FDA will Require 13 New Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs

On August 15, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that there will be 13 new required health warnings on cigarette packages. Each warning will be accompanied by graphic colored photos showing the horrible consequences of diseases caused by smoking. The goal is to educate the public about some of the less commonly known…

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Smoking is Deadly for Seniors

It is never too late to quit smoking, but of course the longer you smoke the more damage is done to your body. Smoking is deadly for seniors, as the health risks from smoking are multiplied in seniors because of the challenges of aging. Why Seniors Should Quit Smoking If you have made it into…

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COPD: Causes, Symptoms, And Effective Treatments

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a lung disorder that makes it hard to breathe. While there is no cure, there are several effective treatments that leave the lungs open and functioning. It is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States with 13.5 million people diagnosed each year. About 90% of people…

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