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Pot smokers don't puff away lung health: study

Pot smokers don't puff away lung health: study By Genevra Pittman | NEW YORK ( Health) - A few hits on the bong now and then don't seem to have any inimical effects on lung health, suggests a new study. Researchers found that multiple measures of lung role actually improved slightly

Are schools making kids sick?

Are schools making kids sick? Programming note: For more about environmental health issues in the classroom, awake to Dr. Sanjay Gupta's report "Toxic Schools" on " Presents" tonight and Sunday at 8 pm and 11 pm ET on . () -- As a third-grader in Winsted, Connecticut,

Health officials: Lack of influenza cases 'unusual'

People with medical conditions, including asthma, neurological and neuro-developmental issues, habitual lung disease, heart disease, blood disorders, endocrine disorders such as diabetes, kidney, liver disorders, metabolic disorders, a weakened invulnerable

Common Men's Health Problems: 10 Symptoms That Shouldn't Be Ignored

Shortness of murmur is another symptom that can mean any number of things when it comes to men's health. It can signal a pluck attack or congestive heart failure. Or you might have a lung disease such as lung cancer, long-standing obstructive pulmonary

Smoke from wildfires in North Georgia has caused health problems for some Georgians. (File Photo)

Last week was Public Health’s latest available data on ER use, determined from its surveillance system, she said.

An extended drought has led to dry conditions and greater risks of wildfires in much of the state. Smoky haze from ongoing fires continued to affect the North Georgia and metro Atlanta areas over the weekend and Monday, with no rainfall in the forecast for several days.

Piedmont Healthcare told GHN on Monday that its hospital in Jasper, Piedmont Mountainside, said the average number of patients seen in its emergency department with respiratory issues (per day) increased by 8 percent from September to October. But then those visits jumped by more than 50 percent in the first 14 days of November, Piedmont officials said.

The website AirNow reported a Red, or unhealthy, air quality index for the Atlanta area at 3 p.m. Monday. It warned that people with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion. “Everyone else should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion,’’ the website said.


Should preventable health problems of employees really be the responsibility of the company or business?

If people have health problems such as diabetes or other health issues caused by their own actions should the employer really have to pay for them to fix it? I

If for example someone got diabetes because they habitually over eat and refuse


Certainly a hot topic. Yet, remember that many health problems are not just by lifestyle choice, but influenced by environment and genetics. Therefore, it is somewhat presumptutous to imply that people with such conditions should bear the burden of


Yeah, I feel you. I have always believed that people should take responsibility for their own health rather than living un-healthy lifestyles and expecting the health care industry to "fix" them.
Unfortunately, in the current environment,


Certainly a hot topic. Yet, remember that many health problems are not just by lifestyle choice, but influenced by environment and genetics. Therefore, it is somewhat presumptutous to imply that people with such conditions should bear the burden of

For smokers how long did it take you to develop health problems?

For any smokers out there, how long have you been smoking cigarettes, how many cigarettes have you smoked a week, and do you have any health problems right now? I'm just curious to see how long it took to develop lung problems. I'm thinking of taking


Thank the good Lord I never did, pack a day for 37 years.

I quit 2 years ago. Yeah your afraid or you wouldnt be asking so quit.


my mother started smoking at 13 and has smoked about 2 packs a day and is 53 and does not have heath problems because it. on the other hand she has a friend who have never smoked and had lung cancer.


I've been smoking sense I was 17. I'm 27 now. No known health problems. I've had many physicals and I was told that I am in good health. .. Although they tell me I shouldn't smoke. I roller blade. Ride bikes. run up and down stairs. and I don't