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E-cigarettes may be as addictive as traditional ones

Electronic cigarettes or "e-cigs" have been touted as a tool smokers can use to wean themselves off of traditional cigarettes, which many believe are more harmful than their "e" counterparts. But because e-cig liquid also ...

Jul 22, 2015
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Extra DNA acts as a 'spare tire' for our genomes

Carrying around a spare tire is a good thing—you never know when you'll get a flat. Turns out we're all carrying around "spare tires" in our genomes, too. Today, in ACS Central Science, researchers report that an extra ...

Jul 06, 2015
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On the road to needle-free medicine

Needle injections have been around since 1657 and remain a key delivery method for many drugs, including vaccines that have prevented countless illnesses. But for patients that require daily pricks or for people in remote ...

Jun 17, 2015
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Video: Debunking three common food myths

You might have heard that microwaving your food is dangerous. Maybe your health nut friend told you that eating frozen veggies is less healthful than eating fresh ones. Is a glass of red wine really good for your heart?

May 26, 2015
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