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Fact or Fiction: What to Know About Smoking Cessation and Medications

[embedded content] Español  Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, resulting in more than 480,000 deaths annually. Almost 70 percent of current smokers report wanting to quit smoking, but quitting can be hard and often takes multiple attempts. A variety of FDA-approved medications are… Read More »

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CBD for cancer: Everything you need to know

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of many cannabinoids in the cannabis plant gaining popularity in the world of natural medicine because it appears to offer the body many benefits. While there is some debate around the topic, some people suggest using CBD in the treatment of cancer. Although it is too early to make any… Read More »

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FDA: Robotic Surgery For Breast, Cervical Cancer? What You Need To Know

Pictured here is a da Vinci Surgical System. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) Most likely, you are not a grape. Grapes don’t tend to read articles. Therefore, even though “they did surgery on a grape”, that doesn’t necessarily mean that robotic surgery should be at your breast or at your cervix just yet. The U.S. Food and… Read More »

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