Weekly Health Digest: Treating PMS, E-cigarette regulation, Air Ambulances

Photo by VapeClubMY on Unsplash A summary of important health news from the past week. Treating PMS May Be Vital to Your Well-Being By: Madeline R. Vann, MPH According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, at least 85 percent of women experience at least one symptom of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). PMS is the term used to…

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Weekly Health Digest: Opioid crisis ruling, Lyme disease, Secondhand E-Cigarette Vapors

A summary of important health news from the past week. Opioid crisis: Johnson & Johnson hit by landmark ruling By Russell Hotten The multinational corporation Johnson & Johnson must pay $572m to Oklahoma for its role in the state’s opioid crisis. According to Oklahoma State, Johnson & Johnson marketed their addictive painkillers by downplaying the…

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Weekly Health Digest: Insurance for Black Moms, Malaria Vaccine, Campus Quarantine, and More

A summary of important health news from the past week. Giving black moms health insurance may save their babies’ lives By: Julia Belluz A new study in JAMA finds that states that have expanded Medicaid have seen improved outcomes in black infants’ health. Black infants are the most vulnerable population of babies—“compared to white babies, black…

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