WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — In sickness and in health — and in blood pressure, too? A new international study finds that if your blood pressure rises with time, your spouse’s might, also. “Many people know that high blood pressure is common in middle-aged and older adults, yet
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A new type of bacterial infection could be the culprit behind a mysterious canine respiratory illness that has been infecting dogs from coast to coast, New Hampshire researchers say. Genetic sequencing of samples from 70 infected dogs from New Hampshire, Rhode Island and
THURSDAY, Nov, 16, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Young adults are now more likely to vape than to smoke cigarettes, with more becoming addicted to nicotine through vaping than traditional smoking, researchers say. Nearly three in five young adults who vape (56%) have never regularly smoked cigarettes, according to data from
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Oral nicotine pouches might be marketed as an alternative to cigarettes, but they do little to curb smokers’ nicotine cravings, a new study finds. The pouches – which contain nicotine powder and other flavorings, but no tobacco leaf – take too long to
FRIDAY, Nov. 10, 2023 (Healthday News) — Two federal health agencies are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to dog food that has sickened seven people in seven states, nearly all of them infants. On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a recall of Victor Hi-Pro Plus dry dog food, a
THURSDAY, Nov. 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Warnings about the dangers of vaping may be reaching American teens: A new U.S. government report shows e-cigarette use is down among high school students. In fact, use of any tobacco product over the past 30 days declined among this age group during
FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Climate change is bringing diseases once considered tropical afflictions to the United States, and new research warns that a parasite spread by sand flies may be the latest to join this growing list. The Leishmania parasite causes several forms of the disease leishmaniasis,
FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — People want whiter teeth, surveys show, and the American Dental Association (ADA) has some advice on how to accomplish that. Over time, teeth can become less white due to a number of causes, including food and drink, tobacco use, age, trauma and medications.