Despite the headlines and warnings, many teens continue to smoke e-cigarettes (also known as vaping). E-cigarettes were originally intended to help adults quit smoking. However, ease of use, availability, flavoring, advertising and lack of a strong smell have actually made it easier for both adults and teens to start or continue on the path of nicotine dependence.
When it comes to e-cigarettes and teens, here are six things to know:
Despite the benefits of getting a good night’s sleep, Americans continue to lose valuable shuteye. In fact, according to CDC data, the percentage of employed adults who reported snoozing an average of six hours or less in a 24-hour period rose from 28.4% during 2008–2009 to 32.6% during 2017–2018.
As Michigan continues to shelter at home, you may have questions about how to go about running essential errands. Running an essential errand means leaving home only if you must, such as grocery shopping, visiting the pharmacy, banking and picking up takeout food from restaurants.
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If you have cardiovascular disease, you should especially take heart when it comes to protecting yourself from COVID-19.
While everyone should be staying at home as much as possible right now, those with heart disease should be particularly vigilant about this recommendation, as well as following the CDC’s COVID-19 prevention and safety guidelines.
During this turbulent and uncertain time, heading outside for a jog is a healthy way to burn off some calories, relieve tension and anxiety, and combat cabin fever. As long as you’re running solo right now, it’s safe to do so outside. When encountering others on the roadways, trails or elsewhere, be sure to follow the CDC’s social distancing guidelines, too.