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National Napping Day is observed annually the day following the return of daylight saving time. National Napping Day provides everyone with the opportunity to have a nap and catch up on the hour of sleep they lost due to the spring forward time change.
March 10, 2020 - March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #nwghaad
On March 2nd, World Teen Mental Wellness Day aims to raise greater awareness of mental health issues among teens, as well as provide education about removing stigmas surrounding preventative mental health.
According to the American Psychological Association, Gen Z has the worst mental health of any generation. However, teens are dedicated to making a difference. According to YPulse, 64 percent of Gen Z say they want to achieve a healthier lifestyle for overall happiness, including a stronger self-care routine. Also, 94 percent consider mental health very important to their well-being. Ultimately, raising awareness about mental health and the importance of self-care can help improve an entire generationâ€™s mental wellness.
National Self-Check Month is a reminder that every day of the year we can take charge of our health and increase our odds of avoiding chronic disease and other often preventable conditions. (Source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/february-1-2019-national-wear-red-day-national-get-up-day-national-freedom-day-national-texas-day-bubble-gum-day-national-baked-alaska-day-national-serpent-day-national-self-check-mon/)
It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since I published the first webpages that turned into this Web site. Many thanks to the thousands of visitors who contributed millions of hits during the past 20 years, and for all the nice comments along the way. I will continue to strive to make this Web site a worthwhile place to spend your time and find credible public health and health information. Thank you so much!
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February 1, 2012 - Betty C. Jung's Web site is a Healthy People Consortium Organization
"The Consortium is a diverse, motivated group of agencies and organizations committed to achieving Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives." http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/consortium/default.aspx
I will continue to add new links to and post pertinent updates on my Public Health Blog.
For starters, click on "Map-It" graphic for "MAP-IT: A Guide To Using Healthy People 2020 in Your Community." Also, check out: Healthy People 2020 program planning tools, a toolkit for program development!
Academic Resources How to improve your memory, according to neuroscience. Mental tricks like “memory palaces” and mnemonics can actually help make memories stick; Internet use reduces study skills in university students; Cognitive ability looks to be fairly fixed throughout adulthood; High school GPAs are stronger predictors of college graduation than ACT scores; 5 Fascinating Ways Reading Benefits;
Annotated Great Books Bibliography Jon Krakauer 's Into the Wild; Dan Jones' The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors; Sarah Dunant's Birth of Venus; CM Palov's The Templar's Code;
Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, part I: National cancer statistics; Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, part II: Progress toward Healthy People 2020 objectives for 4 common cancers;
Favorite Movie Sites The 50 Best Sci-fi Movies of the 2010s; The 50 Best Animated Movies of the 2010s;The 50 Best Superhero Movies of the 2010s; Horror movies manipulate brain activity expertly to enhance excitement;
New section: 2019-nCoV; 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China; Travelers' Health: Novel Coronavirus in China; Interim Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients Under Investigation for 2019-nCoV; New section: Isolation Precautions; Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings (2007); 2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings; Coronavirus In China: Over 200 Cases, Human-To-Human Transmission; What is the new coronavirus?
Hundreds of cases have been reported, but the risk for spread in the U.S. remains low, according to the CDC; Researchers trace coronavirus outbreak in China to snakes; Novel coronavirus may have been transmitted to humans from snakes; Here is a look at the most well-known coronaviruses: what they have in common and how they differ; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV); Here’s Exactly How the New Coronavirus Affects Your Body; Why snakes probably aren’t spreading the new China virus
One genetic analysis suggests reptilian reservoir — but researchers doubt that the coronavirus could have originated in animals other than birds or mammals; New coronavirus from China: Everything you need to know; Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China; 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Wuhan, China; Coronavirus Infections—More Than Just the Common Cold; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and You; What to do if you are sick with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV); 5 Things Everyone Should Know About the 2019 Novel Coronavirus; A Novel Coronavirus Emerging in China — Key Questions for Impact Assessment; Another Decade, Another Coronavirus; How to track the coronavirus: Dashboard delivers real-time view of the deadly virus. The live dashboard pulls data from the World Health Organization shows all confirmed and suspected cases of coronavirus, along with recovered patients and deaths; Did China downplay the coronavirus outbreak early on? A new study shows the virus took off weeks earlier