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SIDS is the leading cause of death among infants 1 month to 1 year old. Did you know that about SIDS take about 2,200 lives each year? During this month, take time to acknowledge the families that have been affected by SIDS, stillbirth, and sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). First Candle focuses on continuing our mission to provide education, research, advocacy, and training to ensure every baby survives and thrives to his / her first birthday and beyond.
A recent report from the Journal of the American Chemical Society, published August 19, 2015, details a brand-new approach to quitting smoking by using nicotine eating bacteria.
Most people who smoke cigarettes know smoking is bad for their health, but quitting is notoriously hard to do. Kicking the butt causes withdrawal, which can be uncomfortable. It often means making multiple attempts before finally being able to quit the habit.
Bronchitis is a condition where the lining of the bronchial tubes become inflamed or infected causing a prolonged cough. People with bronchitis have a reduced ability to breathe in air and oxygen into their lungs.
Tobacco use is one of the leading causes of death in America and for the 450 million smokers that exist today there are approximately 450,000 smoking-related deaths per year. While smoking is a definite risk, many people have chosen an alternate nicotine source: E-cigarettes.
E-cigarettes are electronic smoking devices that emit vapor from heated cartridges, which may or may not contain liquid nicotine and/or flavored liquid. So, while it mimics the same behavior of smoking a regular cigarette, users do not inhale the harmful chemicals and additives found in most tobacco.
TUESDAY, March 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Broken bones heal more slowly in smokers, a small new study suggests.
Bunyos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If beautiful beaches and great weather aren’t enough to convince you that Hawaii is a great place to live, consider a new study from the United Health Foundation that ranks the Aloha State the healthiest place to live in the U.S.
Hemera/Thinkstock(DURHAM, N.C.) -- A gene mutation can increase your risk of heart attack and death as much as smoking does, new research suggests.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children have elevated levels of a key stress hormone, according to a new study.