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Graphic Warnings Ineffective On Young Smokers

Graphic Warnings Ineffective On Young Smokers

Sep 05, – Picture warnings on cigarette packets depicting the dangers of smoking make little impact on teenage smokers, a study suggests. The UK introduced the images, which depict things such as diseased lungs and heart surgery, in 2008. But the Stirling University study, which involved 2,800 children, found the images have had almost no […]

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Study finds: HIV Patients Get a Mental Lift From Exercise

Study finds: HIV Patients Get a Mental Lift From Exercise

Aug 18, – Regular exercise can give a brain boost to people with HIV, according to a new study. Trouble with memory and thinking, something doctors call “neurocognitive impairment,” affects nearly half of people infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. It can interfere with the ability to do daily tasks such as handling […]

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Drug overdoses among U.S. women rises: CDC

Drug overdoses among U.S. women rises: CDC

July 03, AP – Long thought of as primarily a male problem, drug addiction is increasingly affecting women, and the new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 42 women in the United States die each day from prescription drug overdoses. The rate of fatal overdoses of prescription painkillers and other […]

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