Juul Labs, the nation’s leading manufacturer of e-cigarettes, has hired as its medical director a prominent University of California researcher known for his work on the dangers nicotine poses for the adolescent brain.
DEAR DOCS: I admit that I’m dentist-phobic, but now I’m worried what will happen if I don’t go regularly. My dentist told me that I was developing gum disease and that it could lead to dementia! Is that true?
ACCORDING TO data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Simmons National Consumer Survey, almost 35 million Americans consumed 16 or more bags of potato chips in 2018. But what if you skipped those empty calories and tried an exercise snack instead?
CONCORD — A legislative rules panel embraced the nation’s toughest restrictions on PFAS chemicals in drinking water to the delight of environmentalists and the concern of business and municipal leaders who said they worried these new limits were too low and too quickly adopted.
WASHINGTON — A Republican senator moved Wednesday to stall for the moment legislation providing compensation to 9/11 workers, sparking an emotional appeal on behalf of those sick and dying after responding to Ground Zero.
A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn’t made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests.
Two drug trials may promise some relief for people who suffer migraine headaches as well as those who have cluster headaches, a rare but intensely painful experience thought to be related to migraines.