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Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information

(Reuters Health) – Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products as “very harmful,” according to survey results compiled to inform U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory policy. “According to this study, young adults are particularly susceptible to E.… Read More »

More young people, especially girls, are attempting suicide by poisoning, study says

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and the Central Ohio Poison Center recorded the number of phone calls made to US poison centers between 2000 and 2018 for self-poisoning of children and young adults ages 10 to 24 that were believed to be suicide attempts. Over the 19-year study period, there were 1.6… Read More »

Young Adults Flocking to Energy Drinks

TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More young Americans than ever are turning to caffeinated energy drinks, and the trend is cause for concern, researchers say. In a new study, investigators found a significant increase in energy drink consumption among teens, and young and middle-aged adults over the past decade. Compared to people who… Read More »