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  1. E-cigrattes less addictive than cigarettes : December 20, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Times

    The popularity of e-cigarettes, which typically deliver nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerin and flavourings through inhaled vapour, has increased in the last five years, reported BBC health. Jonathan Foulds from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine said e-cigarettes contain far fewer cancer-causing and other toxic substances than cigarettes but their long-term effects on health and nicotine dependence are unknown.

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  2. Ex-home head convicted of abusing boysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

    ... g time ago, and since he was released from custody no further matters have come to light. She added that Smallman has health problems including diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as having undergone triple bypass surgery.

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  3. Cells that facilitate tumour growth identifiedRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Nerve News

    A recent study has identified the population of white blood cells that tumours use to enhance growth and suppress the disease-fighting immune system. The results mark a turning point in cancer immunology and provide the foundation for developing more effective therapies.

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  4. Mum gives ultimate gift of life to her sonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Biggleswade Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Rosalind Ruffhead donated the organ after her son, Thomas, was diagnosed with a progressive kidney disease where antibodies produced by the immune system cause irreversible damage.

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  5. What health resolutions would the experts prescribe?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

    ... today and they don't have to be hugely expensive. Plaque is the new 21st century plague, so we need to tackle it for health reasons. Brushing your really can have an impact on your health. We're all happy to spend time cleansing and toning, but ...

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  6. Ban could be good for Aaron O'Connor, says Exiles bossRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

    NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh says star striker Aaron O'Connor's three-game ban could benefit the player and the team, writes Andrew Penman. Edinburgh is still adamant that the top scorer's red card against Stevenage should have been overturned but he's backed Chris Zebroski and Shaun Jeffers to shine at Luton Town today.

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  7. Flu season is in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    The health department reported that, although the flu vaccine is not as effective as was hoped, it is still the best way to prevent the current flu strand. And while school attendance has dropped slightly due to illness, it's not abnormal for this time of year.

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  8. Chinese Ebola experts leave for Sierra LeoneRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The second group of Chinese medical experts left for Sierra Leone early Saturday to assist in the prevention and control of the Ebola virus, said a statement released by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention . The team's experience and specialisms cover infectious disease prevention and control; epidemiology; health education; lab experiment; clinical medicine; and infection control.

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  9. Helping veterans at Healthy Smiles DentalRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Veterans in the Dover and surrounding communities had the opportunity Dec. 17 to receive free dentistry services ranging from cleanings, fillings and extractions at Healthy Smiles Dental located at 184 Washington Street. Dr. Ronald I Henderson, and the team at Healthy Smiles Dental wanted to help needy veterans and their families as part of Free Dentistry Day.

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  10. Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores, smokers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Day

    Roberto Ramos, president of the Cubaocho Art and Research Center in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood, smokes a cigar Thursday in the courtyard of the center. Miami - The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases.

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  11. Laser EyesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Code Project

    Just sitting in the waiting room waiting to start laser eye surgery. With the combined power of my C# knowledge and my new laser eyes I can take over the world How do you know so much about swallows? Well, you have to know these things when you're a king, you know.

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  12. FDA approves hepatitis C drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    Patients with chronic hepatitis C have a new option for treating the liver-damaging virus, with the approval of a combination treatment developed by AbbVie.

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  13. Fewer Florida kids smoking cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    That's according to new data from the Department of Health that showed Florida's Youth Cigarette Smoking Rate is at an all-time low. About 7.5 percent of high school students said they had smoked at least one cigarette during the past 30 days.

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  14. Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows responseRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

    President Barack Obama declared that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government.

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  15. Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

    File - In this Feb. 20, 2013 file photo provided by Sea Shepherd Australia, the Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru, right, collides with the Sea Shepherd ship Steve Irwin in waters near Antarctica... SAN FRANCISCO - Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Friday ordered a commissioner to determine how much Paul Watson and members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society he founded owe Japanese whalers for lawyer fees, damage to their ships and for violating the court order to stop their dangerous protests.

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  16. Lawyer: Woman did not intend to hit pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

    In this Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 photo provided by Mike Lewis, firefighters attend to a victim after a driver suspected of being intoxicated hit a group of pedestrians outside a church as a Christmas service ended in the Los Ange... . In this photo provided by Mark Milutin, firefighters work on a victim at left after a driver suspected of being intoxicated hit a group of pedestrians and another car outside a church as a Christmas service ended in the Los Ang... .

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  17. FDA OKs Cubist antibiotic for complex abdominal, urinary tract infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    ... acquired for $8.4 billion by Merck & Co. of Kenilworth, New Jersey. New antibiotic approvals are important for public health because the threat of antibiotic resistance has been growing since the early 1990s. The problem has been fueled by overuse ...

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  18. LiceDoctors Lice Treatment Service Opens in Bucks County PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR.com

    LiceDoctors Head Lice Treatment and Nit Removal Service is pleased to advise families in Bucks County, Pennsylvania of the opening of its in-home lice removal service in this area. The company has been treating families in Pennsylvania for several years in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and also recently opened in the Lehigh Valley.

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  19. Local Lice Company Advises Birmingham Families to be on the Look-Out...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR.com

    End of the year festivities are great as families all over Birmingham convene for the holiday season. There are, however, often unwanted visitors called head lice that can interfere with the family fun.

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  20. Ethan Jostad Foundation Gives Gift of Childhood Cancer ResearchRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR.com

    The Ethan Jostad Foundation for Childhood Cancer, a 501c3 non-profit charity dedicated to providing support to the children and families affected by childhood cancer, announced today that it's Board of Directors has approved a donation in the amount of $10,000 to the Children's Cancer Therapy Development Institute . The donation will help provide much needed clinical research into difficult to treat childhood cancers and establishes the Ethan Jostad Foundation as a Founding Circle Supporter with cc-TDI.

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