Tag Archives: role

Congressional hearing probes Juul’s role in youth vaping ‘epidemic’

The hearing will scrutinize the leading vape company’s marketing, health claims and relationship with Big Tobacco — namely, tobacco giant Altria, which invested nearly $ 13 billion in Juul Labs late last year. The list of attendees sets the stage for a heated clash over whether e-cigarettes should be subject to stronger regulation, weighing their… Read More »

The role of psychosocial risk factors in the burden of headache | JPR – Dove Medical Press

Kirsi Malmberg-Ceder,1,2 Maija Haanpää,3,4 Päivi E Korhonen,5 Hannu Kautiainen,6,7 Veera Veromaa,5,8 Seppo Soinila2,9 1Department of Neurology, Satakunta Central Hospital, Pori, Finland; 2Department of Neurology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland; 3Mutual Insurance Company Ilmarinen, Helsinki, Finland; 4Department of Neurosurgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland; 5Department of General Practice, Turku University Hospital, Turku University, Turku, Finland;… Read More »

YouTube star Dr. Mike on technology’s role in the future of medicine – MobiHealthNews

Dubbed the “Sexiest Doctor Alive” by People Magazine, YouTube star and family medicine physician Dr. Mikhail Varshavski, better known as Dr. Mike, has taken to YouTube to dish out advice on health and debunk medical myths.  One of his recent YouTube videos put telemedicine under a microscope. In particular, it zeroed in on a study published by the Journal… Read More »

Viewpoints: Doctors Can Play Big Role In Slowing Opioid Epidemic; Rise In Gun Suicides Demands Smart Policies

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Los Angeles Times: Want To Reduce Opioid Use? Nudge The Doctors Who Prescribe Them  An Orange County doctor was arrested by federal authorities in December on suspicion of illegally prescribing narcotics, “flooding Southern California with huge quantities of opioids,” according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.… Read More »

Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Print this page MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 — Researchers say they’ve pinpointed a possible culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), reporting that an overactive immune system might send the entire body into an overwhelming state of exhaustion. “For the first time, we have shown that people who are prone to develop a CFS-like illness have… Read More »