Booze Often Glorified On YouTube Videos

THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If kids only watched YouTube for insights into drinking, they’d get a very slanted view, new research shows. The study found alcohol intake is typically shown only as fun, with none of the downsides. Researchers analyzed 137 YouTube videos that featured alcohol brands popular with underage drinkers. The…

Will an E-Cigarette Harm Your Heart?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The nicotine in e-cigarette vapor may cause adrenaline levels to spike in the heart, potentially increasing risk of heart attack and sudden cardiac death, a new study reports. Electronic cigarettes have been promoted as a healthier alternative to tobacco cigarettes because they deliver vastly lower levels of carcinogens,…