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Pregnant women urged to stop vaping

Pregnant women are being urged to avoid e-cigarettes and vapes due to a lack of evidence about their safety. E-cigarette researcher Associate Professor Alexander Larcombe says many people believe vaping or smoking e-cigarettes is safer than tobacco smoking during pregnancy. “It is completely unfounded and almost certainly not true,” Dr Larcombe said. “Women and babies… Read More »

What If We Could Stop Lung Cancer Before It Starts?

Genomic differences related to the immune system may play a key role in the early development of lung cancer. That finding, published April 23, 2019, in Nature Communications, reveals potential for developing new therapeutics that could boost immune activity to prevent or halt progression of the disease, says Avrum Spira (ENG’02), the study’s senior author. He says that the newly… Read More »

I Hate Myself and I Want to Stop

“I hate myself, and I don’t know why.” Does this thought sound familiar? Is it an idea that goes through your head? If you’re struggling with feelings of self-loathing, you might think these sorts of thoughts. I have a friend who no matter how many times I tell her what a good person she is,… Read More »