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E-Cigarettes A Growing Concern Among Parents
2013-12-19 05:50:12

Nearly half of US parents are concerned that their sons and daughters will use e-cigarettes, and 44 percent of all adults are concerned that the devices will encourage children and teenagers to start using actual tobacco products.

2013-12-18 23:01:10

A landmark research study found alcohol use by teens has dropped dramatically over the last two decades. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 A landmark

2013-11-29 13:22:57

Older patients who received extra geriatric care following a traumatic injury were able to return to roughly two thirds more daily activities than those without a consultation.

Improved Blood Pressure Guidelines May Prevent More Heart Attacks
2013-11-06 09:29:49

Rethinking the approach to treating high blood pressure with medication could prevent over one-fourth of heart attacks and strokes, as well as lower the overall use of medication, according to a new study in the journal Circulation.

Science Could Determine If Bad Kids Will Become Adult Criminals
2013-11-05 10:24:39

Researchers from the University of Michigan say they have developed a new, high-tech way to pinpoint trouble-making children, a method that could also tell if such children will become criminals as adults or grow out of it.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.