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Smoking while pregnant doubles risk of sudden unexpected infant death, study finds

Smoking during pregnancy — even just one cigarette a day — doubles the risk of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID), according to a new study. The Seattle Children’s Research Institute worked in collaboration with Microsoft data scientists for their study, published in the journal Pediatrics Monday. Their research found that the chances of Czytaj więcej…

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Plastic surgery on the rise: Breast augmentation, liposuction among most popular procedures, study finds

There were more than 17.7 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures in 2018 — more than a quarter million more than the year before, according to statistics released Monday. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) found that total cosmetic procedures in 2018 increased by 2 percent from 2017, according Czytaj więcej…

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Hookah users inhale more toxic chemicals than cigarette smokers, new study claims

Smoking hookah tobacco negatively impacts heart rate and blood pressure and connections have been made between smoking the waterpipes regularly and increased risk of coronary artery disease, a new paper said Friday. The scientific statement, published in the American Heart Association’s journal “Circulation,” claims that hookah users inhale higher levels Czytaj więcej…

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Tuberculosis diagnosis leads 226 Georgia high school students, staff to get tested: report

More than 200 Georgia high school students will be tested for tuberculosis after one teenager was found to have the bacterial disease, according to school officials. A letter was sent to parents at Discovery High School in Lawrenceville on Friday informing them of the student’s diagnosis, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Czytaj więcej…