THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Replacing diesel-powered trucks and the toxic pollutants they spew with electric vehicles would save tens of thousands of U.S. lives, a new American Lung Association report says. The benefit would accrue if all medium- and heavy-duty trucks sold have zero emissions by 2050,
THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Though it is illegal nationwide to sell tobacco products to anyone under age 21, many New Jersey stores still do, an undercover study revealed. More than 40% of store visits by 18- to 20-year-olds in New Jersey resulted in purchase of cigarettes, cigars
Move to zero-emission trucks could save 66,000 lives. The benefit would accrue if all medium- and heavy-duty trucks sold have zero emissions by 2050, and if the electricity they use comes from non-combustion renewable energy, not fossil fuels, a new report concludes. Read more Instagram ‘post-baby’ shots don’t reflect average
THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes allergies can lead to pink, irritated eyes. But allergic conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” may have a simple fix: physical fitness. That’s the conclusion of researchers in Taiwan who tracked health data of more than 1.2 million children. The kids were examined at
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — “Time-restricted” eating is a popular way to lose weight, and a new study suggests it can offer shift-workers a way to eat more healthfully. Time-restricted eating is a form of intermittent fasting, where people limit themselves to eating within a certain time window
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Three leading medical groups have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate growing threats to doctors, hospitals and families providing and seeking gender-affirming care. In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Medical Association
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The band Coldplay said Wednesday that it has to postpone several shows in Brazil because its lead singer, Chris Martin, has a “serious lung infection” and must rest for the next three weeks. The band made the announcement on its website and social
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Yoga, meditation and other mindfulness practices may help people with type 2 diabetes lower their blood sugar — nearly to the degree that standard medications like metformin do, a new analysis suggests. That does not mean people should swap their medication for meditation.