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Zyn pouches safer than smoking, but still pose risks

Zyn pouches—nicotine pouches that people use by placing them in their mouths— may help adult smokers quit, but they could also unintentionally encourage young people to start using a nicotine product, according to Harvard Chan School’s Vaughan Rees.

Lead pipe replacement free in Boston, but uptake slow

A year-old program offers property owners in Boston free replacement of old lead service lines that carry water from the public supply to homes. But only about 400 homeowners have taken advantage of the program so far, according…

Children in detention lack adequate health care, report finds

Children living in detention typically have a host of health problems—including high rates of mental illness, trauma, high-risk substance abuse, chronic disease, and neurodevelopmental disabilities—but lack adequate health services in places where they’re detained, according to a new…

Smoke from cooking carries health risks

In sub-Saharan Africa, cooking indoors with air polluting fuels may lead to higher risks of cancer and lung disease, particularly for women and children, according to experts.