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More than 5 percent of all strokes and heart attacks in Sweden are associated with smokeless-tobacco use, according to a research review that confirmed a

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The vast majority of U.S. paper money in circulation contains traces of cocaine, a new study finds. CNN reported Aug. 18 that researchers found that

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A study of 1,700 women concluded that those who drank moderate amounts of beer had stronger bones than nondrinkers, although researchers said it might be

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Most alcoholics start drinking during their teen years, but the disease can also strike those who begin using alcohol at a younger age — and

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More than 25 states as well as Washington, D.C., are exploring alternative-sentencing methods and revamping probation and parole programs to cut the rising cost of

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A South Carolina county court ruled that the state’s law barring those under 21 from possessing or drinking alcohol is unconstitutional, WIS reported July 14. Judge

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Low-income and minority communities receive two-thirds of all health grants made in the U.S., suggesting that much of the money is going where it is

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Some bars in Victoria, British Columbia are requiring patrons to swipe their ID cards, then using the data collected to compile and enforce a blacklist

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Patients taking the stop-smoking drugs Chantix and Zyban/Wellbutrin should be closely monitored for symptoms of serious mental illness that could lead to the risk of

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Both U.S. corporations and community foundations increased their giving to nonprofits in 2008 despite a worsening economy, although the trend may not continue, experts say.

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