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Smoking still takes a heavy toll in US, CDC finds

(HealthDay)—Even though proven anti-smoking strategies exist, more than 440,000 Americans still die each year from cigarette smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, federal health officials said Friday.

Jan 25, 2013
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Indonesian district offers cash for vasectomies

A district in Indonesia is handing out cash to civil servants who volunteer for vasectomies -- but the initiative has upset women who fear their sterilised husbands will be more likely to have affairs.

Apr 04, 2012
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Mexico tackles epidemic of childhood obesity

(AP) -- Anghella Torres is just 4 years old, but already she weighs 66 pounds (30 kilos) - twice what she should. Because of her excess girth, her little feet constantly hurt from bearing the extra weight.

Oct 20, 2011
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