Lately, there has been a lot of news surrounding health complications caused by the use of e-cigarettes or “vaping” as it’s more commonly known. We’ve seen an overwhelming growth in the popularity of vaping over the past few years, especially among teenagers and young people. According to one study, about 37% of high school seniors reported vaping in 2018, an increase of nearly 30% from the year before. With an increase in e-cigarette use, there has also been a reported increase in lung-related complications from vaping. In this article, we will examine the increase of cases involving lung injury and – in some cases – death, which many physicians believe […]
Between playing sports, enjoying outdoor activities, or just being a little more clumsy than the average person, broken bones are unavoidable. With 206 bones in the human body, the odds are most people will break at least one during their lifetime. Not all bones break the same and some are more likely to break than others because of factors such as bone size and the area it’s located. When a bone is put under extra stress, sometimes it can break. Below, we’ll discuss 5 of the most frequently broken bones in the human body.