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The One Thing You Need To Save Big

When it comes to picking between generic and name brand, generic offers a great way to save money. One of the best items to buy generic is over-the-counter medication. 83 more words


Cigarettes Radioactive? Yes

Big Tobacco knew radioactive particles in cigarettes posed cancer risk but kept quiet
– “The gathered data from the documents on the relevant radiobiological parameters of the alpha particles – such as dose, distribution and retention time – permitted us to duplicate the industry’s secretly estimated radiation absorbed dose by regular smokers over a 20- or 25-year period, which equaled 40 to 50 rads,” he said. 70 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

How does genetics affect Dementia?

As with many diseases, our heritage can play a big role in whether or not we get Alzheimer’s disease, AD, or any other form of Dementia. 221 more words

Elderly Care

American Heart Association: Ban E-Cigarettes For Minors

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The American Heart Association (AHA) is recommending that electronic cigarettes be subjected to tougher regulations.

The AHA’s new policy statement recommends that the federal government ban e-cigarettes for minors. 286 more words


Roche paying $8.3 billion for InterMune and its ‘breakthrough’ respiratory drug

Roche Holding agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune for $8.3 billion cash, the company announced Monday.

Roche will pay $74 a share, representing a 38% premium over InterMune’s closing price on Friday. 395 more words


There is a point at which smokers of low-nicotine cigarettes will stop trying to make up for what's missing

Nicotine, the main active ingredient in tobacco, is highly addictive. So to make it easier to quit smoking, just lower nicotine levels in cigarettes. Right? 334 more words

DEA To Change Classification of Some Frequently-Abused Painkillers Like Vicodin

As a country, we sure do like our prescription painkillers. In fact, we like them a bit too much: Americans consume 99% of all hydrocodone drugs manufactured… 294 more words