Research highlights global impact of smokeless tobacco use

A team from the University of York and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), in collaboration with the ASTRA (Addressing Smokeless Tobacco and Building Research Capacity in South Asia) consortium, conducted a comprehensive ...


Over-the-counter Narcan: A big win for public health

Narcan, the naloxone nasal spray used to reverse opioid overdose, was approved Wednesday for over-the-counter sale by the Food and Drug Administration. It's a major victory for harm-reduction advocates and public health professionals—and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Final state emergencies winding down 3 years into pandemic

California's coronavirus emergency officially ends Tuesday, nearly three years after Gov. Gavin Newsom issued the nation's first statewide stay-at-home order and just days after the state reached the grim milestone of 100,000 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fear of public places is common in adults with epilepsy, says study

About 5.1 million people in the U.S. have a history of epilepsy, which causes repeated seizures. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder. While current research has shown ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Limit travel anxiety this holiday season

Holiday travel can be anxiety-inducing due to flight delays and heavy traffic. While disruptions are unavoidable, a Baylor College of Medicine expert provides tips on how to manage stress and anxiety during a busy travel ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China retires major COVID tracking app as virus rules ease

China said Monday it would retire an app used to track travel to areas with COVID-19 cases, a milestone in the country's rapid turn away from its zero-tolerance coronavirus strategy.

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