Dirty Air Endangers Homeless People: Study

THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2020 -- Air pollution poses a threat to homeless people's mental and physical health, researchers say. They asked 138 homeless people in Salt Lake City about when and how they knew the…

Asians at Higher Risk of COVID-Linked Stroke: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 9, 2020 -- Asian COVID-19 patients in the United Kingdom have a higher stroke risk than other racial/ethnic groups, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data on 1,470 stroke patients admitted to 13…

Almost 1 in 5 Parents Are Vaccine Hesitant,…

MONDAY, Nov. 9, 2020 -- Nearly one in five American parents described themselves as "hesitant about childhood shots" in 2019, a new U.S. government study finds. That was fewer than the one in four who…

Did Your Candidate Lose the Election? Study Finds…

  MONDAY, Nov. 9, 2020 -- American presidential elections are clearly divisive, but a new analysis suggests they may trigger depression in residents of states that favored the losing candidate. The investigators gauged the mental…

Vaping Lures Teens to Smoking: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2020 -- Instead of being a safe alternative to smoking, vaping may serve as an enticing gateway to the cigarette habit for some teens, new research shows. It's known that teens who…