Vaping products are today’s candy cigarettes.
It’s a myth that vaping is safe. More correctly, e-cigarettes have the potential of being less toxic than combusted tobacco.
It’s tragic that thousands of people are dying unnecessarily from our newest vaccine-preventable disease.
High rates of immunization would almost completely halt the delta wave and discourage newer variant development.
Although USPSTF recommendations are felt to be the gold standards for prevention, the group’s policies for aspirin are rapidly becoming out of date.
Public health officials have never relied on people to act responsibly or prudently. That’s why we have public health regulations.
“The session was notable for what was not considered or did not survive the session; many bills were simply put off until next year.”
This was a political decision. The governor is in a tough situation with continuing pressure from the right wing of his party to eliminate mitigation requirements.
The economic impact of the physicians created by these programs is expected to reach $332 million by 2025.
The COVID vaccine rollout was botched by the previous White House administration.
Will we finally increase the cigarette tax this legislative session? It would be big medicine for Indiana’s health and economics.
For a few more months, follow mask-wearing, social-distancing and hand-sanitization recommendations, and avoid high-risk situations.
CDC scientists were intimidated, silenced and their expertise marginalized with the message that the administration’s changes were not optional.
The effort to rapidly bring an effective vaccine forward for massive distribution and inoculation has been truly amazing.
Given there is no coherent Republican health care reform plan, fixing Obamacare would be an affordable and achievable way to proceed.
Coronavirus is deaf to the administration’s pervasive disinformation campaign and is delighted with some governors, who, like lemmings, are jumping off a cliff in blind obedience to their leader and political ideology.
Because one-third of incarcerated people are in local jails with short stays, “jail churn” … promotes infection and spread to communities.
Within a month, we will know the effects of reopening. Meanwhile, don’t listen to the man behind the curtain. Listen to Dr. Fauci.
As mitigation is relaxed, there will certainly be increases in cases and mortality again.
The federal government performed the heavy lifting in accomplishing what the Indiana Legislature could not.