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Article ID: 719396

FAQs: Vaping Illness

University of Utah Health

Answers to frequently asked questions about an urgent public health concern: vaping illness.

Released:
20-Sep-2019 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719367

New Air Quality Ranking has 10 Worst Cities in California, Arizona

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Scientific evidence proves that poor air quality affects health, and Long Beach, California residents should be concerned. Long Beach ranks last for air quality among the 100 largest U.S. cities, according to the 2019 American Fitness Index® rankings published by ACSM and the Anthem Foundation.

Released:
20-Sep-2019 12:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719341

Senate Domestic, Foreign Funding Bills Recognize, but Fall Short of Needs for Critical Infectious Disease Responses

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

Spending bills released by Senate Appropriations Committee Wednesday demonstrate encouraging recognition of some of the most urgent health challenges threatening individual and public health at home and abroad. At the same time, the bills fall short of the comprehensive commitments necessary to fully effective responses.

Released:
20-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 719293

Health Gap Between First Nations and Other Manitobans Widening, Study Finds

University of Manitoba

The health gap between First Nation people and all other Manitobans is growing.

Released:
19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719314

Smoking Abstinence Has Little Impact on the Motivation for Food

University at Buffalo

It’s sometimes thought that smokers who can’t light up are likely to reach for food in lieu of cigarettes. But new research from the University at Buffalo suggests that smoking abstinence doesn’t greatly affect the motivation for food. The study, published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, used cues and actual money to learn how much smokers might spend for cigarettes, food and water during abstinence. The results provide new insights for how different systems control motivation and reward.

Released:
19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 719298

Senate Subcommittees Takes Important Step Toward Ending HIV While Resources to Address Concurrent Epidemics, Housing Remain Critical, but Unaddressed

HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and Related Programs Appropriations subcommittee’s allocations of funding for the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative in its proposed budget for 2020 represent a significant step toward an ambitious, critical, and achievable goal; however, lack of new resources to confront increasing rates of hepatitis C and sexually transmitted diseases with insufficient support for addressing opioid-related infectious diseases, falls far short of the response to these concurrent epidemics that is needed.

Released:
19-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 719285

Foods to avoid when you have the flu

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Kasey Vavrek, a registered dietitian at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains the worst and best foods when you have the flu.

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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