Health Highlights: June 3, 2022

Your height could be factor in disease risk. Taller folks are at higher risk for atrial fibrillation and varicose veins, but at lower risk of coronary heart disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, new research shows. Read more

Biden says smallest kids might get COVID shots by June 21. Children under 5 may be able to get their first COVID-19 vaccination within weeks if federal regulators authorize shots for the age group, as expected. Read more

Graphic images on cigarette packs trigger shame. Smokers confronted with the gruesome photos often hide them from others — but don’t necessarily quit, new research finds. Read more

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