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New Zealand to Phase Out Cigarette Sales Nationwide

December 15, 2021

Cravings for coffee and cigarettes are strong. However, since smoking was increasingly linked to cancer from the 1940s to the 1960s, anti-smoking campaigns have become more popular. New Zealand will raise its smoking age gradually until cigarette sales are obsolete. […]

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Reviewing Autism as Diagnoses in Children Continue to Rise

December 9, 2021

One in 44 children has been diagnosed with autism, according to recent data. This is up from one in 54 children in 2016, which experts attribute to more year-over-year awareness and services provided. Autism spectrum disorders hinder social and empathetic abilities. […]

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Food and Drug Administration Recommends Lower Sodium Levels

October 21, 2021

Salty foods may soon be less salty as the FDA has advised lower sodium levels overall. Reduced amounts of the common mineral can lead to lower rates of cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases. Sodium and potassium are high-profile electrolytes. […]

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