than Chinese officials have suggested; China goes into emergency mode as number of confirmed Wuhan coronavirus cases reaches 2,700; The novel Chinese coronavirus — everything you need to know; Coronavirus; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) technical guidance; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation reports; The coronavirus outbreak is now a global health emergency, WHO says; The 2 key questions that will determine if the coronavirus outbreak becomes a pandemic; Why They're Called 'Wet Markets' — And What Health Risks They Might Pose; New coronavirus can spread between humans—but it started in a wildlife market; China sets a temporary ban on wildlife trade. But could it be permanent?; Preliminary risk analysis of 2019 novel coronavirus spread within and beyond China; How to prevent the coronavirus — the best precautions; Comparing outbreaks; How the new virus compares to previous coronavirus outbreaks; Wuhan Coronavirus: Genetics of the new virus; An expanding epicentre; Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Receptors Show Similarities to SARS-CoV, According to New Analysis; INSTITUT PASTEUR SEQUENCES THE WHOLE GENOME OF THE WUHAN CORONAVIRUS, 2019-NCOV; What is a super spreader?; The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Last updated 01/31/2020. Check back here for updates on coronavirus diagnosis and treatment; How Bad Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Get? Here Are 6 Key Factors; China coronavirus: Six questions scientists are asking; How does the Wuhan coronavirus cause severe illness? There are four known ways, and some can occur at the same time; Coronavirus 2019-nCoV Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE; ICAO Coronavirus 3DFX dispersion; nCoV guidelines;
Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan, China; Novel Respiratory Viruses: Clinical Guidance, and Clinical Laboratory Guidance; Flowchart to Identify and Assess 2019 Novel Coronavirus; Nowcasting and forecasting the potential domestic and international spread of the 2019-nCoV outbreak originating in Wuhan, China: a modelling study; What you need to know about Coronavirus; Coronavirus: A visual guide to the outbreak; Initial Public Health Response and Interim Clinical Guidance for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak — United States, December 31, 2019–February 4, 2020;How experts plan to treat the new coronavirus; What happens next in the coronavirus outbreak? We mapped 8 scenarios.
Four ways it could devolve into a dangerous pandemic, and four ways it could steadily improve;ovel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation (CET); Is the coronavirus outbreak as bad as SARS?; Your guide to coronavirus: Everything you need to know about Covid-19, the deadly virus alarming the world;Why we still don’t know how deadly this new coronavirus is. Without the mortality rate, it’s hard to decide how to respond and prepare for a worsening outbreak; The coronavirus cruise ship quarantine is a scary public health experiment
The second-largest outbreak outside China is floating at sea — and health experts are increasingly worried; Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); FDA’s Actions in Response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus at Home and Abroad; Chinese cases spike after changes to diagnosis method; Clinical Characteristics of 138 Hospitalized Patients With 2019 Novel Coronavirus–Infected Pneumonia in Wuhan, China; 2019 Novel Coronavirus—Important Information for Clinicians; World Health Organization Best Practices for the Naming of New Human Infectious Diseases; Coronavirus gets official name from WHO: COVID-19; Must-Know Vocab For COVID-19: From Droplets To Zoonotic; Coronavirus: Latest news and resources; Coronavirus: Official Data from The World Health Organization [Updated Hourly]; COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS / CASES; What's A 'Super-Spreading Event'? And Has It Happened With COVID-19?; Emerging respiratory viruses, including nCoV: methods for detection, prevention, response and control; New coronavirus may spread through poop. Wash your hands after using the bathroom;
Global research on coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Database of publications on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) & Other Resources; Bats Harbor Hundreds Of Coronaviruses, And Spillovers Aren't Rare; Coronavirus Testing; What is coronavirus testing?; How the coronavirus can kill people; Most cases are mild, but the new virus is proving lethal to some; New developments suggest coronavirus incubation could be longer than 14 days, as global infections rise; Confusion mounts over China’s counting methods as coronavirus numbers swing wildly; Early missteps and state secrecy in China probably allowed the coronavirus to spread farther and faster; COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) resource center for physicians; Healthmap-Coronavirus; How to track the coronavirus: Dashboard delivers real-time view of the deadly virus; Dashboard and analytical report by Andrzej Leszkiewicz; Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak: Latest news, information and updates PHarmaceutical-Technology.com; Characteristics of and Important Lessons From the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak in China - Summary of a Report of 72 314 Cases From the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention 2/2020 Chinese CDC; Coronavirus and the race to distribute reliable diagnostics;Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources from NIH; Coronavirus news and resources for global health researchers; Novel coronavirus (COVID-19); Coronavirus Infections Also called: COVID-19; Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19; Social Stigma associated with COVID-19. A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma;Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Risk Assessment and Public Health
