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Can Vaping Increase Cardiovascular Disease Risk?

As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to rise in the United States, more studies are examining both the positive and negative effects of these devices that are advertised to be healthier than traditional cigarettes. Now, a paper published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reveals that the flavorings used in these substitutes… Read More »

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Progesterone could increase live births in women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage

Research led by the University of Birmingham suggests that giving progesterone to pregnant women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could increase their chances of having a baby. The PRISM trial, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and co-ordinated by Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit in collaboration with Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research, is… Read More »

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Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates?

The Netflix show deals with the suicide of a young womanNetflix By Chelsea Whyte In the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why, 17-year-old Hannah kills herself in a scene that shows her suicide. Following the show’s release, researchers raised concerns about the possibility that it could lead to suicide contagion, in which explicit depictions of self-harm… Read More »

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