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Want to quit smoking? Try puzzles
Engaging in exciting or 'self-expanding' activities, such as puzzle-solving, games, or hobbies with one's partner can reduce craving for nicotine, helping smokers kick the butt, a new study has found. Researchers including Arthur Aron, a Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at Stony Brook University, based the findings on a neuroimaging study using functional magnetic...
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Reports of e-cigarette injury rise
Researchers say brain is at its best at 24
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The fifth largest killer in the country, air pollution-related diseases have been claiming 6.2 lakh lives every year. From asthma to bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it is the children and the elderly who are the worst-hit
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An experimental vaginal gel shows promise in protecting women from being infected with the HIV virus even if...
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Want to quit smoking? Try puzzles
Engaging in exciting or 'self-expanding' activities, such as puzzle-solving, games, or hobbies with...
Whoopi Goldberg debuts as weed columnist
Reports of e-cigarette injury rise
Researchers say brain is at its best at 24
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Last Word  |  Binayak & Ilina Sen
Sorry state to glory state
The recent attacks on poll personnel and security forces that accompanied the elections in Chhattisgarh have raised many questions about the prevalent political and social discourse. In one incident, security forces ...  
Power Point  |  Sachidananda Murthy
Handpicked team
Two months ago, the Congress high command sent a disturbing signal to partymen when it nominated Kumari Selja, Union minister for social justice and empowerment, to the Rajya Sabha. Selja had won four Lok Sabha ...  
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