More pre-schoolers are being
hospitalised with dental disease including severe tooth decay
than any other age group, and the rate of admissions in New
Zealand for all age groups have grown significantly in the
past 20 years.
Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking
youths than conventional cigarettes, and once young people
have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give
regular cigarettes a try, according to US researchers.
Doctors have been told to "practice what they preach" in a
study that has found medical professionals regularly risk
infecting their patients and colleagues, because they fail to
meet their own health needs.