Items Tagged ‘tobacco’

Health risks of vaping in youth

August 23, 2018

Health risks of vaping in youth

By uclahealth uclahealth

Vaping, or the use of e-cigarettes, is increasingly popular among young people in the U.S. Since most tobacco use begins during the teen years, there is a push to help prevent it — and the resulting nicotine addiction — from ever beginning. This starts by addressing the misconception among young people that vaping is not […]

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Tags: e-cigarettes, risks of vaping, smoke inhalation, smoking, smoking cessation, tobacco, vaping


Ask the Doctors - How can I reduce my risk of prostate cancer?

July 25, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How can I reduce my risk of prostate cancer?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: Is there anything I can do to reduce my risk of prostate cancer? No one in my family has had cancer but I just turned 55 and I want to do whatever I can to stay healthy. While there is no single approach to prevent prostate cancer, research has shown that certain lifestyle […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, healthy diet, lifestyle, obesity, prostate cancer, tobacco


Diabetic eye disease awareness

November 20, 2017

Diabetic eye disease awareness

By uclahealth uclahealth

People with diabetes are more likely to develop blinding eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and cataracts. Yet recent studies have revealed low awareness of the issue among individuals at higher risk for diabetes. With the findings signaling that many Americans may not be defending themselves against diabetes-related vision loss, in observance of Diabetic […]

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Tags: blood sugar, blurry vision, cataracts, diabetic, diabetic eye disease, diabetic eye disease awareness, diabetic retinopathy, dilated eye examination, eye disease, glaucoma, high blood sugar, high cholesterol


Quit smoking: Six tips to go cold turkey

May 5, 2016

Quit smoking: Six tips to go cold turkey

By uclahealth uclahealth

If you’re ready to give up smoking, take note: a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that smokers who abruptly stopped smoking altogether experienced higher long-term cessation rates than those who weaned off the habit by reducing their tobacco intake over time. So if you think you’re ready to kick the […]

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Tags: cigerettes, cold turkey, nicotine patches, nicotine-replacement, smokers, smoking cessation, tobacco