E-cigarettes may be a less dangerous way to use tobacco, and may help established smokers reduce their immediate risk of death and disease, but they can hook teens and young adults and raise their risk of becoming smokers, a new report finds.
The report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine was commissioned to be a definitive look at the harms and potential benefits of electronic cigarettes, which are used by millions of people.Read the whole article
Yes, cheese is nutrient-rich -- and tasty -- but it's best to consume it in small portions. "Cheese does contain some important nutrients, including calcium and protein, along with vitamin B12 and zinc. However, the calories can add up quickly if you aren't mindful," said Kelly Pritchett, a registered dietitian...Read More
Margarine usually beats butter when it comes to heart health. Margarine is made from vegetable oils, so it contains no cholesterol, and it generally has more polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat than butter does. But not all margarines are created equal, and some may even be worse than butter. In general,...Read More
As fans across the country anticipate Sunday's big game, a new study finds that career NFL players have a 38% higher risk of dying younger compared with those who played in only a few games. The study, published Thursday in the medical journal JAMA, is the latest research to highlight the potential health impacts associated with...Read More