• By Time   -   Nov 14, 2019

    HERE'S HOW WELL THE APPLE WATCH CAN DETECT HEART PROBLEMS

    It's one of the goals of digital medicine: you wear a device on your wrist that constantly monitors aspects of your health, and if...

    Stroke, Apple watch, heart
  • By Time   -   Nov 14, 2019

    FEWER AMERICANS THAN EVER ARE SMOKING. WILL VAPING TAKE ITS PLACE?

    Tobacco use in the U.S. is changing , according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The number of...

    Tobacco, embargoed study, public health
  • By Time   -   Nov 14, 2019

    HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IS CLOBBERING KIDS' HEALTH

    Let's pretend the 195 nations that signed the 2016 Paris Climate Accord really do take all of the steps necessary to reach the agreement's...

    Power, Children, climate change, embargoed study, Environment, global warming, health
  • By Time   -   Nov 13, 2019

    MICHIGAN TEEN RECEIVES DOUBLE LUNG TRANSPLANT AFTER ‘ENORMOUS' DAMAGE FROM VAPING

    A Michigan teenager was the recipient of what could be the first double lung transplant on a person whose lungs were severely damaged...

    Hospital, health, Michigan, onetime, vaping
  • By Time   -   Nov 12, 2019

    VAPING MAY BE WORSE FOR HEART HEALTH THAN TOBACCO CIGARETTES, NEW STUDY FINDS

    E-cigarettes may be more harmful to a smoker's heart than traditional tobacco cigarettes. That's the finding of new research from Cedars-Sinai...

    Tobacco, Cancer, embargoed study, heart health, vaping
  • By Time   -   Nov 11, 2019

    KAISER PERMANENTE CHAIRMAN AND CEO BERNARD J. TYSON DIES AT 60

    Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson , who was widely praised for his commitment and contributions to holistic affordable...

    obit, onetime
  • By Time   -   Nov 8, 2019

    HEALTH OFFICIALS MAY HAVE FOUND THE CHEMICAL AT THE CENTER OF VAPING ILLNESS OUTBREAK

    U.S. health officials reported a breakthrough Friday in their investigation into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses. A...

    Vitamins, onetime, vaping
  • By Time   -   Nov 8, 2019

    JUUL HALTS SALES OF MINT E-CIGARETTES, ITS BEST-SELLING FLAVOR

    Juul Labs said Thursday it will halt sales of its best-selling, mint-flavored electronic cigarettes as it struggles to survive a nationwide...

    onetime, vaping
  • Why Modern-Day Foragers Want You to Eat Weeds for Dinner By Time   -   Nov 7, 2019

    WHY MODERN-DAY FORAGERS WANT YOU TO EAT WEEDS FOR DINNER

    Illustration by Natalya Balnova for TIME Thistles, a kind of flowering plant often covered in angry-looking prickles, are probably...

    Diet, Food, onetime
  • By Time   -   Nov 7, 2019

    LUNG CANCER RATES AMONG WOMEN ARE FALLING MUCH SLOWER THAN THOSE IN MEN. HERE'S WHY

    Gina Hollenbeck said she did “everything right.” The Tennessee nurse and mother of two avoided cigarettes all her life. She ate organic...

    Food, Cancer
  • By Time   -   Nov 7, 2019

    RUNNING CAN HELP YOU LIVE LONGER. BUT MORE DOESN'T ALWAYS MEAN BETTER

    One major reason Americans don't get enough exercise is they feel they don't have enough time. It can be difficult to squeeze in the...

    Cancer, Exercise
  • By Time   -   Nov 6, 2019

    MILLENNIALS' CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS WILL LIMIT THEIR LIFETIME EARNINGS, REPORT SAYS

    More millennials in the U.S. are suffering from chronic health problems, potentially restraining the lifetime economic potential of...

    Tobacco, Depression, Cholesterol, Hypertension, Bloomberg, Healthcare, onetime
  • Food Addictions Are Real Addictions-And More And More People Are Getting Hooked By Time   -   Nov 6, 2019

    FOOD ADDICTIONS ARE REAL ADDICTIONS-AND MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE GETTING HOOKED

    Nobody has to score Hershey's kisses on the street. Nobody has to smuggle Pringles across the country hidden in the wheel well of a...

    Food, Drugs, Brain, Addiction, Diet, Nutrition, Obesity
  • By Time   -   Nov 6, 2019

    JUUL ONCE LOOKED TOO BIG TO FAIL. LAWSUITS AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS ARE CHANGING THAT

    It's been a rough fall for Juul. After weeks of intensifying scrutiny from federal regulators, resulting in plans to pull many of its...

    Senior, Plan, public health
  • By Time   -   Nov 5, 2019

    THE REAL REASON GOOGLE IS BUYING FITBIT

    In announcing its planned $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness tracking company Fitbit , Google said the deal will “help spur innovation...

    Senior, Plan, Google, onetime
  • By Time   -   Nov 5, 2019

    THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY NEEDS TO BE MORE HONEST ABOUT MEDICAL ERRORS

    Twenty years ago this fall, the Institute of Medicine -an U.S.-based independent, nongovernmental organization widely regarded as an...

    Regard, Hospital, Healthcare, public health
  • Kidney Swaps Are Revolutionizing a Broken Organ-Donation System in the U.S By Time   -   Nov 5, 2019

    KIDNEY SWAPS ARE REVOLUTIONIZING A BROKEN ORGAN-DONATION SYSTEM IN THE U.S

    2017 ended as a banner year for my family, but things didn't look great at the start. A death sentence met us in a boxing ring, and...

    Cures, health, Healthcare, medicine, public health
  • By Time   -   Nov 5, 2019

    HOW ASTHMA INHALERS ARE CHOKING THE PLANET

    If there is any field of science that understands the doctrine of unintended consequences, it's medicine. We rely on antibiotics to...

    Power, Drugs, Asthma, Carbon Dioxide, climate change, Environment, greenhouse gasses, MDI, methane
  • By Time   -   Nov 5, 2019

    SURVEY SAYS: A MAJORITY OF AMERICANS ALREADY CITE 2020 ELECTION AS ‘SIGNIFICANT STRESSOR' IN THEIR LIVES

    Alongside perennial concerns like “work” and “money,” sociocultural issues including mass shootings , access to health care and the...

    Stress, health, onetime, politics
  • By Time   -   Nov 3, 2019

    ONE PERSON HAS DIED AND EIGHT ARE HOSPITALIZED DUE TO SALMONELLA LINKED TO GROUND BEEF

    One person has died and eight people have been hospitalized due to salmonella linked to ground beef, the Center for Disease Control...

    Hospital, Food, onetime, public health