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The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
A new poll finds that Americans blame too much cheap fast food for fueling the nation's fat epidemic, but they're split on how much the government should do to save them from themselves.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
People are much more likely to take heart medicines if they're combined in one pill, according to a late-breaking clinical trial presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A federal judge on Wednesday blocked implementation of an FDA mandate that would have forced tobacco companies to place graphic anti-smoking images on packages of cigarettes.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(AP) -- It doesn't compute: Medicare's bill for artificial feet has jumped by more than half, although foot and leg amputations due to diabetes continue to decline dramatically.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More teens are turning to pot and see it as less of a risk at the same time alcohol use among the same age group has dipped to historic lows, according to an annual national survey of drug use released Wednesday.
Health Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 4
(AP) -- The first person to receive an artificial windpipe says he almost refused the lifesaving operation.
Medical research Jul 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Obstructive sleep apnea may cause changes in blood vessel function that reduces blood supply to the heart in people who are otherwise healthy, according to new research reported in Hypertension: Journal of the American He ...
Sleep apnea Jul 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |