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2019

  1. Medical Scans Explained: A Look Inside the Body

    December 30, 2019

    By: NIH News in Health Have you ever had to get an X-ray, MRI, or other medical scan? Do you know what these tests involve? Or what they can do? Medical scans help doctors diagnose everything from head trauma to foot pain. There are many different types of imaging technologies. Each works differently. Some types […]

  2. Michigan teen who suffered vaping-related damage recovering after rare double lung transplant

    December 23, 2019

    By: Read Sarah Schulte Bio, ABC7 Chicago “A teenager in the Detroit area is recovering after receiving a rare double lung transplant. Health officials say his lungs were damaged by vaping.” Read the full article.

  3. Vaping Dangers

    December 16, 2019
  4. The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

    December 9, 2019

    Medically reviewed by Timothy J. Legg, PhD, PsyD Written by Ann Pietrangelo and Kristeen Cherney, Healthline Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, weed, hash, and dozens of other names. While many people smoke or vape it, you can also consume […]

  5. A Well-Aged Mind: Maintaining Your Cognitive Health

    December 2, 2019

    By: NIH News in Health Getting older can bring many changes, both physically and mentally. Even when you’re healthy, your brain and body start slowing down. Maintaining your cognitive health—the ability to clearly think, learn, and remember—is important for your overall well-being. Many things influence cognitive health. Your genes, lifestyle, and environment can all impact […]

  6. Know When Antibiotics Help and When They Won’t

    November 25, 2019

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  7. Family Health Matters: How Twin Studies Can Help Everyone

    By: NIH News in Health Have you ever met a set of identical twins? Did you have trouble telling them apart? Twins are similar in ways you can’t see, too. That makes twins a powerful tool for studying health and disease.  Many health conditions run in families. If your parents or siblings have a disease, […]

  8. Illinois Now Reporting Fifth Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

    November 21, 2019
  9. Teens and E-cigarettes

    November 18, 2019
  10. Identifying Key Characteristics of Chemicals that Harm Male and Female Reproduction

    November 11, 2019

    By: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center developed and applied a “key characteristics” framework to help risk assessors better identify, organize, and summarize the potential reproductive health risks of different chemicals. By understanding specific events that lead to toxicity, they also […]

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