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What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree

Health officials are warning consumers about a mysterious lung disease that has sickened hundreds and killed at least three people. What to avoid? That’s where they disagree. Federal health officials are reviewing 450 possible cases linked to vaping across 33 states and one territory. At least three people have died from the illness. It’s too… Read More »

What should you do if your blood pressure medication has been recalled?

Over the past several months, you may have heard that the FDA has recalled certain lots of angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) medications due to the presence of impurities. These contaminants — nitrosamine impurities — may occur as a byproduct of the manufacturing process. They include N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) and N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which can potentially cause… Read More »

Should You Eat the New Fake Meats?

Over time, meat substitutes have gotten increasingly more like real meat. The question is, are these newer, so-called virtuous alternatives to meat healthier than the real meat they mimic? Friends of mine used to run a vegetarian restaurant. Their customers would come in and interrogate them about menu items: what kind of oils were used in… Read More »

Babies and toddlers should spend NO time looking at screens, WHO said

Babies and toddlers should spend NO time looking at screens and under-fives be limited to one hour a day, World Health Organization tells parents Global health chiefs said too much screen time could lead to obese children The recommendations suggest doing puzzles, colouring or singing instead Past research showed more than half of UK children… Read More »