Vaping Cases Linked to Vitamin E, Bootleg Cartridges?

Vaping Cases Linked to Vitamin E, Bootleg Cartridges?

In New York, where 34 cases of the severe lung disease have been reported Department of Health officials said they are focusing on vitamin E acetate after finding it in nearly all of the samples it analyzed linked to the illnesses.

'I wasn't tired because I was a mum, it was a serious disorder'

'I wasn't tired because I was a mum, it was a serious disorder'

Michelle, now a mum of two, has a condition called Idiopathic Hypersomnia, an overwhelming desire to sleep .This is Michelle's story...As a child, I’d sleep during the day – anywhere I could.

Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen's Mental Health?

Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen's Mental Health?

The new study in JAMA Psychiatry has concluded that time spent on social media is bad for teenagers ' mental health, echoing a growing body of research.

Vegetarians May Face Higher Stroke Risk

Vegetarians May Face Higher Stroke Risk

"The lower risk of heart disease is likely at least partly due to lower weight, lower blood pressure , lower blood cholesterol and lower rates of diabetes linked to pescatarian or vegetarian diets," said lead researcher Tammy Tong, a nutritional epidemiologist in the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford.

Teen's Fussy 'Junk Food' Diet Leaves Him Blind

Teen's Fussy 'Junk Food' Diet Leaves Him Blind

But while many teens go through a picky-eating phase, Sandon stressed that restricting one's diet to just a handful of foods for many years "is not normal.".But Atan pointed out that some very picky eaters actually suffer from a mental health condition known as "avoidant restrictive food intake disorder."

Red Flag Laws: The Future of Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Red Flag Laws: The Future of Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Like ERPOs, domestic violence laws allow someone who feels in danger to seek a court order to restrict the alleged perpetrator's gun access based on threats of violence.

'I left my husband instead of taking more pills'

'I left my husband instead of taking more pills'

But I’m concerned that there are a lot of women out there on medication who take it because they want to feel ‘normal’ when in fact what they really need is psychological support to ensure the life they are living is the one they have chosen, not one that has been chosen for them.

School-Based Drug Prevention Programs

School-Based Drug Prevention Programs

Experienced, well-trained mental health professionals will know that prevention is about far more than drug education , and often involves developing self-efficacy, decision-making skills, effective communication and anger management .

As Vaping Lung Injuries Grow, Doctors Seek Answers

As Vaping Lung Injuries Grow, Doctors Seek Answers

In many of the cases, patients said they had recently vaped marijuana or other products that contain THC, the chemical in marijuana that causes its high.

What Smartphones Are Doing to Your Teenager's Mental Health

What Smartphones Are Doing to Your Teenager's Mental Health

In a statement about the paper, study author Michaeline Jensen, assistant professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, said “Contrary to the common belief that smartphones and social media are damaging adolescents’ mental health, we don’t see much support for the idea that time spent on phones and online is associated with increased risk for mental health problems.”.

Congressman Sean Duffy reveals 9th child has 'holes in heart'

Congressman Sean Duffy reveals 9th child has 'holes in heart'

Republican Rep. Sean Duffy, a Wisconsin congressman who was on the cast of MTV's "The Real World" before he went into politics, opened up on Tuesday about his decision to resign due to health issues involving his ninth child.

5 Major Issues That Helicopter Parenting Can Cause

5 Major Issues That Helicopter Parenting Can Cause

A 2011 study conducted by researchers at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga found that college students whose parents hovered were more likely to take medication for anxiety and depression .

Covington Citizens Urge Testing for Toxic Pollution

Covington Citizens Urge Testing for Toxic Pollution

The Covington area has higher cancer rates than the state averages, WebMD and Georgia Health News reported last month.Rates of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma , a type of cancer linked to ethylene oxide exposure, have recently been higher in the 30014 ZIP code compared to the Georgia average.

One Dead In Atlanta Hotel Legionnaires' Outbreak

One Dead In Atlanta Hotel Legionnaires' Outbreak

Aug. 7, 2019 -- One of the 12 people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after staying at the Sheraton Atlanta hotel in early July has died, officials said.

Vaping hospitalizations: More cases of lung damage reported

Vaping hospitalizations: More cases of lung damage reported

More cases of severe lung damage and breathing problems linked to vaping have been reported across the country, with doctors and health officials now investigating cases in at least eight states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Mental Illness, Violent Behavior, and Mass Shootings

Mental Illness, Violent Behavior, and Mass Shootings

Currently, there are two messages in the mental health community: The public cry , We are not violent, and at the same time, behind the scenes, Please do something about people with untreated mental illness who are violent, but don't tell the world or we will have more stigma.

