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Should the FDA prohibit filtered cigarettes?
Light cigarettes falsely ease smokers' fear of lung cancer, say researchers from the Ohio State University.


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 7:49 AM
History of tobacco health claims
It wasn't so long ago that tobacco companies used health claims to assure people that smoking wasn't harmful and was, in fact, quite beneficial to our health.


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 7:37 AM
Duterte targets smokers in latest crackdown
First it was drugs, now it's cigarettes.


POSTED MAY 19, 2017 11:46 AM
The 6 most scientifically proven methods to help you quit smoking
For more than 50 years we've known that smoking can kill you.


POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2016 9:16 PM
Your kids actually want you to talk to them about sex
When Avital Norman Nathman's son was about 3, she says, he freaked out after he walked in on her changing a sanitary pad. So she decided to have an age-appropriate conversation about menstruation with him right then and there.


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 3:50 PM
Cannabidiol slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds
Cannabidiol, which is found in marijuana plants, reduced the number of convulsive seizures in children with a severe and often fatal epilepsy disorder, according to research published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Among children taking cannabidiol, the decrease in the frequency of convulsive seizures -- which involve a loss of consciousness, stiffened muscles and jerking movements -- was 23 percentage points greater than the decrease in seizures among children taking a placebo.


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 9:23 PM
Graco recalls more than 25,000 car seats
Graco is recalling more than 25,000 car seats that might not adequately restrain children during a crash.


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 8:03 PM
The Ethiopian politician who landed the WHO top job
An African national has been voted to head the World Health Organization for the first time in the agency's history.


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 6:49 PM
Trump's budget cuts children's health insurance program
President Donald Trump's budget plans to cut the Children's Health Insurance Program by at least 20% over the next two fiscal years and slash Medicaid, which covers millions more children.


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 7:22 AM
The viral Internet stunts parents should know
It's a tale as old as time: We see a lot of people wearing/doing/saying something and we want to try it, too. Back in the day it was saying "Bloody Mary" into a mirror at slumber parties. Today, it means viral social media stunts. Though adults get caught up, too, kids are especially susceptible to peer pressure and FOMO (fear of missing out). To them, what was once a double-dog dare is now a popular YouTuber eating a hot pepper just to see what happens.


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 9:35 AM
Report: A drink a day tied to higher breast cancer risk


POSTED MAY 23, 2017 8:08 AM
73% of sunscreens don't work as advertised


POSTED MAY 23, 2017 8:16 AM
The solar eclipse is coming -- and it's $2,000 for a grand view
Oregonians are set to be the first ones in the United States to witness the solar eclipse and some have paid a whopping $2,000 for a simple luxury: unobstructed views.


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 2:32 PM
No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise


POSTED MAY 22, 2017 7:37 AM
Tick bite temporarily paralyzes 3-year-old


POSTED MAY 22, 2017 11:22 PM
What you need to know about ticks
Where are ticks found? What illnesses do they carry? How do you keep ticks away? Here's everything you need to know ahead of the busy summer season.


POSTED MAY 23, 2017 5:20 PM
Fake teen doctor sentenced in fraud case
A man accused of practicing medicine without a license when he was a teenager in Florida is going to prison in Virginia on fraud charges.


POSTED MAY 23, 2017 6:19 PM
How to talk to kids about tragic events
After horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves?


POSTED MAY 23, 2017 6:19 PM
1 dead, 9 hospitalized with botulism after eating nacho cheese


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 10:18 AM
Not stretching? Companies will do it for you
Whether you're climbing a rock wall, sitting in your office or just getting out of bed, you need to stretch.


POSTED MAY 23, 2017 2:45 PM
The real reason Chinese women bound their feet


POSTED MAY 22, 2017 2:28 AM
Scientists use stem cells in fat to repair joints


POSTED MAY 22, 2017 8:35 AM
Texas lawmakers pass controversial bathroom, adoption bills
The Texas House of Representatives on Sunday approved a limited "bathroom bill" that would require public high school students to use restrooms that match the gender on their birth certificates.


POSTED MAY 22, 2017 6:15 PM
Myron Rolle's journey from NFL to neurosurgery
Myron Rolle, former NFL player and Rhodes Scholar, opens up about concussions, his aspirations, and starting his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School this summer.


POSTED MAY 22, 2017 1:20 PM
Fentanyl seized by law enforcement doubled in 2016, DEA says
The amount of fentanyl seized by US law enforcement more than doubled between 2015 and 2016, newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration shows.


POSTED MAY 20, 2017 2:57 AM
Weight loss can be tied to when, not just what, you eat


POSTED MAY 19, 2017 8:02 AM
'Star Wars' half-marathon: May the course be with you


POSTED MAY 24, 2017 9:40 PM
CDC warns of parasitic infection and toxic gas in swimming pools


POSTED MAY 19, 2017 8:06 AM
5-year-old boy saves parents who overdosed on heroin
A 5-year-old boy ran for two blocks in the dark to get help after finding his parents unconscious early Thursday morning in Middletown, Ohio, police said.


POSTED MAY 19, 2017 8:27 PM
Americas: Kissing bug disease more deadly than realized


POSTED MAY 19, 2017 7:00 PM

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