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Smokers using e-cigarettes less likely to quit

The rapid increase in use of e-cigarettes has led to heated debates between opponents who question the safety of these devices and proponents who claim the battery-operated products are a useful cessation tool.

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Heavy snoring may signal memory decline

Heavy snoring and sleep apnea may be linked to memory and thinking decline at an earlier age, according to a new study.

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Slim by chocolate, according to study

Can you indulge your sweet tooth and lose weight at the same time? If it’s chocolate you crave, then the answer seems to be: yes.

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Your pain reliever may be making you sad

Researchers studying the commonly used pain reliever acetaminophen found it has a previously unknown side effect: It blunts positive emotions.

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Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig get great grades

The two plans are among the most popular and had the best evidence that dieters could lose meaningful amounts of weight and keep it off for at least a year.

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An apple a day may not keep the doctor away

The findings don’t mean apples aren’t good for you but they do underscore that it takes more than just one kind of food to make a healthy diet and avoid sickness.

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