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Study: Smokers Avoid Dentists
ATLANTA (AP) — A new government report finds that smokers have more problems with their teeth than non-smokers and they don't go to the dentist as often. The report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent is based on survey responses from more than 16,000 adults...
Federal Judge Blocks Law Requiring Graphic Photos on Cigarette Packs
In a 29-page decision on Monday, US District Judge Richard J. Leon blocked the implementation of a law on graphic cigarette photos. It would’ve required tobacco companies to include explicit photos detailing the dangers of smoking on cigarette packages. The 36 images proposed by the Food and Drug Administration include a picture of diseased lungs next to healthy lungs, a man exhaling smoke through
Fatty and Sugary Foods May Be as Addictive as Cocaine and Cigarettes
There is a growing body of evidence suggesting fatty and sugary foods rewire the brain in the same way drugs like cocaine and nicotine do, leading to addiction. In recent studies, lab animals who have been fed a diet of sugary and fatty snacks show the classic signs of addiction, and brain scans of obese humans show the same disturbances in their reward circuits as the brains that are found in dru

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