'This is your reward': Moms enjoy babies in 'golden hour' after birth

'This is your reward': Moms enjoy babies in 'golden hour' after birth

Experts believe the first 60 minutes after birth, what’s known as the “golden hour,” are important for skin-to-skin contact, mother and baby bonding, and successful breastfeeding.While the bond wasn't immediately, Smith did feel relieved when Imena latched on during the golden hour.

The NBA Makes an Effort to Promote Mental Wellness

The NBA Makes an Effort to Promote Mental Wellness

It is important to step back and note that the first and potentially most critical step made towards mental wellness within the field of professional basketball is credited to the athletes who spoke their truth.

Listening to Saoirse Kennedy Hill

Listening to Saoirse Kennedy Hill

Kennedy Hill, then a senior at the prestigious private school Deerfield Academy, shared that when she returned from a leave of absence, having taken time off to manage her mental health, it was only her friends who knew what she had been through.

More and More Seniors Are Binge Drinking

More and More Seniors Are Binge Drinking

"Many organizations, such as the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism [NIAAA], recommend lower drinking levels as people get older or have more chronic diseases," said lead researcher Dr. Benjamin Han, an assistant professor of geriatric medicine at NYU Langone Health in New York City.

Invulnerables: The Origins of Resilience

Invulnerables: The Origins of Resilience

To explore how competency develops, Garmezy studied other children who showed competence despite living in stressful situations and poverty.

I grew up not realising how different I was to other kids

I grew up not realising how different I was to other kids

But when my health began to deteriorate, it happened so quickly that I was admitted to hospital nine times in 2016, when it was discovered my lung function had dropped to just 40 percent.

A Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Not a Disease

A Psychiatric Diagnosis Is Not a Disease

Major depressive disorder does not cause the symptoms, it is the term we use to describe them. When the National Institute of Mental Health concluded that DSM diagnoses do not map underlying causes and cannot be a starting point for mental health research, the American Psychiatric Association agreed.

Using AI to Manage Opioid Use in Hospital ICUs

Using AI to Manage Opioid Use in Hospital ICUs

In an effort to help clinicians provide better, more personalized pain management care, a research team led by Daniel Lopez-Martinez at the Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Division of Health Sciences and Technology and MIT Media Lab, along with colleagues at MIT and Columbia University, announced last week the creation of an AI deep reinforcement learning algorithm for critical care pain management.

Racism Experienced In Childhood Lasts a Lifetime

Racism Experienced In Childhood Lasts a Lifetime

They found the effects of discrimination and enforced segregation, particularly when experienced in childhood, were significantly greater than that of traditional health risk factors such as diet, exercise, smoking, and low SES.

We Shouldn't Let Smart Phones "Soothe" Our Children to Sleep

We Shouldn't Let Smart Phones "Soothe" Our Children to Sleep

Stubbornly unwilling to lie down or close their eyes to get the sleep that everyone could see they needed, Mary Poppins simply sits and sings until they are so soporific that they can’t help but nod off.

Real Reasons Athletes Need Regular Neurocognitive Checkups

Real Reasons Athletes Need Regular Neurocognitive Checkups

To address this concern, a recent study (2019) led by Steven Corman of Arizona State University examined various factors that drive NCAA male and female athletes who participate in basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer, wrestling, or field hockey to hide (or fail to report) severe head impacts (SHIs) and concussion symptoms.

The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier Lives

The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier Lives

The new study is "one of many that are pointing in the same general direction, that people who are happier and more optimistic and have a higher degree of life satisfaction, they tend to be healthier and they tend to live longer," said James Maddux, a professor emeritus of clinical psychology with George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. He had no role in the study.

Harmful Germs in Ocean Water? How to Tell

Harmful Germs in Ocean Water? How to Tell

“Fecal matter, like from sewage discharge, is responsible for a lot of the pollution,” says Mark Mattson, president of Swim Drink Fish, an organization that promotes safe water.

Millions Hurt by 'Secondhand' Alcohol of Others

Millions Hurt by 'Secondhand' Alcohol of Others

"Heavy drinkers should be aware of how they might be impacting the lives of people around them," said study co-author Katherine Karriker-Jaffe, a senior scientist with the Alcohol Research Group at the Public Health Institute in Emeryville, Calif.