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France to ban electronic cigarettes in public

  • June 03, 2013 | Media 24

France will ban electronic cigarette smoking in public places by imposing the same curbs enforced since 2007 to combat tobacco smoking, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said on Friday.

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Targeting lung cancer genes improves outcome: study

  • June 03, 2013 | Media 24

Lung cancer patients who received a drug designed to target a genetic dysfunction lived longer with fewer side effects than those who received traditional chemotherapy, a study showed.

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Childhood abuse tied to food addiction in women

  • June 03, 2013 | Media 24

Tendency to overeat is nearly double for those victimized as kids.

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Probiotics with antibiotics may prevent diarrhoea

  • June 03, 2013 | Media 24

Taking “good” bacteria known as probiotics may help prevent diarrhoea brought on by a tough-to-treat infection that often results from taking antibiotics.

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Flip-Flops may put you on path to foot trouble

  • June 03, 2013 | Media 24

Wearing flimsy footwear for certain activities, or too often, can lead to problems, expert advises.

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Smaller isn’t always sexier for the female foot

  • June 03, 2013 | Media 24

A new study has found a big preference for large-footed women in an Indonesian tribe, and elsewhere.

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Men in red have higher testosterone levels

  • June 03, 2013 | Media 24

Athletes choose to wear red to show dominance and aggression, a British study suggests.

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Health24.com | Truly embarrassing doctors’ visits

  • April 05, 2013 | Media 24

You have a bad case of oral thrush or genital herpes. The thought of telling your doctor makes you feel even worse. Here’s how to do it.

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