E-cigarettes as effective as the patch: study

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images First-of-its-kind research finds that the levels of success with e-cigarettes are comparable to nicotine patches. LONDON — Smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes to try to kick... Read More

New options in age-old problem of prostate cancer

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Kevin Orozovich Dr. Michael A. Palese of Mount Sinai says, “Previous screening protocols and consequent treatment, as currently practiced, can be harmful.” THE SPECIALIST: Dr. Michael A. Palese Director of... Read More

Girl making remarkable recovery from amoeba attack

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Kali Hardig/via Facebook Officials believe Kali Hardig became sick because of a trip to a now-shuttered water park. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – An Arkansas girl who has been recovering from... Read More

GMO foes blast Scientific American editorial

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Scientific American Magazine The editors of Scientific American wrote a strongly worded rebuke of GMO labeling laws in its most recent issue.  In the growing battle over GMO foods, science is being... Read More

British Vogue to teens: fashion shoots aren’t real

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AFP/VOGUE UK The fashion magazine made a video aimed at young girls to remind them that nobody, not even the models, look as perfect in real life as they do... Read More

Facebook pics may sway teens to drink, smoke: study

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Willbrasil21/Stockphoto Teens are more likely to smoke and drink if they see their Facebook friends doing so, according to a new study. You don’t have to hang out with the... Read More

Summer kid-meal triumph: Over 7 million served

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Marcus Santos/ for the New York Daily News New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott, remarking on this year’s success of the free Summer Meals program, which helps feed needy... Read More

Bronco’s stadium billboard urges NFL to rethink pot stance

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Marijuana Policy Project One day before the Denver Broncos will host the Baltimore Ravens and kick off the 2013 NFL season, the Marijuana Policy Project has put up a billboard... Read More

Nurses to HHC: Re-open N. Central Bronx maternity ward now

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Jennifer H. Cunningham for Daily News Registered Nurse Sarita Jones tells staffers who rallied outside Jacobi Medical Center on Wednesday that transfering 103 nurses from North Central Bronx has posed... Read More