The Dental Blog of Bradely J. Olson, DDS

Tobacco and minors

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FDA Taking Action Against Retailers Selling Tobacco Products To Minors. CNN (2/7, Scutti) reported the FDA is “taking to task mega-retailers that are in violation of restrictions against the sale of tobacco products to minors.” Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb “said Thursday that the FDA is evaluating data on large national retail chains to identify entities […]

Danger with e-cigarettes

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Pediatricians Call For Major New Effort To Discourage Kids And Teens From Using E-Cigarettes. The CBS News (1/28, Morgan) website reports that on Jan. 28, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) “called…for a major new effort to discourage children and teenagers from using e-cigarettes.” CBS News adds, “According to AAP data, last year 20 percent […]

Keep moving for a longer life

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Replacing Just 30 Minutes Of Sitting With Any Kind Of Movement On A Daily Basis May Help People Live A Longer Life, Study Indicates. TIME (1/15, Ducharme) reports new research “published in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds that replacing just 30 minutes of sitting with any kind of movement, every day, could help” people […]

Staying in Shape

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Study Looks Into Affect Of Lifelong Exercise On Muscle Health, Cardiovascular System. The NPR (12/10, Neighmond) “Shots” blog reports that the findings of a recent study “suggest a dramatic benefit of lifelong exercise for both muscle health and the cardiovascular system.” Researcher Scott Trappe said, “Lifelong exercisers had a cardiovascular system that looked 30 years […]