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Could Hong Kong teach China to quit smoking?

(AP) -- Nearly one in three smokers worldwide lights up in China, where cigarettes - commonly given as gifts - are so tightly woven into the culture, some believe it's an impossible habit to kick. But a new report suggests ...

dateMar 26, 2010 in Health
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Call for AIDS denialists to be held accountable

Despite irrefutable proof that HIV treatments have proven benefits, AIDS denialists continue to deny their value. In a paper just published online in Springer's journal AIDS and Behavior, Professor Myron Essex and Dr. Pride ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Physicians' moods affect quality of care: study

A new study by a researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) reveals that physicians' moods impact the number of prescriptions, referrals and lab tests ordered, as well as the amount of time they spend talking ...

dateJan 11, 2010 in Health
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