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FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:24:52 GMT
More Than 7 Percent of Kids on Behavioral Meds

A new survey finds that 7.5 percent of children aged 617 are taking some sort of prescription medicine for emotional or behavioral difficulties.Its a first look at the problem, and supports evidence that more and more U.S.







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:09:16 GMT
Lose those batwings! 5 weeks, 5 exercises for arms and shoulders

Get tank top ready from home with this upper body workout designed by certified trainer Jessica Smith. All youll need is a set of dumbbells (3-10 pounds) or similar weighted objects (such as two 16-ounce water bottles).







Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:15:59 GMT
College-Educated Brains Recover Better From Injury, Study Suggests

A college education may do a lot more than provide better job opportunities it may also make brains more resilient to trauma, a new study suggests.







Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:07:58 GMT
Men Keep Undies For 7 Years, Don't Change Everyday

Researchers report the average man keeps a pair of underwear for 7 years, and that 22 percent of the men admit to not changing their underpants every day. KPNX's Kevin Kennedy reports.







Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:06:14 GMT
Study: Paper Money Hosts Hundreds of Bacteria

A new study finds cash is covered in hundreds of different types of bacteria, including pneumonia. KFYR's Sarabeth Ackerman reports.







Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:06:14 GMT
Dishing Up Hep A: Should Food Workers Be Vaccinated?

The sushi was delicious, as far as Luther Smith remembers. It was only later, after he developed hepatitis A spread by an infected food handler, that the Harlem, N.Y., man was left with far more than a bad taste in his mouth.I was shivering. I was achy.







Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:44:23 GMT
Muffin top-melting recipes: Joy Bauer's fiery popcorn, chocolate pudding, more

During our"6 Months to a 6-Pack Challenge," TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer shared ab-friendly lunch sandwiches,dinner options,guilt-free comfort foods and now stress eating solutions.Are you feeling stressed? Don't grab the chips!







Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:13:40 GMT
Michigan Man Among First Recipients of 'Bionic Eye'

A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years.







Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:27:07 GMT
9 foods to 'spring clean' your diet

Want to wring out your system as part of the annual spring cleaning? Skip the weird (and often dangerous) detox diets or cleanses. You can get rid of toxins and purify your body simply by adding these foods into your everyday eating plan.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:14:34 GMT
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