Tag Archives: Adults

CDC says 8 in 10 US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules

Getty Images An overwhelming majority of U.S. adults favor proposals requiring tobacco companies to cut nicotine in cigarettes to make them less addictive, according to a new report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. The study comes as the Food and Drug Administration writes new rules that would set maximum nicotine limits for… Read More »

Should Adults Get a Measles Booster Shot?

Because of this year’s sharp increase in measles cases — which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has blamed a deliberate misinformation campaign by anti-vaccine activists for — many Americans are wondering whether they need to be vaccinated. The C.D.C. emphasizes that children are the most important group to reach. Outbreaks spread rapidly in… Read More »