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This can be done on a television , laptop, tablet, computer or smartphone. The study involved 423 young adults who were 18- to 25-years-old, with an average age of 22 years. Binge viewing is when people watch an excessive amount of the same TV programme in one sitting. The researchers observed that a large part of the trend is the good quality of the shows being put out.
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    Study identifies link between e-cigarette and tobacco use in school children

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    Results reveal that among those who have never tried cigarettes but have vaped, 34.4 per cent light up a year later. "But it's not - smoking amongst young people in the United Kingdom is at an all-time low". The vast majority of the children were non-smokers, but a third had experimented with e-cigarettes. The scientific paper raises the question that the adolescents who tried e-cigarettes would have tried smoking anyway, whether e-cigarettes were available or not? Cristine Delnevo, the ...
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    Two prominent supporters who have worked with the Trump team - speaking on condition of anonymity so as not to antagonize the president - say they worry the self-inflicted Charlottesville controversy will only make it harder for the White House to get tax reform, health care, infrastructure, or anything else critical to his agenda out of Congress.
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    Australian researchers may have found cure to dreaded peanut allergy

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    Australian scientists say they may have uncovered the key to combatting peanut allergies in children, and it comes in the form of a probiotic. "We had children who came into the study allergic to peanuts, having to avoid peanuts in their diet, being very vigilant around that, carrying a lot of anxiety", she said.
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  • HHS Awards Money to Aid 1333 Health Centers

    HHS Awards Money to Aid 1333 Health Centers

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    George Sigounas said . The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that almost $105 million has been awarded to 1,333 health centers nationally - including 16 in CT that will share $1.8 million - as an investment in quality improvement.