Addiction

2019 to 2020 saw decline in prevalence of overall tobacco use

From 2019 to 2020, there was a decrease in the prevalence of overall tobacco product use, according to research published in the March 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan to fully lift COVID-19 restrictions as infections slow

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday announced plans to fully lift coronavirus restrictions on March 21 as new infections driven by the highly contagious omicron variant slow.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: COVID infections on uptick in older adults in England

Coronavirus infections appear to be rising in older adults in England, with cases remaining at a high level despite a broad decline since a peak in January, according to a government-commissioned study published Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should your child keep wearing a mask at school?

As schools across the state have eased their masking requirements for kids after a recent court decision, you may be wondering what the best approach is for you and your child. And now that the masking mandate in Illinois ...

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