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Drug overdose death rate increasing the most among middle-aged women, CDC finds

It’s not clear why women are becoming disproportionately affected. (iStock) The drug overdose death rate among women in the U.S. has greatly increased, according to data released this week in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s morbidity and mortality report. Specifically, the data revealed the drug overdose death rate has hit middle-aged women particularly hard. In… Read More »

Vapers inhale MUCH lower levels of toxins than smokers, study finds 

Vapers inhale MUCH lower levels of toxins than smokers, study finds Compared to nonsmokers, vapers had more biomarkers of toxic chemicals in their urine  But they had lower levels than smokers of traditional cigarettes The number of people who were both vaping and smoking ‘was really surprising’  By Reuters Published: 23:19 GMT, 14 December 2018… Read More »