Center for Disease Control

STOP ALL VAPING, CDC ADVISES AFTER DEATH TOLL CLIMBS; VICTIMS INCLUDE YOUNG PEOPLE WHO VAPED NICOTINE ALONE AND/OR MARIJUANA

By Miriam Raftery

September 9, 2019 (Washington D.C.) -- With 450 cases of severe lung illness and five deaths tied to vaping reported nationwide, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control are advising everyone to avoid all vaping (e-cigarettes)– especially young people and pregnant women. The advisory includes all vaping including nicotine, marijuana, and other substances.

LINK BETWEEN DIABETES AND ALZHEIMERS DISEASE IS BECOMING STRONGER

 

By Steve Lauria

Photo:  Normal brain (left); brain with Alzheimer’s (right)

February 29, 2016 (San Diego’s East County) -- Over 29 million Americans now have diabetes, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Eight million have it and don’t know it. The CDC has estimated that diabetes could triple by 2050.