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Fewer American Adults Are Smoking Than Ever Before

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Smoking hits all-time low in US

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures ...

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US Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fewer than 14 percent of American adults smoked cigarettes in 2017, the lowest level seen since data collection started in 1965, government health officials reported Tuesday. “Certainly, it is fantastic that the U.S. smoking rates continue to drop,” said Dr. Adam Lackey, chief of thoracic surgery at Staten Island University Hospital. “I suspect ...

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After Opioid Overdose, Only 30 Percent Get Medicine To Treat Addiction

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Dogs versus cats: Scientists reveal which one is smarter

Scientists finally reveal who’s smarter: dogs or cats. (Credit: iStock)  (This content is subject to copyright.) A dog’s bark is only a ruff means of communication. Instead, we should be looking at its wiggles and squirms. Jumping up. Rolling over. Lifting paws. It’s all doggie behavior that makes them so endearing. But they’re actually trying to talk to us. Researchers ...

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Video shows ER doctor mock man during anxiety attack: 'He must be dead!'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Video shows ER doctor mock man during anxiety attack: ‘He must be dead!’  fox13now.com VIDEO: ER doctor seen mocking, cursing at patient suspended  WTVD-TV Doctor who asked patient ‘are you dead?’ suspended after viral video  9news.com.au ‘Are you dead, sir?’ doctor asks patient in video that led to her removal from Los Gatos hospital  The Mercury News Full coverage ...

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World Health Organization says video game addiction is a disease. Why American psychiatrists don't

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Smoking rate in US hits all-time low

NEW YORK — Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low. About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures show it’s continuing, said K. ...

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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of American adults light up

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