Management Decision Making; What to do if you are sick with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Fact Sheet; What you need to know about COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease Fact Sheet; CDC 2019-nCoV Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel (CDC) - Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers; CDC 2019-nCoV Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel (CDC) - Fact Sheet for Patients; Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Hospital Preparedness Assessment Tool; Bat Coronaviruses in China; Something Good Has Actually Come From the Coronavirus Outbreak; Pandemic Flu Planning Checklist Checklist for Individuals and Families; Corona Virus Live Update; Surfaces? Sneezes? Sex? How the Coronavirus Can and Cannot Spread. What you need to know about how the virus is transmitted; Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center; New section: COVID-19 Genetic information: Coronavirus has mutated at least once into two strains, study finds; On the origin and continuing evolution of SARS-CoV-2; List N: EPA’s Registered Antimicrobial Products for Use Against Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Cause of COVID-19; Interim Guidance: Get Your Household Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Fighting Products; Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities Interim Guidance; What to Do If You Are Sick With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); Coronavirus myths and misinformation, debunked;
Guide to Local Production: WHO-recommended Handrub Formulations; 12 Coronavirus myths busted by science; A Taste For Pork Helped A Deadly Virus Jump To Humans; Here’s what coronavirus does to the body From blood storms to honeycomb lungs, here’s an organ-by-organ look at how COVID-19 harms humans; Here’s how coronavirus spreads on a plane—and the safest place to sit. Global travel opens new roads for outbreaks, like coronavirus and the flu—but which is more dangerous, and how can you stay safe?;
Here’s how coronavirus spreads on a plane—and the safest place to sit
Global travel opens new roads for outbreaks, like coronavirus and the flu—but which is more dangerous, and how can you stay safe?; Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) February 16-24, 2020 WHO.int; Facts about novel coronavirus and how to prevent COVID-19 - Seattle Times; Coronavirus myths, debunked: A cattle vaccine, bioweapons and a $3,000 test; American Public Health Association Get Ready Page about COVID-19 Resource Page; Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks;Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health During an Infectious Disease Outbreak - Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation; Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations - Interim Recommendations for US Community Facilities with Suspected/Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019; False claims about sources of coronavirus cause spat between the US, China; The Coronavirus Collection: Fact-Checking COVID-19; Covid-19 is not the flu. It’s worse;
9 questions about the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, answered; How doctors can potentially significantly reduce the number of deaths from Covid-19; Debunking the coronavirus myths and misinformation; Molecular and serological investigation of 2019-nCoV infected patients: implication of multiple shedding routesHow does the coronavirus test work?; Labs scramble to spot hidden coronavirus infections; Real-Time RT-PCR Panel for Detection
2019-Novel Coronavirus Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Respiratory Viruses Branch, Division of Viral
Diseases Instructions for Use; CORONAVIRUS Coronavirus testing: Information on COVID-19 tests according to state health departments; Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Different Types of Clinical Specimens; Critical Care Utilization for the COVID-19 Outbreak in Lombardy, Italy Early Experience and Forecast During an Emergency Response;
The Man Who Saw the Pandemic Coming Will the world now wake up to the global threat of zoonotic diseases?; Hoaxes about coronavirus tests have political uses and can push patients away; 1st known case of coronavirus traced back to November in China; Microsoft/Bing Covid-19 Tracker; Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak; The Vox guide to Covid-19 coronavirus;Spanish flu: The deadliest pandemic in history; Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission; Rapid spread of COVID-19 is fueled by 'stealth transmission'; Coronavirus Spreads Quickly and Sometimes Before People Have Symptoms, Study Finds; After defeating the coronavirus, some patients suffer lung damage;How long does the new coronavirus last on surfaces;New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces
SARS-CoV-2 stability similar to original SARS virus;Fact-Checking Coronavirus Myths: Widely-Spread Falsehoods Debunked;How much is coronavirus spreading under the radar?; COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease: Share Facts, Not Fear;COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has a natural origin; Study: 17.9% Of People With COVID-19 Coronavirus Had No Symptoms; Indirect Virus Transmission in Cluster of COVID-19 Cases, Wenzhou, China, 2020; How smoking, vaping and drug use might increase risks from Covid-19; Scientists say mass tests in Italian town have halted Covid-19 there
