August 2019

‘Synthetic Pot’ Lands People in the ER

This post was originally published on this site Using “synthetic pot” is rolling the dice with your health, experts warn, pointing to a healthy 26-year-old woman who ended up in the ER after smoking a…



U.S. Discards Thousands of Donated Kidneys

This post was originally published on this site Between 2004 and 2014, U.S. transplant centers discarded about 18% of over 156,000 deceased-donor kidneys recovered, about two times higher than the discard rate in France.



Cases of Lung Injury Tied to Vaping Keep Rising

This post was originally published on this site Late Wednesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its tally of such cases to 153, spread across 16 states. These cases have emerged in…







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