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Lung cancer survivor who never smoked says patients get an unfair stigma

‘If you have lungs, you are at risk’: Mother-of-four, 49, who has never had a cigarette battles ‘incurable’ lung cancer and stigma as others ask her how many she smoked a day Jill Feldman, 49, from Chicago, Illinois, lost five family members to lung cancer over 14 years She started getting regular scans of her… Read More »

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says

The number of vaping-related lung illnesses has risen to 530 probable cases, according to an update on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a Missouri man became the eighth to die from the mysterious ailments. During a news briefing, Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the C.D.C., said officials expect… Read More »

Vegetarians might have higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study says

However, a new study suggests that vegetarians and vegans may be at a higher risk of stroke than their meat-eating counterparts — although those who don’t eat meat have a lower chance of coronary heart disease, according to the new paper, published in the medical journal the BMJ on Wednesday. “It does seem that the… Read More »

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 15, 2019. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump says the U.S. should begin building more mental health institutions to combat the nation’s ongoing gun violence. Speaking to reporters before a campaign rally in New… Read More »