A study in Vò, which saw Italy’s first death, points to the danger of asymptomatic carriers; In one Italian town, we showed mass testing could eradicate the coronavirus By identifying and isolating clusters of infected people, we wiped out Covid-19 in Vò; The 9 most important unanswered questions about Covid-19; The Incubation Period of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) From Publicly Reported Confirmed Cases: Estimation and Application;
Smart Maps Guide COVID-19 Investigations and Actions, and Monitor Effectiveness; The Definitive Healthcare: US Hospital Beds Dashboard; Are Hospitals Near Me Ready for Coronavirus? Here Are Nine Different Scenarios;
Genomic variations of SARS-CoV-2 suggest multiple outbreak sources of transmission; The coronavirus did not escape from a lab. Here's how we know.; Covert coronavirus infections could be seeding new outbreaks; BNO Tracking Coronavirus: Map, Data, Timeline; The New Coronavirus Can Live On Surfaces For 2-3 Days — Here's How To Clean Them;
Should You Clean Your Phone to Combat Coronavirus? Definitely... Maybe; New section: Medical Management; Covid-19: ibuprofen should not be used for managing symptoms, say doctors and scientists; 1918 Flu Pandemic That Killed 50 Million Originated in China, Historians Say, Chinese laborers transported across Canada thought to be source; New Section: Transmission; Coronavirus spreads quickly and sometimes before people have symptoms, study finds; 'Stealth Transmission' Fuels Fast Spread of Coronavirus Outbreak; Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2); How ‘Stealth transmission’ is fueling the rapid spread of Covid-19, according to experts; 'Stealth Transmission' Fuels Fast Spread of Coronavirus Outbreak; COVID-19 spread is fueled by 'stealth transmission' Cases of COVID-19 that fly under the radar — without being diagnosed — appear to fuel the rapid spread of the disease; Five myths about the coronavirus
Travel restrictions and masks won’t actually help much; It’s not just people with symptoms who can spread COVID-19; A guide to the COVID-19 pandemic; COVID-19 Real Time Scam Hunter; Scam Websites Feed; How does the coronavirus outbreak end? Governments’ failure to contain the coronavirus means it may be here to stay;
Hackers Created Thousands of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Related Sites As Bait; Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) — United States, February 12–March 16, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. ePub: 18 March 2020; Flattenthecurve.com; About Half of COVID-19 Cases Show Digestive Signs; COVID-19 Data Visualization Tomer Burg | PhD Student; Now’s the perfect time to quit smoking: COVID-19 and smoking can be a killer combination; FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control; AAO-HNS: Anosmia, Hyposmia, and Dysgeusia Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease; Public Health Responses to COVID-19 Outbreaks on Cruise Ships — Worldwide, February–March 2020; Case-Fatality Rate and Characteristics of Patients Dying in Relation to COVID-19 in Italy; Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID19 mortality and healthcare demand; European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control; National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China; DXY DX Doctor Global Pandemic Real-time Report; As COVID-19 data sets become more accessible, novel coronavirus pandemic may be most visualized ever COVID-19 data sets are becoming widely available and more importantly packaged for consumption, visualization and analysis. We're all amateur epidemiologists now; COVID-19 in US and Canada;
Genomic Study Points to Natural Origin of COVID-19; Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) — United States, February 12–March 16, 2020; Is America Ready for a Second Wave of Coronavirus?; Resources on the Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19);
Nutrition Resources The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2018 Food and Health Survey; Diet Soda May Be Hurting Your Diet; Agricultural Biotechnology; How To Read Food Labels, From Free-Range To Fair Trade; Consumer Guides - Seafood Watch recommendations show you which seafood items are "Best Choices" or "Good Alternatives," and which ones you should "Avoid."; The COVID-19 Tracking Project;“I’ll do what I want”: Why the people ignoring social distancing orders just won’t listen; How does the new coronavirus spread? These new studies offer clues; Spring Breaker Who Vowed To Party Despite Coronavirus Concerns Has Apologized;
What science says about the best way to eat (and what we're still figuring out) The best way to lose weight boils down to these three things The evidence shows that there isn’t one better way to lose weight, but diets that work all have these things in common; Processed foods highly correlated with obesity epidemic in the US;
Public Health DataCDC - Maternal Mortality statistics ; The evolution of state school safety laws since the Columbine school shooting; New section: poisonings; American Association of Poison Control Centers; 2018 Leading Causes of Poisoning Deaths; Poison Control Centers;
Public Health Practice Foundational Public Health Services; Community Health & Hospitals: A Community Stakeholders Guide to Using Data for Partnership Development;
Public Health Sites A - C Explaining link between emotion and addictive substance use; Co-Occurring Alcohol Use Disorder and Anxiety. Bridging Psychiatric, Psychological, and Neurobiological Perspectives; Understanding allergic reactions to skin care products; Hangovers;
