Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking
before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of
complications after surgery, a new study suggests.
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids
MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to secondhand
smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids
will develop food allergies, a new study suggests.
Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?
THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Eating lots of
fruits and vegetables is good for everyone -- and may even help
current and former smokers avoid chronic lung disease, a new
Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze
THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Smart students
usually know better than to light up a cigarette. But when it comes
to drinking alcohol or smoking marijuana, these same whiz kids are
likely to let knowledge take a backseat to "party" time.
Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe
SATURDAY, Feb. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Spring break is a
time to kick back and have fun, but it's important to be on guard
against injuries and illness.
Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Secondhand smoke
exposure has dropped dramatically among public housing residents in
Philadelphia since the introduction of a smoke-free policy, a new
E-Cigs May Be 'Bridge' to Teens' Tobacco Use
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Nonsmoking teens who
use e-cigarettes appear to be more likely to light up regular
tobacco cigarettes, a new study suggests.
E-Cigarettes May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco, Study Suggests
MONDAY, Feb. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who switch to
e-cigarettes can substantially reduce their intake of toxic
chemicals and carcinogens -- but only if they completely quit
smoking tobacco, a new study reports.
Too Few Current, Former Smokers Screened for Lung Cancer
THURSDAY, Feb. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Most current and
former smokers in the United States don't get screened for lung
cancer even though they're at increased risk for the deadly
disease, a new study reveals.
What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer isn't
inevitable, but many Americans don't know that several lifestyle
factors affect their risk of developing the disease, a new survey