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How to quit smoking: 5 actions you can take now to stop

Cigarettes have chemicals that can make this addiction particularly insidious. Despite the steep uphill battle, the addiction can be overcome. Here are five actions you can take to help you or a loved one quit smoking and enjoy a healthier life: 1. Focus on how to ‘stay quit’ The goal …

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How to quit smoking: 5 actions you can take now to stop

Cigarettes have chemicals that can make this addiction particularly insidious. Despite the steep uphill battle, the addiction can be overcome. Here are five actions you can take to help you or a loved one quit smoking and enjoy a healthier life: 1. Focus on how to ‘stay quit’ The goal …

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Miscarriage and men: Changing how we talk about loss

The Santa Rosa, California, couple had spent months imagining what and who their baby would become. In an instant, those hopes and dreams were gone. They wept. They cursed fate. They wondered again and again: Why us? Why our child? Friends and family members showed up to support them in …

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Brain implant helps man ‘speak’ through a computer

They’re calling it a neuroprosthesis, and while it’s only one patient for now, the team at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) hopes their device may help other paralyzed people communicate. “To our knowledge, this is the first successful demonstration of direct decoding of full words from the brain …

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The importance of being vaccinated

It has been neck and neck for a while, and honestly, I was ready to cheer a vaccine victory. We nearly dropped to an average of fewer than 10,000 new cases a day, an important number because, according to President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci, that number …

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Drug overdose deaths hit highest number ever recorded

More than 93,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2020, according to provisional data released by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. That’s a 29.4% increase from the 72,151 deaths projected for 2019. “Overdose deaths from synthetic opioids (primarily fentanyl) and psychostimulants such as methamphetamine also increased in 2020 …

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