First Death Tied to Lung Injury From Vaping Reported in Illinois

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An Illinois resident who was hospitalized after suffering severe respiratory illness related to vaping has died, state health officials reported Friday. In addition, the number of reported cases of people who have used e-cigarettes or vaped and have been hospitalized with respiratory symptoms… Read More »

Your Dog May Be Leading You to a Healthier Heart

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Your dog might be your heart‘s best friend, if a new study is any indication. Researchers found that compared with people who had no pets, dog owners tended to have fewer risk factors for heart disease: They got more exercise, and had healthier diets and lower blood sugar… Read More »

Closing the family fitness gap

Siobhan O’Neill White rollerblading with her children April (12) and Summer (8). Picture: Ciara Wilkinson Closing the family fitness gap Independent.ie In the never-ending ‘to do’ list for parents, exercise – for both kids and adults – can often fall to the bottom of the pile. Most of us might like to assume that young… Read More »