Archive: 09/18/2006

Is snuff the answer to quitting smoking?

Researchers in Washington say smokeless tobacco is much safer than cigarettes but the jury is out on whether smokers should be encouraged to switch habits.

Sep 18, 2006
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New moms who quit smoking fear weight gain

Researchers in Pittsburgh say nicotine addiction does not explain why so many women who quit smoking during pregnancy resume the habit after delivery.

Sep 18, 2006
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British troops get untested drug

British troops in Iraq and Afghanistan are being treated with an experimental blood-clotting drug that has not been fully tested, it was reported Saturday.

Sep 18, 2006
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A proposed IVF ban could lower twin births

With increasing numbers of twins swamping intensive care units, British women may soon be barred from having twins through in vitro fertilization treatment.

Sep 18, 2006
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