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High school e-cigarette use has jumped nearly 80%. Now, the FDA wants new regulations

“These data shock my conscience,” FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement, proposing to strengthen the agency’s policies against flavored e-cigarette products. These proposals could ultimately prompt their removal from shelves and websites that are accessible to minors. The proposed changes do not include mint, menthol and tobacco flavors, however. Gottlieb said he… Read More »

Cold, Windy, Gray Day? Heart Attack Risk Is High

Image When the weather is bad, more people have heart attacks, Swedish researchers have found. In a study published in JAMA Cardiology, scientists report that lower temperature, higher wind speeds and less sunshine are all associated with a greater incidence of heart attack. The link was strongest with temperature. A temperature decrease from 68 degrees… Read More »