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Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids
THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — E-cigarettes are booming among U.S. teens, …

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E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year

April 16, 2015 – 2:16 PM |
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Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids
THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — E-cigarettes are booming among U.S. teens, …

Congress Finally Agrees To Give Doctors a Pay Raise

April 15, 2015 – 2:30 PM |
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Medicare’s troubled physician payment formula will soon be history.
As expected, the Senate Tuesday night easily passed legislation to scrap the formula, accepting a bipartisan plan …

Is The Measles Virus Back For Good?

February 10, 2015 – 10:50 AM |
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(HealthDay News) — Is measles really back?
That’s the question vexing everyone from pediatricians to policymakers to parents as the outbreak of the dangerous childhood disease …

Pediatricians’ Group Opposes Legal Marijuana

January 26, 2015 – 9:56 AM | One Comment
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MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana shouldn’t be legalized because of the potential harm it can cause children and teens, the American Academy …

E-Cigs May Lead to Respiratory Infections: Study

January 9, 2015 – 12:34 PM | One Comment
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(HealthDay News) — Vapor from electronic cigarettes may increase young people’s risk of respiratory infections, whether or not it contains nicotine, a new laboratory study …

Is Tau the ‘How’ Behind Alzheimer’s?

November 1, 2014 – 8:29 AM | One Comment
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By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Malfunction of a key brain protein called tau is the likely culprit behind Alzheimer’s disease and …