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1 hr ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Are e-cigarettes helping or hurting the crusade to drive down the number of smokers in the U.S.? That's still a question that health experts and researchers are trying to answer.
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2 hrs ago | Reuters
People who have trouble sleeping tend to have less volume in certain regions of the brain than those without sleep problems, a new study of Persian Gulf War veterans suggests.
6 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
In the first analysis of the relationship between e-cigarette use and smoking among adolescents in the United States, UCSF researchers found that adolescents who used the devices were more likely to smoke cigarettes and less likely to quit smoking.
10 hrs ago | CBS News
A new study may confirm some fears health officials had about electronic cigarettes.
SOME ARE CONCERNED THAT COULD ALTER BRAIN DEVELOPMENT AND POSSIBLY MAKE THE TEENS MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO OTHER DRUGS.
Middle and high school students who used electronic cigarettes were more likely to smoke real cigarettes and less likely to quit than students who did not use the devices, a new study has found.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics contradicts electronic cigarette manufacturers' assertion that their products are a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco that can discourage regular cigarette use.
While electronic cigarettes may be marketed as alternatives that will keep teenagers away from tobacco, a study suggests that may not the case.
When it comes to prostate cancer, aggressive surgery saves lives and leads to a better quality of life, according to a new study that could inflame the debate over how best to treat the disease -- and in some cases, whether to treat it at all.
The University of Utah will host a lecture on March 17 focused on understanding the genetic basis of epilepsy and how to translate research findings into patient care.
The City Council there voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban use of the devices, which release vaporized nicotine, in almost all public places, including bars, workplaces and beaches.
Forget "miracle" products. Here's what really works on spider veins, stretch marks, cellulite, and scars-and what doesn't.
Investigators found an association between poor sleep quality and reduced gray matter volume in the brain's frontal lobe, which helps control important processes such as working memory and executive function.
Plumping up for health. A skinny mouse ate lots of protein and few carbs, but it wasn't as healthy or long-lived as its counterpart on a low-protein/high-carb diet.
A recent column by New York Times blogger Nick Bilton discusses the addictive quality of video games and how we might use them to make our minds stronger, faster and healthier.
This April 12, 2011 electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows an H9 T cell, blue, infected with the human immunodeficiency virus , yellow.