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Study: Eating Nuts Is Tied To Lower Risk Of Death

Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause — during a 30-year Harvard study.

11/20/2013

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Study: High Blood Pressure Increasing In Kids

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – As kids waistlines are expanding, so is their intake of salty foods. A recent study found high blood pressure in American youth is increasing, putting youth at risk for […]

07/21/2013

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Call To Raise Cigarette Tax

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Health and youth advocates want Connecticut lawmakers to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by 95 cents to deter smoking. Advocates on Wednesday released the results of a statewide […]

05/15/2013

MIT researchers are looking to imitate nature in the medical field. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

MIT Creating Porcupine-Inspired Medical Needles

Engineers are creating medical needles and adhesives that emulate barb-tipped porcupine quills.

12/12/2012

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