Chinese doctors and public health officials are turning to a variety of drugs as they seek an effective treatment for patients sickened by the novel coronavirus. The evidence behind some of these medicines is flimsy, researchers acknowledge, but human trials are the only way to know whether these drugs work.
El debate llega cuando los estados enfrentan el aumento del consumo adolescente. Casi el 28% de los estudiantes de secundaria reportaron haber vapeado en 2019.
Historically, taxation has been an effective tool in reducing the number of people who smoke. So 20 states and the District of Columbia have begun implementing taxes on vaping products as they seek to stop young people from getting addicted.
La administración Trump lanza plan para ofrecer gratis medicamentos preventivos contra el VIH a las personas que no tienen seguro de salud.
Called “Ready, Set, PrEP,” the federal program will provide medication that can reduce the chances of getting AIDS to at-risk patients who don’t have insurance.
Los productos para vapear exponen a los consumidores a productos químicos de una manera fundamentalmente diferente, dice experta.
Ilona Jaspers, an inhalation toxicologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, believes the common notion of comparing e-cigarettes with traditional, combustible cigarettes is the wrong analogy because the vaping products expose consumers to chemicals in a fundamentally different way.
Investigadores encuentran más evidencia de que la forma en que los dispositivos de vapeo y los líquidos electrónicos interactúan podría dañar a los consumidores.
The technology for vaping has changed over the years, and researchers are finding more evidence that the way vaping devices and e-liquids interact could harm consumers.
Private insurance plans vary in coverage for compression garments, and some fall short of meeting patients’ needs. Although Medicaid programs cover some of these expenses, Medicare does not.