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COVID Risk Up to 7 Times Higher for Young Vapers

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Young people who use electronic cigarettes face an increased risk of COVID-19 infection, according to a new study. Teens and young adults who vaped were five…

Young Black Americans at High Risk of Hypertension

MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — High blood pressure is often seen as a condition of old age, but a new study finds that it’s common among young Americans — especially young Black adults. The study, of 18- to…

Young People Are ‘Propagating’ the Pandemic

July 18, 2020 – The nation’s top infectious disease expert said public health officials have to do a better job of reaching the nation’s young people, who have been driving a surge in COVID-19 cases in the South and West. …