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Altria’s chance of writing down its Juul investment has ‘increased materially,’ Fitch says

Menthol pods for Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarettes are displayed for sale at a store in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images The chance that Altria writes down the value of its $ 12.8 billion investment in Juul has “increased materially” amid uncertainty around the e-cigarette industry,… Read More »

College Students Who Eat Tuna Are Unaware of Increased Risk for Mercury Exposure

A lot of college students are eating large amounts of tuna in dining halls and exposing themselves to high levels of the toxic heavy metal mercury, according to a new paper published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, reports UC Santa Cruz (UCSC). Although fish is highly nutritious and supports heart health and lowers blood pressure,… Read More »

Increased Identification of Women with Perinatal Depression, But Still Room for Improvement

Over the last decade, public awareness of the mental health challenges women face has grown tremendously, and we can say with certainty that we have succeeded in putting this important topic firmly on the medical map.  Still, the field of women’s mental health faces important challenges. How can we best serve women and the clinicians… Read More »