Emily Mullin Associate Editor, Biomedicine
I am MIT Technology Review’s associate editor for biomedicine. I report from Washington, D.C., where I look for stories about how new technology is making us healthier and our medicine better. I am particularly interested in how these advances… More are affecting real people. Previously, I was a contributor at Forbes, and before that, an associate editor at FierceBiotech. Get in touch at [email protected].
Michael Rotondo, evicted NY son, moves out after Lego row
He failed to persuade the judge to grant him another six months with his parents and was ordered to leave. Rotondo will reportedly be staying in an Airbnb while he figured out a long-term plan.
Facebook to pull plug on 'Trending' topics feature
Facebook introduced a feature called Trending in 2014, and you can probably guess what it did even if you never touch Facebook. The official reason for the removal of the Trending feature is due to users finding it being less and less useful over time.
Kanye West releases highly-anticipated album ye
Kanye also raps that being bipolar is his "superpower" and alludes to his previous admission of an opioid addiction (" Yikes "). The rapper revealed how Kardashian West reacted after his comments about slavery on one track.
Celebrate National Donut Day with the Valley's most drool-inducing treats
Meanwhile, at Papa John's you can get free donut holes if you purchase two pizzas online with the promo code DONUT. Cake donuts: Rather old school and often coming with fewer accoutrements-unless you're Voodoo Donuts, of course.
NBA Cavs May Face Suspensions for Game 1 Altercation vs Warriors
Love stepped onto the floor initially to contest a flagrant foul call on Tristan Thompson closing out on Shaun Livingston . ET. "We don't ever take the turnover". "If there's a shot-clock differential, you shoot the ball", he said.
Pres. Trump to hold a sports field day at the White House
Grisham said the first lady would like to be "out and about promoting her initiatives" but " her health comes first". A few days later, reports stated that the first lady had returned to the White House following the operation.
US Tariffs Raise Fears of Trade War with American Allies
Mexico announced what it described as "equivalent" measures on a wide range of USA farm and industrial products. Steel is less lop-sided but the USA still didn't have the capacity to make all the steel the country needed.
Trump says Mueller will be ‘meddling’ with 2018 vote
Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort has been indicted on multiple charges and is awaiting trial in Virginia. Mueller is main the probe into potential collusion between the Trump marketing campaign and Russian Federation .
Serena Williams reveals struggle with postnatal depression
When Williams served out the victory with a backhand victor down the line, she raised both arms. She then gestured to her bicep and said, "This is me, and this is my weapon and machine".
John Goodman breaks his silence on Roseanne Barr's tweet
Trump wrote that Iger never called him to apologize for "the frightful statements " that have been said about him on ABC . Maybe they can say she passed from an aneurysm when her TV accidentally flipped from FOX News to an episode of Black-ish.
As the country joined the worldwide community to mark the 2018 world no tobacco day, we focus on enforcement of the National tobacco control act 2015. Whilst there are many methods to help people quit smoking, many studies have shown that carbon monoxide (CO) monitoring has proven to be very effective in monitoring and encouraging a person's quit attempt and this World Tobacco Day you have the chance to win a personal CO monitor.
"Due to the presence of nicotine and other chemicals, prolonged use of SLT causes serious health issues such as cancer and heart disease".
"Smoking harms almost every organ in the body, and more than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking", said Albert Rizzo, M.D., senior medical advisor to the American Lung Association.
These include making indoor public and workplaces smoke-free and insisting that tobacco packaging carries warnings that demonstrate the health risks for users.
"Most people know that using tobacco causes cancer and lung disease, but many aren't aware that tobacco also causes heart disease and stroke - the world's leading killers", said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General.
Over the years, WHO and multilateral health agencies have encouraged global tobacco regulations and advocacy on the potential health risks of tobacco consumption.
Not enough progressWHO and its member states established "World No Tobacco Day" in 1987 to draw attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to its negative effects on health.More news: The US President: ‘Great meeting with @KimKardashian, talked prison reform’
"Tobacco breaks hearts. Tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke contribute to about 12% of all heart disease deaths".
"In the two years since the Royal College of Physicians found that "harm reduction has huge potential to prevent death and disability from tobacco use", we continue to largely ignore the fact that many smokers do not want to quit, but obtain pleasure from smoking". Research suggests that people who manage to go 28 days without smoking during Stoptober are five times more likely to be successful long term.
After 10 years of quitting smoking, your risk of lung cancer falls to about half that of a smoker and your risk of cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, cervix, and pancreas decreases.
He further said that the government also compromised on tobacco tax this year as well by accommodating the tobacco industry by continuation of the third tier which allows most selling brands with least tax.
However, the United States is now not on track, bogged down by litigation over warnings on cigarette packaging and lags in taxation, said Vinayak Prasad of the WHO's tobacco control unit. Not smoking tobacco is one of the few key habits individuals can cultivate for their health and the health of their families.
She also said that raising the price of cigarettes will improve the health of everyone. The report shows that worldwide, 27% smoked tobacco in 2000, compared to 20% in 2016.
In the world of 1.1 billion smokers, more than 60% of them belong to Asian countries.