Healthcast : Report on U.S. Adults & Tobacco Products

LUBBOCK, TX - A new report from the CDC found about 1 in 5 U.S. adults use tobacco products. More than 87 percent, 42 million people, use cigarettes, cigars or pipes. The remaining tobacco users preferred e-cigarettes or smokeless products like chewing tobacco or snuff.

Sleep apnea may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. That's according to a new study at New York University's School of Medicine. Researchers found biomarkers associated with Alzheimer's grew faster for elderly adults with sleep apnea.   

Where you live may impact your chance of developing osteoporosis. Researchers at Columbia University found people exposed to high levels of air pollution had lower levels of calcium and bone related hormones.

Sources :

1 - CDC
2 - American Thoracic
3 - Columbia University


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