Tag Archives: Generation

1950s Irish were much more attractive than today’s generation due to healthier diet: top doctor

Dr Chris Luke said Irish people in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s ate a seasonal diet of fresh produce with little or no access to convenience food. He said the elegant black-and-white photos of people’s grandparents on mantelpieces around the country are a timely reminder of the benefits of a more austere lifestyle. The adjunct… Read More »

How Juul Hooked a Generation on Nicotine

SAN FRANCISCO — In the face of mounting investigations, subpoenas and lawsuits, Juul Labs has insisted that it never marketed or knowingly sold its trendy e-cigarettes and flavored nicotine pods to teenagers. As youth vaping soared and “juuling” became a high school craze, the company’s top executives have stood firm in their assertion that Juul’s… Read More »

Can a new generation of weight-loss drugs finally help patients win at the losing game?

In 1992, a University of Rochester pharmacologist named Michael Weintraub published a study on a drug combination that appeared to produce never-before-seen weight loss. By week 34, his subjects — 121 volunteers — lost, on average, 30 pounds. What’s more, they rated the fenfluramine-plus-phentermine regimen not only more helpful than placebo, but also not terribly “bothersome.” The tiny study… Read More »