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Stoptober: How I stopped smoking for good

I have conquered several bad habits in my lifetime - chief among them a love of expensive moisturiser, eating with my fingers and promiscuity - but nothing felt quite the same as stopping smoking. I am using the word stopping deliberately; giving up implies that I am something losing out on something by no longer smoking, when quite the opposite is true.

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Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S.

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How fruit drinks are causing tooth decay in toddlers

More than one in ten children under the age of three have tooth decay according to statistics published by Public Health England. The figures show that an average of three teeth in these children were decayed, missing or filled. This is shocking, although not surprising considering children of all age groups exceed the the current recommendations for added sugar.

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