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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: Kids Bullied During Gym Class Less Likely To Exercise, Play Sports

Mockery during gym class could negatively affect a child’s likelihood to engage in future physical activity.

01/23/2014

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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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Study: Smartphones Are Disrupting Sleep Patterns And The Economy

Sleep experts have found that light wavelengths smartphones or handheld tablets have, can disrupt the brain’s sleep-inducing hormone melatonin according to a report by Bloomberg.

01/12/2014

Exposure to more natural, green space in cities and towns can deliver large, long-lasting benefits to the mental health of the people living in the area. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Study: Living By Green Spaces Improves Long-Term Mental Health

Exposure to more natural, green space in cities and towns can deliver large, long-lasting benefits to the mental health of the people living in the area.

01/07/2014

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School Children Refused Second Helpings Of Food At Lunchtime

In a crackdown against child obesity, schoolchildren are being refused second helpings of food at lunchtime.

12/22/2013

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Scientists Encode Text Messages In Evaporated Alcohol

A team of scientists recently discovered a way to send encoded text messages through evaporated vodka.

12/20/2013

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CDC Issues Travel Health Advisory For St. Martin

U.S. health officials have issued a travel advisory for the Caribbean island of St. Martin because of a mosquito-borne disease.

12/18/2013

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Study: Second-Hand Smoke And Lung Cancer Not Clearly Linked

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta attribute approximately 3,400 lung cancer deaths every year to secondhand smoke. A new study suggests that CDC researchers may be mistaken, however.

12/13/2013

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