Psychology & Psychiatry

1 in 10 teens have sexted, many see porn by 6th grade: Study

A high number of preteens and teens in the United States have viewed pornography and many have also sent or received nude or seminude photos—sexting—over their smartphones, a new study reveals.

Health

Menthol ban would save 650,000 lives in the next 40 years

Banning menthol flavors in cigarettes could reduce smoking by 15% by having smokers giving up tobacco products altogether or switching to e-cigarettes and other nicotine vaping products—avoiding 16,250 tobacco-related deaths ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Another 3,000 COVID-19 deaths likely in Sweden: health agency

Swedish health officials said Tuesday that another 3,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus were likely in the country, known for its controversial softer approach to curbing the spread and much higher death toll than its ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK says omicron to become its dominant variant within days

The omicron variant of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly throughout Great Britain and is likely to become the dominant form of the disease across the country by the middle of this month, the U.K. Health Security Agency said Friday.

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