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Two lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015: study

The two most common chronic lung diseases claimed 3.6 million lives worldwide in 2015, according to a tally published Thursday in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. About 3.2 million people succumbed that year to chronic...

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How Twitter can help smokers quit

Helping smokers quit with Twitter A new study has found that subjects in one of the first real-time, fully-automated, Twitter-based smoking intervention programmes – Tweet2Quit – were twice as successful at kicking the habit...