The 5 Takeaways from the Coyotes introduction of

first_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo GLENDALE, Ariz. — A concussion limited him in practice this week — and kept him off the field completely Thursday — but Justin Bethel will play Sunday when the Arizona Cardinals host the Indianapolis Colts at University of Phoenix Stadium.He was not among the seven players designated as inactive Sunday.Bethel suffered a concussion early in the second quarter at Jacksonville last Sunday, and had been listed as questionable all week. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories His availability is a bonus for the Cardinals, who rely on him heavily on special teams. He’s the No. 1 gunner on the team, and his quickness off the edge has resulted in two blocked field goals — Week 2 against Detroit and Week 10 against Houston.Bethel has a team-high 12 special teams tackles, plus he has downed five punts inside the 20-yard line this season.For the third straight week, the Cardinals’ inactives are the same:WR Brittan GoldenQB Ryan LindleyLB Dontay MochTE Kory SperryDE Ronald TalleyG Earl WatfordRB Ryan WilliamsGolden, it should be mentioned, is still bothered by a hamstring injury. This week marked the first time he participated each day in practice, albeit on a limited basis.The remaining six players are healthy scratches.center_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 0 Comments   Share   Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

Nicotine exposure of adolescent ecigarette users found to be as much as

first_img Source:https://www.stonybrook.edu/ Reviewed by Alina Shrourou, B.Sc. (Editor)Sep 7 2018A new study that looked at nicotine exposure of adolescent e-cigarette users, specifically those who use the ‘pod’ vaping devices (ie, Juul), found that levels of urinary cotinine, a byproduct of nicotine metabolism, were even higher than what has been reported among adolescent cigarette smokers.Related StoriesStudy shows association between use of mentholated cigarettes and smoking cessationGene associated with increased risk of cannabis abuseE-cigarette vaping with nicotine appears to impair mucus clearanceThe findings, published in the journal Tobacco Control, underscore the already growing concern among healthcare professionals and addiction experts that using this form of e-cigarette may lead to addiction and other health problems.The study, conducted jointly by Stony Brook Children’s Hospital and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, included more than 500 participants who answered an anonymous questionnaire about e-cigarette use; half of whom provided spot urine samples.Rachel Boykan, MD, Principal Investigator, and a pediatrician at Stony Brook Children’s, emphasized that “the level of nicotine exposure found in our participants is alarming – it raises significant concerns about the risk of nicotine addiction and long term product use.”​​last_img read more