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Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them. (DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit As Effectively As Nicotine Patches

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them.

09/07/2013

File photo of an adult smoking an e-cigarette. An increase of use in children has been seen as well, health officials warn. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes Increasing

Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/05/2013

File photo of a person smoking an e-cigarette. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: E-Cigarettes ‘Far From’ Harmless, May Contain Carcinogens

A recently released report indicates that e-cigarettes, previously thought to be a healthier alternative to the tobacco-based product they emulate, may in fact be carcinogenic.

08/26/2013

File photo of a person pouring a glass of soda. (Photo Illustration by Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Study: Soda Consumption In Children Could Lead To Violent Behavior

While a large amount of concern regarding children drinking soda is due to the negative physical effects of imbibing sugar-heavy beverages, a new study shows that soda consumption in children could also have negative mental and emotional effects.

08/18/2013

The easing of hot flashes among menopausal women is not among the benefits of exercise. (Getty)

Study: Exercise Does Not Ease Hot Flashes, Helps Slightly With Sleep Quality

The easing of hot flashes among menopausal women is not among the benefits of exercise.

08/04/2013

File photo of a pregnant woman holding her stomach. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Study: Maternal Depression Could Be Tied To Childhood Obesity

The findings of a new study indicate a possible relationship between mothers who suffer from symptoms of depression and children who are obese, especially in low-income families living in urban areas.

07/18/2013

File photo of a premature baby. (Photo by JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Mozart’s Music Helps Premature Babies Develop At Faster Rates

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is widely regarded as a musical master. His music, which is as well-known as it is prolific, may also have medically beneficial properties.

07/05/2013

File photo of cuts of red meat. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Red Meat Likely To Cause More Deaths In Colorectal Cancer Patients

A new study indicates that patients and survivors of colorectal cancer may be at a higher risk of dying from their ailments if they consumed red meat before they were diagnosed.

07/05/2013

File photo of a person lighting a cigarette. (Photo by ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Thirdhand Cigarette Smoke Harmful To Human Cells

The findings of a new study show that thirdhand smoke can be harmful to human cells.

06/24/2013

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions. (Getty Images)

Study: 70 Percent Of Americans On Prescription Drugs

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions.

06/19/2013

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