'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 — Smokers are more likely to cut back or quit if they switch to cigarettes made from tobacco containing very low levels of nicotine, new research shows.
In the study, the participants smoked nearly one-third fewer…
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Gut Bacteria Tied to Asthma Risk in Kids

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 — The presence of four types of gut bacteria in infancy may reduce a child’s risk for asthma, Canadian researchers report.
Most infants get these bacteria naturally from the environment. But some babies are given…
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Could Your Cellphone Be Harming Your Love Life?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 — Spending too much time on your cellphone can take a toll on your love life, a new study finds.
Baylor University researchers surveyed more than 450 American adults to define and gauge the impact of what they called…
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Injury Toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 Billion

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 — Injuries from accidents and violence cost the United States $671 billion in 2013, with men accounting for far more of those costs than women, federal health officials reported Wednesday.
Fatal injuries cost $214 billion…
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