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  • Stroke: Smoking both traditional and e-cigarettes may raise risk
    on January 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    A new study suggests young adults who smoke both conventional and e-cigarettes are nearly twice as likely to have a stroke as traditional smokers.

  • Does smoking cause depression?
    on January 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Can smoking lead to depression? A new study examines the link between smoking tobacco and the incidence of depression among students.

  • New Year's resolutions: How to boost success rates
    on January 1, 2020 at 8:00 am

    In this special feature, we ask whether New Year's resolutions work and look at some science-backed ways to improve the chances of success.

  • Vaping: Is it bad for you?
    on December 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Many people use vapes because they believe them to be safer than smoking and are an effective tool to quit smoking. But is it safe? Learn more about it here.

  • E-cigarettes: How high is the risk of chronic lung disease?
    on December 17, 2019 at 8:00 am

    A large new study confirms the link between the use of electronic cigarettes and a significantly increased risk of chronic lung disease.

  • Study finds 'strong link' between vaping and depression
    on December 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

    According to a recent study, people who use e-cigarettes are more likely to report depression. The association was strongest in younger people.

  • Can you smoke and donate blood?
    on December 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Almost everyone can donate blood. However, some people who use nicotine or cannabis products may wonder if they are eligible blood donors. Learn more here.

  • Weed: Can it kill you?
    on November 26, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Most medical experts agree there is very little risk of death from using marijuana alone. Read this article to learn more about the potential health risks of cannabis use and what the research says about the risk of […]

  • Heart health: E-cigarettes just as, if not more, harmful than traditional cigarettes
    on November 12, 2019 at 8:00 am

    Two new studies provide further evidence that electronic cigarettes may have various and serious adverse effects on cardiovascular health.

  • Cognitive dissonance: What to know
    on October 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Cognitive dissonance is a feeling of discomfort that a person can experience when they hold two contradicting beliefs. We provide several examples of cognitive dissonance in this article.

These  health news headlines  are provided courtesy of Medical News Today.