Public Health Sites D-G Plasticizers May Contribute to Motor Control Problems in Girls; BPA replacement, BPS, hinders heart function, study reveals; The Kratom Debate: Helpful Herb Or Dangerous Drug?; Kratom; FDA Investigated Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Products Reported to Contain Kratom; FDA issues warnings to companies selling illegal, unapproved kratom drug products marketed for opioid cessation, pain treatment and other medical uses; Current perspectives on the impact of Kratom use; Evaluation of the Cardiotoxicity of Mitragynine and Its Analogues Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem CellDerived Cardiomyocytes; 17 Places That Prove Climate Change Is Real; Why California is Banning Chlorpyrifos, a Widely Used Pesticide: 5 Questions Answered; Chemical found in drinking water linked to tooth decay in children; Synthetic chemicals in soils are 'ticking time bomb';ALERT: FOOD WORKERS BEWARE SOME FLAVORINGS CAN BE DANGEROUS; New section: Parabens; Parabens linked to weight gain in childhood. Study sounds warning about maternal paraben exposure; Think all BPA-free products are safe? Not so fast, scientists warn; 2019 Global Health Security Index; Global Security Health Index; Printer toner linked to genetic changes, health risks in new study;FDA Advances Work Related to Cannabidiol Products with Focus on Protecting Public Health, Providing Market Clarity; What You Need to Know (And What We’re Working to Find Out) About Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-derived Compounds, Including CBD; Top 10 essential items for your emergency preparedness stockpile; My emergency preparedness stockpile checklist; Pollution: A possible end to 'forever' chemicals, Excess electrons could help break the strong chemical bonds in products that contaminate water supplies;
Public Health Sites H-L: ALERT: FOOD WORKERS BEWARE - SOME FLAVORINGS CAN BE DANGEROUS;
Inhaling certain flavoring chemicals have been found to cause permanent lung disease in workers; New section: Hygiene; The Dirty Truth. A 2019 report examining the gaps and
potential risks in U.S. cleaning habits;
Public Health Sites M - N AAPIData.com; 2020 Census and Beyond: Mapping The Geography and Diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; Let's Talk About Depression; Clinical Management of Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Conditions in Humanitarian Emergencies
mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG);
Senior Health There are at least 4 different ways of aging, scientists say; Are You Aging Faster Than Everyone Else?;
Want to keep your brain sharp in old age? Go back to school "Just playing Scrabble is not enough. It doesn’t push hard enough," one study participant said;
Traditional Chinese Organ Body Clock; The Obesity Epidemic and Circadian Rhythm; Children's mental health is affected by sleep duration;Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep;
Social Media A Scientist’s Guide to Social Media; How 6 Social Media Networks Have Changed in the Last Decade; How dangerous news spreads: What makes Twitter users retweet risk-related information; Scientists uncover how information related to potential dangers can spread on social media and how this can be prevented; 5 Common Social Media Privacy Issues (And How to Fix Them);
Statistical Procedures California’s new privacy law, explained. The California Consumer Privacy Act gives Californians some control over their data, but only if they know how to take advantage of it; What California’s New Privacy Law Means for You. The CCPA is America's first big internet privacy law, designed to give power back to consumers; Eleven tips for working with large data sets. Big data are difficult to handle. These tips and tricks can smooth the way; OUT OF CONTROL. How consumers are exploited by the online advertising industry; NIST Privacy Framework: A Tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management. 1.0;
FDA finalizes enforcement policy on unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes that appeal to children, including fruit and mint. Companies that do not cease manufacture, distribution and sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes (other than tobacco or menthol) within 30 days risk FDA enforcement actions; Smoking One Cigarette a Day Is Way Worse than Experts Thought. There is no such thing as safe smoking whatsoever, this study concludes; What You Need To Know About #QuittingSmoking
Advice from the Surgeon General. Provides an easy to read overview of the Surgeon General’s report and its findings. Also provides an overview of smoking cessation resources; Butt Emissions: Study Finds Even Extinguished Cigarettes Give Off Toxins; Taking a Science-driven Approach to Address the Vaping Threat; Lung Injuries Associated with Use of Vaping Products
Information for the Public, FDA Actions, and Recommendations; Teens Are Still Vaping Flavors, Thanks To New Disposable Vape Pens; The Tobacco Prevention Toolkit from Stanford.edu; Thirdhand smoke found in non-smoking movie theatre
The toxic chemicals were transported into the room by moviegoers;
Web Resources 12 Unnecessary Windows Programs and Apps You Should Uninstall;Yuck: 88% use smartphones on the toilet, and 44% put those phones in their mouths; America’s Love Affair with Their Phones
We sent out a survey asking how people use their smartphones—75.4% say they’re addicted; 66% of Americans admit to sleeping with their phone at night;
Writing SEEING ISN’T BELIEVING; The International Fact-Checking Network;
The Fact Checker’s guide to manipulated video; New Deepfake Method Can Put Words In Anyone's Mouth; The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth;Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center; COVID-19 Real Time Scam Hunter; Scam Websites Feed; Top 4 Unbiased World News Sources Free From Censorship;
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