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U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Crackdown on E-Cig Use in Teens

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes are now the most popular tobacco product among American teens, according to a new U.S. Surgeon General's report that calls for a crackdown on the devices.

Una pareja sexual sin síntomas de Zika transmite el virus, según los CDC

VIERNES, 26 de agosto de 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Las autoridades de salud de EE. UU. reportan que el virus del Zika se puede propagar sexualmente incluso cuando la pareja no muestra señales de infección.

TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents should take industry television ratings with a grain of salt, since they don't always reflect the true amount of violence, smoking and drinking in TV shows, a new study warns.

Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes get the same levels of nicotine, but lower levels of toxins and cancer-causing chemicals, new research shows.

Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Making affordable housing smoke-free lowers residents' exposure to secondhand smoke and may even help smokers quit, a new study finds.

Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Poor habits that take a toll on health are also costing Canadians an average of six fewer years of life, new research suggests.

Quitting Smoking May Gain You Friends

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Kicking the smoking habit doesn't only boost your health, it may also help you build a wider circle of friendships, a new study says.

Paying Smokers to Quit May Pay Off

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Money may help some smokers stub out their cigarettes for good, a new study suggests.

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