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Stop blaming COVID-19 deaths on diabetes | Opinion
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Stop blaming COVID-19 deaths on diabetes | Opinion

Dr. Anthony Fauci has a clear message about why Black, Indigenous and Latino communities are suffering from COVID-19 more than other communities. The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases calls it a “double whammy”: the combination of holding essential jobs and having high rates of comorbidities like diabetes. The first increases one’s chance of exposure...

Youth E-Cigarette Use Is Down, but 3.6 Million Still Use E-Cigarettes
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Youth E-Cigarette Use Is Down, but 3.6 Million Still Use E-Cigarettes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with various partners, released two papers in Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) highlighting recent changes in U.S. e-cigarette use and sales.  About 3.6 million U.S. youth reported current (in the past 30 days) e-cigarette use in 2020, reflecting a decline from 5.4 million in...