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New national study finds boxing injuries on the rise; youth head...

The risk and nature of injury in the sport of boxing has generated a great deal of controversy in the medical community, especially in relation to youth boxing. A new study, conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy...

Campus-community interventions successful in reducing college drinking

San Diego, CA, November 10, 2010 -- Heavy drinking among college students results in over 1800 deaths each year, as well as 590,000 unintentional injuries, almost 700,000 assaults and more than 97,000 victims of sexual assaults. In a new study publ...

When docs counsel weight loss, it’s style that makes a difference

DURHAM, N.C. -- Most doctors are spending a good deal of time counseling their patients about diet and weight loss, but for the most part, it isn't making any difference, according to a new study appearing in the American Journal of Preventive Medi...

Snuff, smoking hold adjacent risks

As tobacco companies campaign to promote smokeless tobacco as a safer alternative to cigarettes, many smokers who take up snuff in an effort to quit instead end up using both products, according to a Florida researcher. Further, nonsmokers who use snuff are more likely than those who don't to eventually begin smoking.

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