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Big Tobacco's court-ordered 'corrective' ads to debut

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:19:12 GMT

Tobacco companies are expected to launch court-ordered ads, detailing the harms of smoking, in newspapers and on primetime TV this weekend.(image)

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Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 13:19:49 GMT

Surrounded by farmland and plantations in the small village of Teluk Kemang Sungai Lilin in South Sumatra, a boy, just 8 years old, sits smiling with his mother.(image)

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Cold turkey is best way to quit smoking, study says

Tue, 15 Mar 2016 11:53:26 GMT

Just the thought of quitting cold turkey is probably enough to make any smoker uneasy. But a recent study adds support to the notion that people who give up cigarettes all at once are more likely to be successful than those who wean themselves off gradually.(image)

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Top students more likely to smoke pot, drink alcohol, study says

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:30:32 GMT

British teens with the highest test scores are less likely to smoke cigarettes yet more likely to drink alcohol and smoke pot compared with teens with lower scores, according to a study published Wednesday in the British Medical Journal Open.(image)

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What Finland's plan to be tobacco-free can teach the world

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:40:58 GMT

The Finnish government has set an ambitious goal for residents in a bid to benefit their health -- and their bank balances.(image)

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The happiest cities in America

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:34:32 GMT

I've spent my life traveling the world in the pursuit of health and happiness.(image)

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These countries hold the secret to a long and healthy life

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 11:02:45 GMT

People are living longer than ever before. Today, the majority worldwide can safely see themselves living into their sixties, according to the World Health Organization.(image)

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Your guide to meeting up before eating up

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:26:12 GMT

For many people, the holiday season -- Festivus! -- begins on Thanksgiving Eve.(image)

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How to talk politics at your family holiday meal this year

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 02:37:12 GMT

Mealtime talk is always fraught this time of year. In this post-election climate, even the most innocent mention of politics or social issues could threaten to turn MawMaw's house into the thunder dome.(image)

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JFK's assassination aided by his bad back, records show

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:36:18 GMT

JFK's life-long struggle with chronic back pain made him one of our sickest presidents and may have kept him from recoiling from Lee Harvey Oswald's first bullet, setting him up for the second, kill shot.(image)

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South Carolina lacks the lethal injection drugs needed to execute inmate

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:03:20 GMT

South Carolina lacks the drugs it needs to execute a death row inmate, who was scheduled to die on December 1.(image)

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Controversial sugar industry study resurfaces

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:07:58 GMT

Researchers have discovered a 1960s sugar industry-funded study that they say links a high-sugar diet to high blood cholesterol levels and cancer in rats. The study never published and has long been forgotten, until now.(image)

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Man describes vicious bear attack: 'I should have bled to death'

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:06:24 GMT

The grizzly bear grabbed Lee Brooke from behind, pulled him off the ground and then rode on his back down a slope. The bear bit off much of his face. As Brooke lay bleeding, he could see his nose and mustache on the ground.(image)

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Little boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies after cancer battle

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:13:44 GMT

Jacob Thompson, the boy who got thousands of Christmas cards from charmed fans this fall, has died after a long battle with cancer.(image)

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Self-inflicted injuries surge among tween and early teen girls

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:00:22 GMT

Emergency room visits for non-fatal, self-inflicted injuries surged in recent years among US girls and young women, especially those between the ages of 10 and 14, according to a new study.(image)

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Eighth child death from fallen IKEA dresser prompts recall reminder

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:31:53 GMT

Amid reports of another child death, IKEA is reminding customers who purchased some of its dressers that they need to be fastened to the wall or they may tip and fall. The reminder is part of the company's reannouncement of a 2016 recall of many of its dressers and chests following reports of injuries and deaths of children.(image)

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Girl Scouts: Don't make your daughter hug people this holiday

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:09:28 GMT

At a time when issues of sexual harassment and consent are in the news, and with the holidays just around the corner, the Girl Scouts have released a recommendation about how parents can help young girls handle affection.(image)

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Spit test may diagnose, predict duration of concussion in kids

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:31:24 GMT

A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics.(image)

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Trader Joes recalls salads over plastic, glass fears

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:37:21 GMT

Trader Joe's has recalled some of its packaged poultry salads over concerns they may contain pieces of glass or hard plastic.(image)

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Blue whales tend to be right-handed -- with one exception

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:53:04 GMT

Here's a real whale of a tale you can use at the Thanksgiving table to impress your in-laws or to fill that silence after Uncle Jack goes too far expressing his political passions: Most blue whales tend to be "right-handed."(image)

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How to save the rainforest: build a health center

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:22:54 GMT

The roosters were still asleep when Sri Wayunisih woke her daughter, Puteri. They could not afford to sleep till dawn.(image)

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How traffickers exploit children in Haiti's orphanages

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:58:59 GMT

There are at least 30,000 children living in orphanages in Haiti -- and most of them are not orphans. Some orphanages are exploiting children in order to get money from foreign donors.(image)

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Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:29:53 GMT

Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson's can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement.(image)

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Fighting salt and sugar cravings, with spicy food

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:54:08 GMT

There's no magic pill that will cure you of your cravings. But there is something that may help the effort, and it's all-natural.(image)

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A video game for black women tired of people touching their hair

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:11:52 GMT

If you've never had a random stranger try to touch your hair without permission, you're lucky. You're also probably not a black woman.(image)

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Owning a dog can help you live longer, study shows

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:24:50 GMT

Dog owners may be at a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new study released by Scientific Reports, a Swedish Publication.(image)

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Extreme athlete uses wheelchair to defy gravity

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:50:57 GMT

As CNN began setting up our on-camera interview with Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham, our cameraman asked, "Do your wheels lock? Just for the interview."(image)

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Colorado trains K-9 police to save their dogs from opioid overdoses

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:52:00 GMT

Officer Brian Laas remembers the scene with vivid clarity -- it was earlier this fall, and he, along with his four-legged partner Rudy, had been called to a home in suburban Denver with a warrant for the arrest of one person who lived there.(image)

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