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Moderate or heavy smokers who quit tobacco get a boost in mental wellbeing that, for people who are anxious or stressed, is equivalent to taking anti-depressants, a study said Thursday.
2014/2/15
Russian men who down large amounts of vodka — and too many do — have an “extraordinarily” high risk of an early death, a new study says.
2014/2/1
Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72.
2014/1/28
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Vitamin D supplements have no significant effect on preventing heart attack, stroke, cancer or bone fractures, according to a review of scientific evidence published Friday.
2014/1/25
Lingonberries, a fruit common in Scandinavian cuisine, may be able to help prevent weight gain and high sugar and cholesterol levels, Swedish scientists said Thursday of a new study.
2014/1/25
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they've been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.
2014/1/17
Children's clothing and shoes made by a dozen globally recognized brands have been found to contain potentially harmful chemicals, Greenpeace said Tuesday.
2014/1/15
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra faced a new contamination scare Tuesday with the forced recall of nearly 9,000 bottles of cream which had been tainted with E.coli bacteria.
2014/1/15
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday received notification of seven new human infections of the avian influenza A (H7N9) virus in China, and reminded nationals traveling to the mainland to exercise caution.
2014/1/13
A closely watched prototype therapy to inject corrective genes into the brain to treat Parkinson's disease has cleared an important safety hurdle, doctors said Friday.
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