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AHA: Vaping May Do Your Heart No Favors

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — New research shows that electronic cigarettes contain chemicals that cause heart damage, adding to the growing list of concerns about their safety. The study, which will be presented Nov. 12 at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions meeting in Chicago, investigated the effect that e-cigarettes have on […]

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Do legal cannabis products really work as well as Ibuprofen?

Do legal cannabis products really work as well as over-the-counter Ibuprofen? It’s a booming market with cannabis porridge, cola and even pet food on the way But, while that excites some, experts are still divided on their alleged benefit Home Secretary recently said some doctors will be able to prescribe cannabis A chance conversation overheard […]

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Do you drink more than an average Australian?

If science finally manages to come through with that time machine and you head back to 1970s Australia, whatever you do, don’t get in a shout with someone at the pub. All indications are they will drink you under the table. Certainly, compared to today, people in 1970s Australia drank so much beer it’s hard […]

Personal Health

I have had this mole-like thing on my chest for almost a year now. I thought it used to be a pimple that I popped, but instead of disappearing it became this big soft fatty bump on my chest which makes me look like I have 3 nipples! Is this a bad sign? Do I need to see my doctor?

Anytime you have a skin problem that doesn’t go away, you should make an appointment with your health care provider. Small lumps or cysts (fluid filled sacs under the skin) are common and most of the time aren’t dangerous. They can sometimes get infected and in very rare cases they can be something serious. It […]