Health

Viewership soars for misleading tobacco videos on YouTube

Misleading portrayals of the safety of tobacco use are widespread on YouTube, where the viewership of popular pro-tobacco videos has soared over the past half-dozen years, according to research by the Annenberg Public Policy ...

Health

Causes of serious adverse events in nursing homes identified

(HealthDay)—Most serious adverse events in nursing homes are caused by medication errors, falls, delayed or inappropriate interventions, and missed nursing care, according to a study published online June 15 in the Journal ...

Overweight & Obesity

New study explores weight stigmatization on Twitter

A new study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University, Yale School of Medicine and American University has found that weight stigma—or negative attitudes about people simply because they are overweight—is ...

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