Standardized Cigarette Packaging Impacts Smoking

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New evidence finds standardized cigarette packaging may reduce the number of people who smoke A Cochrane Review published today finds standardized tobacco packaging may lead to a reduction in smoking prevalence and reduces the appeal of tobacco. According to the World Health Organization, tobacco use kills more people worldwide than any other preventable cause of […]

Chagas Disease: Silent Killer in US

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First large-scale survey of Chagas disease in the United States confirms that the ‘silent killer’ is a major public health challenge for the country A study of almost 5,000 Latin American-born residents of Los Angeles County found that 1.24% tested positive for Chagas disease, a parasitic infection that can cause life-threatening heart damage if not […]