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New Anti-Vaping Ad Campaign Gets Blow Back

New Anti-Vaping Ad Campaign Gets Blow Back

The safety of vaping is becoming an increasingly heated debate in the United States, and some are calling for a more honest discourse about the dangers and advantages of the…

Winter Storms Trigger Warnings Over Risks of Shoveling Snow

Winter Storms Trigger Warnings Over Risks of Shoveling Snow

A chain of winter storms sweeping through the Midwest and Northeast in late January and early February triggered a host of warnings from healthcare providers and public officials regarding the…

Why One Boston Plastic Surgeon Feels the Botox Breast Lift is a ‘Gimmick’

Why One Boston Plastic Surgeon Feels the Botox Breast Lift is a ‘Gimmick’

Every year, thousands of women line up to undergo breast augmentation or enhancement surgery, in order to achieve what they feel is the perfect bust. According to the American Society…

Measles Outbreak Traced Back to California’s Disneyland Park During December 2014

Measles Outbreak Traced Back to California’s Disneyland Park During December 2014

Despite proudly being known as “The Happiest Place on Earth,” California’s Disneyland theme park was recently the setting for a large measles outbreak in the U.S. According to the LA Times, the…

Complications and Deaths from In-Vitro Fertilization Treatments Rare, According to 12-Year Study

Complications and Deaths from In-Vitro Fertilization Treatments Rare, According to 12-Year Study

The results of a 12-year study have revealed that Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) treatments, including drugs used to stimulate ovaries, pose an incredibly low risk for complications and are very rarely…

New Study Reveals that Asthma Sufferers Run a Higher Risk of Developing Sleep Apnea

New Study Reveals that Asthma Sufferers Run a Higher Risk of Developing Sleep Apnea

According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, adults with asthma are more at risk for developing sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a breathing…

Michigan Law Allowing Direct Access to Physical Therapy Goes Into Effect

Michigan Law Allowing Direct Access to Physical Therapy Goes Into Effect

One of the many new laws that went into effect on Jan. 1 this year is a change in Michigan’s policy that will now allow patients to receive physical therapy…

Fibroid Removal Tool Found to Potentially Spread Cancer

Fibroid Removal Tool Found to Potentially Spread Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued stringent warnings about morcellators, medical power tools used to pulverize fibroid growths, as there are concerns that the devices could be causing…

Why a British Cancer Survivor’s Case Should Not Be as Unique as It Is

Why a British Cancer Survivor’s Case Should Not Be as Unique as It Is

A British woman has beaten the odds and overcome cervical cancer by getting a second opinion, which, as a new study indicates, one in five woman ought to do. Five…

National Health Coordinator Releases Strategic Plan for Health IT, Opens Commenting Period

National Health Coordinator Releases Strategic Plan for Health IT, Opens Commenting Period

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has developed a Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for 2015 through 2020, it announced Dec. 8. The office’s signature effort…