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Health Exercise trends: explanations, benefits and consequences: part 2 Exercise trends: explanations, benefits and consequences: part 2
This is the second part of a two-part series on Google’s most searched exercises. The three I discuss here are “Ab Workouts,” “7-Minute Workout” and “Kettlebell Workouts.” Previously, I explained the “Insanity Workout” and “CrossFit.”
Health 'Around 90 percent of people who smoke started before age 18' 'Around 90 percent of people who smoke started before age 18'(Video)
More than 20 million Americans have died from smoking over the last 50 years, and health officials say teens today are even more vulnerable than ever before.

"Around 90 percent of people who smoke started before the age of 18,” said Jason Davis of Lane County Public Health.

A Eugene teen smoking during his lunch break at school says he started when he was 10 years old.
Health Insurance through work? Health law affects you too Insurance through work? Health law affects you too
The health care overhaul's reach stretches far beyond the millions of uninsured Americans it is expected to help. It also could touch everything from the drug choices to doctor bills of people who have insurance through work.
Health Exercise trends: explanations, benefits and consequences: part 1 Exercise trends: explanations, benefits and consequences: part 1
Every year Google releases its most searched terms, and this year they have “exercise” as a category. So in this column and the following one I’m going to explore five workouts: the “Insanity Workout,” “CrossFit,” “Ab Workouts,” “7-Minute Workout” and “Kettlebell Workouts.”
Health Feds crack down on 4 bogus weight loss aids Feds crack down on 4 bogus weight loss aids
Makers of a weight loss additive called Sensa will return more than $26 million to consumers to settle federal charges that the company used deceptive advertising claiming that consumers could lose weight by simply sprinkling the powder on their food.
Health New drug approvals from FDA declined in 2013 New drug approvals from FDA declined in 2013
The Food and Drug Administration approved 27 first-of-a-kind drugs in 2013, down from 39 new medications in 2012, which was a 15-year high.
Health Vitamin E may slow Alzheimer's disease progression Vitamin E may slow Alzheimer's disease progression
Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease - the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage.