Kids Who Vape Face Toxin Dangers, Study Finds

MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teenagers who use e-cigarettes expose themselves to cancer-causing toxins, particularly if they choose fruit-flavored products, a new study reports. Urine tests revealed elevated levels of five different toxins in the bodies of teens who use e-cigarettes (often called vaping). And all of the toxins are known or suspected…

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U.S. Gun Injuries Getting More Severe

FRIDAY, March 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nonfatal gun injuries in the United States are becoming more severe, increasing pressure on the health care system, researchers say. Since the 1990s, the severity of nonfatal gun injuries treated in U.S. hospitals has risen 1.4 percent a year, the new study found. “Both males and females and…

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