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Viewpoints: Ban Candy-Flavored E-Cigs To Protect Children From Dangers Of Big Tobacco; Lessons On Taking Care Of Refugees In Border Camps

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes To Protect Our Children Any adult knows that if you want to get a child’s attention, there is no enticement like candy. This currency of youth has become the weapon of choice for tobacco companies. They are making… Read More »

How potassium iodide may help protect against radiation

Table of Contents What is potassium iodide? Potassium iodide’s health benefits Studies on potassium iodide confirm its other uses Side effects of potassium iodide Potassium iodide’s contraindications Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about potassium iodide Have you ever been curious as to why table salt is sometimes labeled “iodized?” This is because of potassium iodide, a… Read More »

Common anti-inflammatory could protect baby brains

Administering ibuprofen immediately after birth may reduce brain damage in tiny growth-restricted babies, University of Queensland researchers have found. The UQ Centre for Clinical Research’s Dr Julie Wixeysaid the drug could help reduce the incidence of serious long-term neurological problems in these babies. “It’s often difficult to diagnose babies at risk of being born too small during pregnancy,” Dr… Read More »