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Here is why white folks are fueling the opioid crisis, study says

The opioid crisis is at the center of a national disparity in how the public views and responds to drug addiction, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The health care community funnels too many drugs to low-income white patients, triggering addiction, while people of color who… Read More »

Backlash after study refutes idea that breakfast is the most important meal of the day

Farewell, pancakes? Farewell, breakfast sausage? A new review that suggests breakfast skippers eat fewer calories over the day and weigh slightly less than breakfast eaters is reigniting debate over the quaint notion that breakfast is “the most important meal of the day.” While some experts say the research is further evidence skipping breakfast might be… Read More »

E-Cigarettes Are Effective at Helping Smokers Quit, a Study Says

It has been one of the most pressing unanswered questions in public health: Do e-cigarettes actually help smokers quit? Now, the first, large rigorous assessment offers an unequivocal answer: yes. The study, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that e-cigarettes were nearly twice as effective as conventional nicotine replacement products, like… Read More »