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Quarter of homes in the US now have only wireless phones, no landlines


April 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that more than a quarter of homes in the United States now have only a wireless phone, and no "landline."That percentage doubled in ... Read more...

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More Americans are taking vitamin supplements


April 18th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has reported that the use of vitamin supplements has increased in adult Americans. The report was compiled between the ... Read more...

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U.S. Teen Birth Rates At All Time Low, Survey Reveals


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. survey experts were stunned to see a recent survey, which states that birth rate in United States fell to its lowest point in 2009. ... Read more...

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U.S. teen birth rate falls to all time low


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) -- The 2009 birth rate for U.S. teens aged 15 to 19 years fell to its lowest level in 70 years, according to a report from the Centers ... Read more...

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Living together before marriage doesn’t increase divorce risk: Study


March 4th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 4 (ANI): Living together before marriage does not increase chances of divorce, a new study claims.The new report from the National Center for Health Statistics, based on the ... Read more...

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Exposure to lead, tobacco smoke ups ADHD risk


November 23rd, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new research conducted at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center suggests that children's exposure to tobacco smoke while still in the mother's womb and lead during childhood ... Read more...

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1 in 8 female students at Chicago High School ‘pregnant’


October 17th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): One in eight of Chicago High School's female students are pregnant, it has been revealed.CBS2Chicago.com has reported that out of the 800 female students at Paul Robeson High ... Read more...

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Insufficient vitamin D levels ‘up older adults’ risk of dying from heart disease’


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Vitamin D plays a vital role in reducing the risk of death associated with older age, says a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver ... Read more...

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Eight in 10 Americans get married at least once by age 40


July 1st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): For Americans, the probability of getting married by the age of 40 is more than 80 percent, reveals new federal data.The prospects of a first marriage by 40 ... Read more...

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16 and Pregnant- Dont Rush For It


June 20th, 2009 - 3:36 am ICT by GD
Premiering Thursday, June 18th, the new episode of 16 and Pregnant aired on MTV, bringing us face to face to another teen mom. The concept already popular for decades in the ... Read more...

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Smoking, high BP, obesity: Leading causes of death in US


April 28th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Smoking, high blood pressure and being overweight-these are the top three preventable risk factors for premature mortality in the United States, according to a new study.Led by researchers ... Read more...

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Sunshine vitamin can protect against common cold


February 24th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Vitamin D a.k.a sunshine vitamin can protect people against common cold, a new study has found.Investigators from the University of Colorado Denver (UC Denver) School of Medicine, ... Read more...

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Smoking linked to most male cancer deaths


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): Smoking led to 70 per cent of the cancer deaths among Massachusetts men in 2003, much higher than the previous estimate of 34 per cent in 2001, ... Read more...

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Metabolic syndrome increases colorectal cancer risk by 75pc


October 7th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Metabolic syndrome can significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new study. Dr. Donald Garrow and Dr. Mark Delegge of the Medical University of ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants may impair driving ability


August 18th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) People prescribed antidepressants seem to have less control over driving than people who don't and depressed people on antidepressants are much worse off driving. University of North Dakota ... Read more...

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Babies of teenage fathers are more likely to be affected by birth problems


February 7th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): A new research has cited that babies born to teenage fathers have an increased risk of having birth problems ranging from pre-term delivery or low birth weight, to ... Read more...

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