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Binge Drinking May Increase Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke in the Following Week

A new study suggests having six to nine drinks in one day nearly doubles the risk of heart attack and stroke over the following week. Just having one drink was found to increase the risk of cardiovascular problems over the next 24 hours, according to Reuters. However, having two to…

Newest CDC Anti-Smoking Campaign Once Again Features Graphic Ads

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week unveiled its latest anti-smoking campaign, which features real people talking about smoking in tough and often frightening terms. A previous anti-tobacco ad campaign featuring graphic images helped 100,000 people quit smoking, the CDC said in September. The latest “Tips From Former…