Archive: 07/20/2011

E-cigarette or drug delivery device?

Devices marketed as "electronic cigarettes" are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts.

Jul 20, 2011
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Something to smile about

Oral specialists at the University of Sydney's Faculty of Dentistry believe they have developed a program which will stop tooth decay in its tracks.

Jul 20, 2011
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Study: MS drugs help, but come at high cost

A new study examining the cost-effectiveness of drugs to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) in the United States finds that the health gains from these drugs come at a very high cost compared to basic therapy to control the symptoms ...

Jul 20, 2011
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CDC: Frogs tied to salmonella being sold again

(AP) -- A California company has resumed selling a kind of pet frog that caused salmonella illnesses in more than 240 people, most of them children. And federal health officials are not happy.

Jul 20, 2011
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Retailers to bring fresh produce to 1,500 places

(AP) -- Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without broad ...

Jul 20, 2011
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