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Report: Binge Drinking Is Costly To Society

A report out this week says for excessive binge drinking, the cost to society works out to about $2 per drink — beyond what it costs to actually buy the alcohol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011

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CDC: Lung Cancer Rates Decline Nationwide

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a continuing decline in lung cancer rates among men, and a promising decline among women.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011

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CDC: Smokers Are Smoking Less

Fewer American adults are smoking cigarettes, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also, daily smokers are smoking fewer cigarettes each day, it says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2011

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Report: More Americans Rely Solely On Cell Phones

Government estimates show that at least 30 percent of adults in ten states are ditching traditional landlines to rely entirely on cell phones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011


CDC: Salmonella Responsible For Turkey Burger Recall Is Drug-Resistant

Remember the massive Jennie-O Turkey Burger recall from last weekend? Now, the CDC is reporting the outbreak strain of Salmonella Hadar bacteria responsible for the contamination is resistant to many commonly prescribed antibiotics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011