The scientists said that this knowledge may help to deter some people from taking up the habit or help others to quit.
"Whether they be natural, accidental, or deliberate, infectious disease outbreaks can cause significant harm to health, peace, and prosperity if countries are not adequately prepared," an author of the assessment said.
Restrictions on prescription opioid prescriptions seem to be sending users toward more dangerous, illicitly made drugs.
Civil rights attorney and pain patient advocate Kate Nicholson said she was "thrilled" to see Democratic primary candidates talk about the opioid epidemic Tuesday night. "It matters because we do have a crisis," she said.
Around 18 months after the gene-hacked strain was released into the wild, the native mosquito population bounced up to almost pre-release levels.
"Tracking and monitoring the types of mosquitoes that exist in Nebraska communities is critical, which in turn helps us identify potential public health implications and implement prevention measures to reduce risk," a state epidemiologist said.
The researchers' conclusions are based on an 18-year study which involved over 7,000 subjects across six metropolitan areas in the United States.
One person has died from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, as of Wednesday.
A school trip to the Twinlakes Family Theme Park ended with at least 30 children becoming ill. One parent said her children had "severe diarrhea and projectile vomiting."
704 of this year's cases were reported from January 1 to April 26, which means 277—over a quarter of the number of cases reported to date—have surfaced in the last five weeks.
Despite overwhelming scientific evidence that vaccines are a safe and effective tool for the prevention of childhood diseases, a significant minority of the U.S. population remains skeptical of the practice
Recent estimates show that more than 200 million women and children around the world have undergone FGM.
At least 25 babies have been born with stunted or missing arms in three separate French regions since 2000.
Around 700,000 people die every year as a result of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
This isn't the first time Chipotle has dealt with food safety issues.
Oral piercings can also lead to complications.
Impairments from mild dehydration tend to begin when you lose 2 percent of the total volume of water in your body.
A harmful bacteria, known as "Vibrio parahaemolyticus," has been found in fresh, imported crab meat from Venezuela.
Guidelines for defining high blood pressure have been lowered, and millions more people will be diagnosed with the condition and recommended for treatment.
The system was able to pass a real medical diagnosis exam.
High blood pressure accounts for more heart disease and stroke deaths than all other preventable causes, except smoking.
Mosquito saliva may be increasing the severity of diseases.