Tag Archives: Getting

Despite Biden’s ban of menthol cigarettes, getting Blacks to quit smoking remains a challenge

Health Politics A woman smokes a cigarette in the pedestrian plaza located in Times Square in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images) President Joe Biden is taking aim at the tobacco industry with another racial equity move to ban menthol cigarettes.  The administration’s decision stands to be a life-changing proposition, especially in the… Read More »

‘A very clear shift’: Younger people getting sicker, faster with COVID, doctors say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada It’s not clear what’s driving that shift, but doctors say highly contagious variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus are undoubtedly playing a role Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Mar 29, 2021  •  7 hours ago  •  5 minute read  •  153 Comments People sit at a restaurant patio… Read More »

‘Almost as round as it is long’: National Zoo’s panda cub is getting so plump

This baby bear is a square. Washington, DC’s Smithsonian National Zoo welcomed a new panda cub on Aug. 21, and in its single month on Earth, the newborn has gained weight in such a way that its girth now almost perfectly matches its height. The zoo’s assistant curator of giant pandas, Laurie Thompson, made the… Read More »

How bad is getting malaria

Although malaria can be a deadly disease, illness and death from malaria can usually be. Getting are how different types of Plasmodia parasites, but only 5 cause malaria in people. If malaria isn’t diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal. As complications of bad malaria can occur within hours or days of the first… Read More »