Little is known about the ingredients or long-term effects of using e-cigarettes. Any time you introduce foreign substances into the lungs, whether it is vapor mist or smoke-filled carcinogen, it has the risk to damage the body.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranked Kentucky as having the seventh highest diabetic population in the nation. Educating yourself about controlling diabetes is the first step on the pathway to preventing complications.
Researchers are just beginning to understand how the multitude of microbes in our guts affect our health. And we still don’t know what probiotic mixtures are the most beneficial. That’s because every time we change our diets or our environment, our gut microbes change, too.
There are many efforts in place to help reduce smoking in the Commonwealth. The Great American Smokeout, the third Thursday in November each year, is the perfect opportunity to talk about new help available to help Kentuckians quit.
A recent study looked at the donated brains of former football players including professional, semi-professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. Researchers found a change in the brains of former NFL players, known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. Researchers found that of the 202 brains studied, nearly 88 percent of them had CTE. The results were more pronounced among former NFL players.
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Majority of football players had CTE shows study of donated brains
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