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Why Sitting Is NOT the New Smoking

In All Health Watch, General Health, Health Warning

You’ve probably seen articles in recent years warning of the dangers of sitting. The headlines often call sitting “the new smoking.”

A study found that media stories comparing sitting to smoking have gone up 1,200% since 2012. And standing desks have become a major office trend.

But the fact is, sitting is not the new smoking.

Not even close…

A team of researchers from the U.S.,… Read More

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The Surprising Way Vaping Kills 

In All Health Watch, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease


For tobacco smokers, e-cigarettes can seem like a win-win. 

E-cig vapor does not contain the carcinogenic tars in tobacco smoke. So the risk of cancer is likely lower. 

Vaping also doesn’t produce secondhand smoke that can poison people around you. 

And e-cigs save money. They are 40% cheaper per puff than regular tobacco cigarettes.i 

But a major study has found that vaping carries an unexpected—and potentially deadly–health risk.Read More

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Larry King COVID Tragedy: Did 3 Packs a Day Come Back to Haunt Him?

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health

Larry King was the ultimate survivor.

He lived through several heart attacks, multiple heart surgeries, type 2 diabetes, prostate cancer, lung cancer, a stroke, and a coma.[1] [2]

But he could not overcome COVID-19.

The genial talk show host died Saturday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles at age 87. Near the end of 2020, King became sick with COVID and landed in the hospital.… Read More

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Want to Quit Smoking in the New Year? Drugs Are Not the Answer

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health

Big Pharma knows that every year millions of Americans make a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking.

That’s why you see so many TV commercials this time of year for smoking-cessation drugs. There’s only one problem…

The drugs don’t work.

A major study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine looked at 10 years of smoking data collected by the U.S.… Read More