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14 young people in two states hospitalized after vaping, health officials say

In Wisconsin, severe lung disease has sent 11 people to the hospital, according to the state’s Department of Health Services. That’s three more than the eight cases the state reported in late July. And in Illinois, three young people have been hospitalized for severe breathing problems after vaping, the state Department of Public Health announced… Read More »

People who eat dark chocolate less likely to be depressed

Eating dark chocolate may positively affect mood and relieve depressive symptoms, finds a new UCL-led study looking at whether different types of chocolate are associated with mood disorders. The study, published in Depression and Anxiety, is the first to examine the association with depression according to the type of chocolate consumed. Researchers from UCL worked… Read More »

Do Wearable Devices Accurately Track the Heart Rates for People of Color?

Millions of people wear Fitbits, Apple Watches and other gadgets to track their heart rate and much more. But these wearable trackers may yield inaccurate readings for people of color, STAT reports. In recent years, the market for smartwatches and fitness trackers has mushroomed, causing concerns about their accuracy, especially among people with darker skin.… Read More »