Strategies to Avoid Sunburn

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you could protect yourself from cancer, you’d do it, right? Yet most Americans still aren’t taking the easiest step to prevent the most commonly diagnosed type — skin cancer, which will affect one in five people at some point in their lives. Only 14 percent of American…

Low-Nicotine E-Cigs May Raise Toxin Risks

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Ex-smokers who use low-nicotine liquid in electronic cigarettes breathe more deeply and more often when using the devices than those who use high-nicotine liquid, a small British study suggests. That means that users of low-nicotine liquid are at increased risk of exposure to e-cigarette vapor toxins such as…

Obesity's a Larger Problem in Rural America

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — City folks are leaner than their country cousins, a new U.S. study finds. Americans in rural areas are more likely to be obese than metropolitan-area residents, according to the report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2016, more than one-third of rural residents were…