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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Cost to battle cancer continues to riseHOUSTON - The cost to battle cancer increases year after year. The rising price
Cost to battle cancer continues to rise
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 14 days ago
HOUSTON - The cost to battle cancer increases year after year. The rising price for treatment provides incentive for newer and better medicines, but these drugs can also leave patients bankrupt. Programs designed to help patients afford their... Read more
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asianage
Most Americans support ‘smart’ gunsNearly 60 per cent of Americans are willing to purchase a childproof gun that i
Most Americans support ‘smart’ guns
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
Nearly 60 per cent of Americans are willing to purchase a childproof gun that is only operable in the hands of an authorised user, a new survey suggests, debunking the widely used argument by the gun lobby that there is no market for “smart”... Read more
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asianage
Most Americans support �smart' gunsNearly 60 per cent of Americans are willing to purchase a childproof gun that i
Most Americans support �smart' guns
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
Nearly 60 per cent of Americans are willing to purchase a childproof gun that is only operable in the hands of an authorised user, a new survey suggests, debunking the widely used argument by the gun lobby that there is no market for “smart”... Read more
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Science Daily
Survey: Most Americans support smart gunsIn addition to high overall support, the survey found that four in 10 gun owner
Survey: Most Americans support smart guns
Science Daily / Posted 14 days ago
In addition to high overall support, the survey found that four in 10 gun owners and 56 percent of political conservatives surveyed are willing to purchase a smart gun, debunking the widely used argument by gun manufacturers and gun groups that there... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Most U.S. Citizens Support 'Smart' Guns: SurveyNEW YORK: Nearly 60 percent of U.S. citizens will purchase a 'smart' or childpr
Most U.S. Citizens Support 'Smart' Guns: Survey
SiliconIndia / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK: Nearly 60 percent of U.S. citizens will purchase a 'smart' or childproof gun - a weapon that is only operable in the hands of an authorised user, says a latest survey. The survey by Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public... Read more
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Medical News Today
Smart guns: 60% of Americans would buy onePersonalized or childproof guns that can only be used by a specific owner, pote
Smart guns: 60% of Americans would buy one
Medical News Today / Posted 14 days ago
Personalized or childproof guns that can only be used by a specific owner, potentially saving countless lives and preventing accidents involving children, could be viable in the US market, according to research published in the American Journal of... Read more
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New Kerala
Most US citizens support 'smart' gunsNew York, Jan 22 : Nearly 60 percent of US citizens will purchase a "smart" or
Most US citizens support 'smart' guns
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
New York, Jan 22 : Nearly 60 percent of US citizens will purchase a "smart" or childproof gun - a weapon that is only operable in the hands of an authorised user, says a latest survey. The survey by Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of... Read more
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Science Daily
Ads for candy-flavored e-cigarettes could encourage vaping among school childrenE-cigarettes are now the most commonly consumed nicotine product amongst childr
Ads for candy-flavored e-cigarettes could encourage vaping among school children
Science Daily / Posted 18 days ago
E-cigarettes are now the most commonly consumed nicotine product amongst children in countries with strong tobacco control policies. In the USA, the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey found that e-cigarette use tripled from 2013 to 2014 amongst high... Read more
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Science Daily
Medicaid tobacco cessation: Big gaps remain in efforts to get smokers to quit: Only 10 percent of Medicaid smokers get anti-smoking medication, new study says"These data show that most Medicaid programs could do much more to help smokers
Medicaid tobacco cessation: Big gaps remain in efforts to get smokers to quit: Only 10 percent of Medicaid smokers get anti-smoking medication, new study says
Science Daily / Posted 29 days ago
"These data show that most Medicaid programs could do much more to help smokers quit," said Leighton Ku, PhD, MPH, professor and interim chair of the department of health policy and management at Milken Institute SPH and the lead author of the study.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Local health departments could play vital role in tackling mental health issues in U.S.Local health departments could play a significant role in tackling mental healt
Local health departments could play vital role in tackling mental health issues in U.S.
News-Medical-Net / Posted 30 days ago
Local health departments could play a significant role in tackling mental health issues in the United States, according to a recent study conducted by faculty in Drexel's Dornsife School of Public Health. Local health departments are government... Read more

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