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File photo of a person getting a flu shot. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Younger People Especially Affected By Flu This Winter

A report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta indicates that younger Americans were especially affected by influenza this season.

02/20/2014

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Study: Mental Health Patients Up To 4 Times More Likely To Contract HIV

A new study has fond that mental health patients are up to four times more likely to contract HIV than the general population.

02/20/2014

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Medical Expert: Vaccination Rate Among American Adults ‘Depressingly Low’

Medical experts and officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said that vaccination rates among American adults are far lower than they ought to be.

02/11/2014

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Study: Minimum Alcohol Pricing Would Save Almost 900 Lives Every Year

A recent study suggests that instituting minimum pricing for alcohol would save approximately 860 lives each year.

02/10/2014

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Study: Smokers Are More Lazy Than Non-Smokers

A new study suggests that smokers are lazier than non-smokers.

02/05/2014

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Study: Third-Hand Smoke Exposure As Deadly As Smoking

Exposure to surfaces and objects that have been saturated in cigarette smoke, labeled as “third-hand smoke,” is just as deadly as smoking the cigarette itself.

02/03/2014

The World Health Organization's cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades.  PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: 22 Million New Cancer Cases To Develop Each Year

The World Health Organization’s cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades.

02/03/2014

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Study: Large Increase In Cigarette Nicotine Levels

Cigarettes now contain more nicotine, and are more addictive than researchers had previously believed.

01/19/2014

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Surgeon General Warns Smoking Could Kill 5.6M Kids If Nothing Changes

A report issued by the United States surgeon general indicates that 5.6 million children throughout the country might die prematurely if current tobacco use rates fail to decline.

01/17/2014

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Flu Vaccination Rate For This Season Called Disappointing

The vaccination rate in the United States for the flu this season has been called disappointing.

01/16/2014

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