13 Everyday Ways To Cut Back On Your Smartphone Usage

Enes Evren via Getty Images Spending hours mindlessly scrolling through Instagram or Twitter is not a unique experience. At times it seems there’s no limit to the ways smartphones can make our lives more convenient. We have access to all...

Not Getting Enough Shut-Eye? You Have Plenty of Company

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans are having trouble falling and staying asleep, and smartphones and technology are probably to blame, researchers report. Their analysis of data from nearly 165,000 adults nationwide showed...

Almost Half of Older Americans Fear Dementia, Try Untested Ways to Fight It

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans believe they are likely to develop dementia -- and they often turn to unproven ways to try to better their odds, a new study suggests. In a...

Juul Delivers More Nicotine Than Other E-Cigarettes: Study

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Juul electronic cigarettes deliver nicotine at a much higher rate than most other types of e-cigarettes, new research shows. Juul is by far the leading e-cigarette brand sold in...

The Best Gifts To Get Someone Who Really Needs To Relax

HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Prices and availability subject to change. fizkes via Getty Images There are dinners to attend, families to host, rooms to decorate, and, of course, gifts to give...

Are Vaping Bans the Way to Go?

CDC: “Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Products,” Nov. 14, 2019. News release, House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Nov. 13, 2019. Public Health Law Center: “States and Tribes Stepping in to Protect Communities...

Apple Removes Vaping Apps From Store

Nov. 15, 2019 -- Apple said Friday that it's removed 181 vaping-related apps from its mobile App Store worldwide. The company said the now-banned apps -- a mix of stores, social networks, news and games -- will continue to work...

America’s Sweet Tooth Starts From Infancy

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Bad eating habits begin at a young age in American children, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from more than 1,200 babies (aged 6 to 11 months) and...

FDA Warns Dollar Store About Tainted OTC Drugs

Nov. 15, 2019 -- Dollar Tree has been sent a warning letter for selling over-the-counter (OTC) drugs made by foreign companies with serious, multiple violations of federal manufacturing laws, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The drugs include Dollar...

Think your child has ADHD? What your pediatrician can — and should — do

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood. It affects approximately 7% to 8% of all children and youth in the US. As the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) pointed out in their recent...
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