Ophthalmology

Smoking, alcohol intake tied to age-related macular degeneration

(HealthDay)‚ÄĒGenetically predicted smoking initiation and lifetime smoking are associated with elevated risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD), while genetically predicted alcohol intake is associated with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Wearing a mask: For yourself or for others?

Protecting one's own health is generally an important motive for voluntarily wearing a face mask during the pandemic. However, for younger people the desire to protect others plays a decisive role in their decision to wear ...

Other

Texas governor bans mandated COVID-19 'vaccine passports'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott used his executive power Tuesday to ban state government and some private entities from requiring COVID-19 "vaccine passports" to access services, in the latest move from a Republican governor pitting ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The clear message on promoting body positivity

Public health campaigns that challenge weight stigma and promote body positivity can boost the health and well-being for people of all body sizes, according to a University of Queensland study.

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