Category Archive: Kaiser Health News

Obesity Stigma And Yo-Yo Dieting, Not BMI, Are Behind Chronic Health Conditions, Dietitian Claims

With nearly 72% of U.S. adults considered overweight or obese, the pressing question is: Is it possible to be overweight and healthy at the same time? The science falls short.

Obesity Stigma And Yo-Yo Dieting, Not BMI, Are Behind Chronic Health Conditions, Dietitian Claims

With nearly 72% of U.S. adults considered overweight or obese, the pressing question is: Is it possible to be overweight and healthy at the same time? The science falls short.

Longtime Crusader Against OxyContin Begins To See The Fruits Of Her Struggle

Barbara Van Rooyan lost her son to the drug 15 years ago and has fought ceaselessly since then to hold Purdue Pharma accountable for its role in the opioid crisis.

Longtime Crusader Against OxyContin Begins To See The Fruits Of Her Struggle

Barbara Van Rooyan lost her son to the drug 15 years ago and has fought ceaselessly since then to hold Purdue Pharma accountable for its role in the opioid crisis.

Purveyors Of Black-Market Pharmaceuticals Target Immigrants

Illegal medications, sold in immigrant communities around the United States, can cause serious harm to consumers, authorities say. Law enforcement officers are cracking down, but some think more must be done.

At-Home Rape Kits Now Off The Market

State attorneys general took legal action to stop the sale of rape kits that would be useless as evidence in court.

Do 50 Million People Really Lose Health Coverage Each Year Because Of Their Jobs?

Sen Bernie Sanders’ statement during Thursday night’s Democratic debate serves up interesting data, with a side of misrepresentation.

A Dubious Product: A Rape Kit For Home Use

Two companies are selling at-home rape kits as the latest direct-to-consumer product, but hardly anyone thinks this is a good idea.

Vapers Seek Relief From Nicotine Addiction In — Wait For It — Cigarettes

Even though e-cigarette makers market their products as a safer alternative to cigarettes, a growing number of vapers are trying to quit— and they’re turning to cigarettes to help them.

Vapers Seek Relief From Nicotine Addiction In — Wait For It — Cigarettes

Even though e-cigarette makers market their products as a safer alternative to cigarettes, a growing number of vapers are trying to quit— and they’re turning to cigarettes to help them.

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