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Old tobacco playbook gets new use by e-cigarettes

Companies vying for a stake in the fast-growing electronic cigarette business are reviving the decades-old marketing tactics the tobacco industry used to hook generations of Americans on regular smokes.

Aug 03, 2013
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Study identifies 41 powerhouse fruits and vegetables

(HealthDay)—Forty-one powerhouse fruits and vegetables (PFV) have been classified and validated, according to a study published online June 5 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Ch ...

Jun 10, 2014
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Thank mom for your love of garlic

That special method to make spaghetti sauce can certainly come from a mother's influence -- but research shows that mothers have a big impact on their kids' food preferences for certain flavors even before ...

May 05, 2011
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Using olive oil in your diet may prevent a stroke

A new study suggests that consuming olive oil may help prevent a stroke in older people. The research is published in the June 15, 2011, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Jun 15, 2011
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Harvard serves up its own 'plate'

The Healthy Eating Plate, a visual guide that provides a blueprint for eating a healthy meal, was unveiled today by nutrition experts at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) in conjunction with colleagues ...

Sep 15, 2011
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Better nutrition makes for better sperm

(Medical Xpress) -- A pair of studies presented today at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) show a link between dietary patterns and semen parameters in men: in short, better ...

Oct 18, 2011
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