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Social Media a Big Driver of Teen Vaping Craze: Study

TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 — Social media is helping spur the e-cigarette epidemic among America’s teens, a new study suggests. Nearly 15,000 Instagram posts related to Juul, the most popular e-cigarette brand, were released between March and May 2018, researchers found. More than half the posts focused on youth culture or lifestyle-related content that would… Read More »

Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the country.… Read More »

NIH Study Tracks Exercise with Mobile Apps to Improve Heart Health

Tiffany Powell-Wiley, M.D., M.P.H., is dedicated to making Americans healthier. She focuses on research related to heart health and the conditions that go with it. Those include obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. In 2013, Dr. Powell-Wiley and her team started research on how to lower rates of these chronic conditions among African Americans and… Read More »