Vaping, Nicotine and How to Treat This Legal Addiction

By Harold C. Urschel III, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist While cigarette smoking has been on a downward trend for more than a decade, the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (also known as electronic cigarettes, e-cigs, vapes, juuling, mods), known as “vaping,” is a trend that continues to rise with no signs of slowing down …

Alcohol is the Third Leading Preventable Cause of Death in the United States

By Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist The Quiet Rise in Alcohol Addiction While the ongoing opioid crisis continues to garner headlines and high-profile debates regarding marijuana legalization rage across the country, alcohol abuse continues to fly under the radar and out of most people’s sphere of concern. However, in addition …

Where There’s Smoke There’s…Reduced Productivity in the Workplace

By Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist Cigarette smoking has been identified as the single most preventable cause of both disease and premature death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year, or about 1 in 5 deaths.1 In 2018, nearly 14 of every 100 U.S. adults …