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17 Universities Oppose Anti-Smoking Group With Tobacco Ties

17 Universities Oppose Anti-Smoking Group With Tobacco Ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was... »

1 Cigarette a Day Still Raises Heart Disease Risk: Study
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1 Cigarette a Day Still Raises Heart Disease Risk: Study

Smoking just one single cigarette a day can significantly raise your risk of heart disease and stroke, researchers said in a new report that contradicts the notion that cutting way down from heavy smoking... »

Senate Confirms Alex Azar as Trump's 2nd Health Secretary<br />

Senate Confirms Alex Azar as Trump's 2nd Health Secretary

The Senate has confirmed a former drug company executive as President Donald Trump's second health secretary. Alex Azar will take on the leadership of the Department of Health and Human Services. »

Do E-Cigarettes Help or Harm? Report Says Not Clear Yet

Do E-Cigarettes Help or Harm? Report Says Not Clear Yet

Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more young people to try traditional cigarettes, a new report... »

Deportation Fears Have Legal Immigrants Avoiding Health Care

Deportation Fears Have Legal Immigrants Avoiding Health Care

The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plans has dipped substantially since President Donald Trump took office... »

So Many Flu Patients They Had to Build a Tent
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So Many Flu Patients They Had to Build a Tent

The recent surge in flu cases has forced Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest to open up a "surge tent" to accommodate everyone. »

Hearts for Heroes 5K Raises Awareness About PTSD
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Hearts for Heroes 5K Raises Awareness About PTSD

Chuck Rotenberry was suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after coming home from serving overseas. Now Chuck and his wife Elizabeth Rotenberry are helping others suffering from PTSD by raising money and... »

Tiny Implant Opens Way to Deliver Drugs Deep Into The Brain

Tiny Implant Opens Way to Deliver Drugs Deep Into The Brain

Scientists have created a hair-thin implant that can drip medications deep into the brain by remote control and with pinpoint precision. Tested only in animals so far, if the device pans out it could mark a new... »

Trump's Medicaid Move May Actually Prod GOP States to Expand
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Trump's Medicaid Move May Actually Prod GOP States to Expand

In an ironic twist, the Trump administration's embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for... »

Without CHIP, 1.7M Kids Could Lose Healthcare in Weeks

Without CHIP, 1.7M Kids Could Lose Healthcare in Weeks

More than 1.75 million children in 20 states and Washington D.C. are at risk of losing their health insurance by the end of February if Congress does not reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program... »

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