In a lawsuit, Minnesota says e-cigarette maker Juul is aimed at children

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison personally opened his state’s lawsuit against Juul Labs on Tuesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of using “smooth products, clever ads and enticing flavors” to get kids hooked on nicotine, the first of thousands of cases. the company faced a lawsuit. Minnesota is seeking more than $100 million in … Read more

Scientists just learned something new about how aspirin works

We still have a lot to learn from one the world’s oldest medicines: aspirin. In research out this week, researchers say they did more was revealed about how the drug reduces inflammation. Observations may paccording to the team, to create similar but safer treatments for inflammation and possibly even cancer. Oxytocin-using lions are surprisingly cool … Read more

Experts reveal why we should look at our metabolism as an indicator of health

Body mass index (BMI) has long been a way to check if we are healthy or not. But some believe it’s completely gone — and that there’s a better way to measure fitness. British experts have revealed how Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) could actually be a powerful indicator, with the hashtag #MetabolicHealth gaining 66 million … Read more

A high risk of stroke is associated with mental health

People with severe depressive symptoms have ‘given up on improving life’ Researchers believe that screening for mood disorder genes could prevent strokes Depression and other mental health problems may increase the risk of stroke, according to two studies. In the first case, people who reported the worst depressive symptoms – admitting they had “given up … Read more

We want to retire in about 5 years, but have $150,000 in credit card debt and loans and $1.4 million locked up in retirement accounts – “we really want to be retired”

I am trying to get outside guidance for retirement in the next five years Thu 7 years. I amI have to work until I’m 59 1/2 to start using retirement funds. We have about $1.4 million in 401(k) and Roth accounts, $30,000 in stocks, a rental house we owe $245,000 on that brings in $1700 … Read more

Experimental pill sends a third of leukemia patients into complete remission in early trial

An experimental leukemia pill has shown promise in early clinical trials — sending a third of patients with the aggressive disease into complete remission. The drug – revumenib – also put half of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) into partial remission in phase one clinical trials. Dr. Scott Armstrong, a blood cancer specialist at … Read more

What’s around: Strep throat is common in the area

A sore throat in the winter and spring months is usually caused by colds and allergies. But this season, your common colds and allergies may not be the cause of your sore throat; instead, it can be caused by a bacterial infection called streptococcus, or group A streptococcus. Strep infections typically cause painful swallowing, but … Read more

Thanks to climate change, flesh-eating bacteria may be arriving in a city near you

If you are already stressed increased air pollution and heat waves more oftenWell, you can add another disruptive health effect of climate change to your list: flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio harmswhich thrives in warm US waters. In a study published this week in Scientific reports, researchers found that infections caused by bacteria Vibrio harms could double … Read more

Emergency Doctors share 7 Longevity foods they eat to stay ‘healthy, full and energized’ every day

Arnav Pratap Singh | Getty Most people assume doctors have perfect eating habits. But our days are busy and we rarely, if ever, have scheduled breaks. Many of us go entire shifts without sitting down to eat a full meal. To avoid the vending machine or cabinets stocked with peanut butter and crackers typically reserved … Read more