season, according to CDC data updated Friday.
December 9, 2019
More than six million middle and high school students reported recently using tobacco in 2019, marking the highest prevalence of youth tobacco use since 2000, according to new data from CDC's annual National Youth Tobacco Survey—and e-cigarette use was a key driving factor.
December 6, 2019
Forbes this week released its annual "30 Under 30 in Healthcare" list, which includes biological researchers, entrepreneurs, physicians, and PhD students under 30 years of age who are "tackling health care issues at every scale."
December 3, 2019
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) on Wednesday signed into law a bill that imposes new state restrictions on sales of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, in response to the growing number of youth using e-cigarettes and an outbreak of a vaping-linked lung illness.
November 25, 2019
Most infants and nearly all toddlers consume added sugars each day, according to a study recently published in The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, despite expert recommendations that neither toddlers nor infants consume added sugars.
November 22, 2019
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
November 11, 2019
Juul on Thursday announced that, effective immediately, the company is no longer selling mint-flavored e-cigarette cartridges, after two studies published last week showed the flavor is popular among adolescents.
November 8, 2019
The United States has seen decreases in life expectancy and increases in obesity and drug overdose rates, as well as steadily increasing overall health care costs, according to a recent report from CDC's National Center for Health Statistics that spotlights the state of health in the country.
Traumatic childhood experiences are associated with higher odds of developing some of the leading causes of death later in life, according to a CDC report published Tuesday.
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