The Federal Drug Administration recently proclaimed an epidemic of vaping among young people and gave the five largest e-cigarette manufacturers 60 days to produce plans to stop underage use of their products.
Perhaps the only upside of America's opioid crisis is that more donor organs have become available. Remarkably, though, kidneys from these cases are frequently declined by transplant candidates whose lives might be saved or greatly improved by
The picture for those who study teen suicides is getting darker, according to national statistics. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that suicide ranks second behind unintentional injury as the cause of death among children
The Global Burden of Disease study is ongoing research that provides global health estimates and examines worldwide, national, and regional trends for death and disability from major diseases, injuries and risk factors.