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Teenagers most vulnerable to the addictive lure of cigarettes

Teenagers most vulnerable to the addictive lure of cigarettes

Nicotine remains one of the most addictive drugs ever used

Nicotine remains one of the most addictive drugs ever used

Antioxidant vitamins A, C and E are unlikely to prevent heart disease and other diseases such as cancer

Antioxidant vitamins A, C and E are unlikely to prevent heart disease and other diseases such as cancer

Studies identify risk factors for colon cancer in women

Studies identify risk factors for colon cancer in women

Caffeinated beverages may benefit some people who are at high-risk for liver disease

Caffeinated beverages may benefit some people who are at high-risk for liver disease

About one in 35 adult Americans is at high risk of coronary heart disease

About one in 35 adult Americans is at high risk of coronary heart disease

Dark chocolate and cocoa may help arterial stiffness

Dark chocolate and cocoa may help arterial stiffness

Statins should not be considered as a stand-alone wonder-drug in the fight against heart disease

Statins should not be considered as a stand-alone wonder-drug in the fight against heart disease

One person per week dies in British hospitality industry from passive smoking

One person per week dies in British hospitality industry from passive smoking

Exposure to nicotine may change adolescents' brains and behavior

Exposure to nicotine may change adolescents' brains and behavior

Risk of artery plaques increased by use of HIV drugs

Risk of artery plaques increased by use of HIV drugs

National effort to detect life-threatening non-cardiac vascular diseases

National effort to detect life-threatening non-cardiac vascular diseases

UK Government running out of excuses for not acting to implement a ban on smoking in public places

UK Government running out of excuses for not acting to implement a ban on smoking in public places

100,000 fewer New Yorkers smoking

100,000 fewer New Yorkers smoking

Fewer pregnant women in Washington are smoking

Fewer pregnant women in Washington are smoking

Cardiovascular disease in parents is a major predictor of offspring having a heart attack or stroke

Cardiovascular disease in parents is a major predictor of offspring having a heart attack or stroke

Zocor Heart Pro to be available over the counter

Zocor Heart Pro to be available over the counter

United States signs Tobacco Control Treaty

United States signs Tobacco Control Treaty

What's the fourth biggest killer in America? Over 51% of Americans don't know either

What's the fourth biggest killer in America? Over 51% of Americans don't know either

Scientists tackle the decline in male fertility

Scientists tackle the decline in male fertility