US Launches New Batch Of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
NEW YORK (AP) — Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off tobacco, saying they believe the last effort convinced tens of thousands to quit.Continued ...
Scooter ads face scrutiny from government doctors
WASHINGTON — TV ads show smiling seniors enjoying an "active" lifestyle on a motorized scooter, taking in the sights at the Grand Canyon, fishing on a pier and high-fiving their grandchildren at a baseball game.Continued ...
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Early number sense plays role in later math skills
WASHINGTON — We know a lot about how babies learn to talk, and youngsters learn to read. Now scientists are unraveling the earliest building blocks of math — and what children know about numbers as they begin first grade seems to play a big role in how well they do everyday calculations later on.Continued ...
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria called CRE small in number but seen as deadly threat
CHICAGO - A family of drug-resistant bacteria that experts say kills up to 50 percent of people infected is spreading, prompting doctors and public health officials to step up efforts to protect patients.Continued ...
- US Launches New Batch Of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads