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C.E. Huggins

Pot-smoking style linked to addiction risk

28 Mar 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Marijuana smokers' behavior is more important than the potency of their pot or how much of the psychoactive ingredient THC they take in for predicting who will become dependent, according to a small new study.

Black-white disparities widening in U.S. breast cancer deaths

21 Mar 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In the largest cities in the U.S., death rates from breast cancer have dropped across the board over 20 years, but far less so for black women than whites, according to a new analysis.

Pregnancy not the best time to lose weight: study

21 Feb 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese women who gain too few pounds, or even lose weight, during pregnancy may be putting their unborn child at risk, a new study suggests.

Physical activity levels low among ‘healthy' smokers

13 Feb 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smokers without signs of lung disease may be raising their chances of developing lung problems and other health issues by being couch potatoes, Brazilian researchers say.

Sleep may suffer among teens from single-parent homes

17 Jan 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenagers living in single-parent households may have more difficulty getting a good night's sleep than their peers growing up with both parents, a new study suggests.

Is it wise to be grateful?

10 Jan 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At all ages, wisdom and a sense of gratitude appear to go hand in hand, especially for women, according to a recent study.

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