Oncology & Cancer

Updated policy regarding electronic nicotine delivery systems

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have issued an updated policy, regarding the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). Roy S. Herbst, MD, ...

Health

ACP says policies needed to improve environmental health

Environmental pollutants can seriously harm human health, says the American College of Physicians (ACP) in a new position paper published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, titled "Environmental Health: A Position ...

Vaccination

Sweden to stop offering Covid jabs to teenagers

Sweden's Public Health Agency said Friday it was no longer recommending that children aged 12 to 17 get vaccinated against Covid-19, citing the "very low risk" for the group.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can I get the flu from touching surfaces? Researcher says no.

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the coronavirus was everywhere—stuck to our cellphone screens, smeared on our mail, dangling from doorknobs, even clinging to our cereal boxes. Except that it wasn't.

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