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As Beverly Hills weighs tobacco ban, aficionados rally behind a '...

LOS ANGELES -- The city of Beverly Hills is expected to approve what officials say is the most stringent tobacco ban in the country, eliminating the sale of virtually all recreational nicotine products -- with one very Beverly Hills exception.

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Ford begins final round of US layoffs

DETROIT -- The first of 500 U.S. Ford Motor Co. salaried employees are expected to be notified in meetings Tuesday that they're being let go.

Ford's operations in Dearborn were quiet Tuesday morning ahead of the last round of white-collar job ...Read More

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Women's wellness: Menopause misconceptions

Menopause marks the end of a woman's fertility. By definition, it occurs one year after a woman's last menstrual period. While menopausecan happen in a woman's 40s or 50s, the average age is 51 in the U.S. Jacqueline Thielen, M.D., a women's ...Read More


Ramadan fasting can conflict with diabetes and other medical concerns

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is integral in the lives of Muslims, but it's not always safe for everyone to participate.

Some health-care providers may not understand the religious importance of fasting during Ramadan...Read More

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