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Teen 'sexting' has a double standard, study shows

(HealthDay)—While explicit "sexting" doesn't appear common among American teenagers, a small new study suggests girls may face a double standard: Boys might consider them promiscuous if they send nude photos ...

Jun 19, 2014
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Researchers recast addiction as a manageable disease

Neuroscientists agree that abuse of drugs hijacks circuits in the brain that are crucial for decision-making, but society as a whole tends to stigmatize addicted people for lacking self-control. Slowly but steadily, scientists ...

Jun 09, 2014
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Soda war activists look to tobacco as model

Soft drinks should be targeted like tobacco with consumer warning labels that spell out the risk of obesity and other maladies, American advocates of a war on soda say.

Jun 06, 2014
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State court considers restoring NYC big-soda ban

New York City officials urged the state's top court on Wednesday to reinstate the city's ban on big sodas, arguing that the local Board of Health has authority to restrict products that make people obese and contribute to ...

Jun 04, 2014
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ASH: Accurate HTN information available on YouTube

(HealthDay)—Many of the hypertension-related videos available on YouTube are useful, but these tend to be viewed and "liked" less, and home blood pressure (BP) devices for the iPhone seem not to be reliable. ...

May 16, 2014
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