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Smokers React To New Anti-Cigarette Ad

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A new ad campaign hopes to stop you in your tracks before reaching for a cigarette.

Amy Yensi has reaction from former smokers. 263 more words

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Santa Barbara Resident Being Monitored For Possible Exposure To Ebola In 'LA Area'

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A Santa Barbara County resident who has been monitored since returning from a country experiencing the Ebola epidemic was headed to a “Los Angeles area” hospital tonight as a precaution after developing a fever, a public health official said. 322 more words

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Correction o' the Day (NYT Killer Cellphones Edition)

First came this Nick Bilton Disruptions column in Thursday’s New York Times.

New Gadgets, New Health Worries

In 1946, a new advertising campaign appeared in magazines with a picture of a doctor in a lab coat holding a cigarette and the slogan, “More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette.” No, this wasn’t a spoof.

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Too Many Black Dads Don't Have Rights to Their Kids

In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Vital Statistics released a report on births in the United States.  If you did not read the report, you may have heard it talked about by Don Lemon or on… 730 more words

Social Issues

Kraft Singles to be first food to display "Kids Eat Right" logo

This week Kraft Cheese announced that their Kraft Singles will now display the logo “Kids Eat Right” from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This is worrying some that consumers will believe this to be an endorsement based on the nutritional value of the product, which is not in fact the case. 298 more words

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Blue Bell ice cream products linked to three listeria deaths; recall announced

DALLAS — State and federal agencies are investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections (listeriosis) linked to certain Blue Bell brand ice cream products, according to the Centers for Disease Control. 316 more words

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Women Of Reproductive Age Prescribed Opioids At Alarming Rate

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - There is a disturbing new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that nearly four out of ten women of reproductive age and thirty percent of women with private insurance filled an opioid prescription between 2008-2012. 78 more words

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