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Health Highlights: Nov. 4, 2022​

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter

Low-nicotine cigarettes won't leave smokers agitated. Cigarettes with nicotine at 5% of the normal dose can help anxious or depressed smokers quit, without adding to the mood or anxiety problems that led them to smoke in the first place, a new study finds. Read more

Nasal swab might gauge severity of child's RSV infection. In a study, greater damage to cells lining the inside of the nostrils correlated to longer stays in a pediatric ICU. Read more

FDA warns against potential dangers of infant head-shaping pillows. Besides being unapproved for any purpose, the pillows can create an unsafe sleep environment for infants, potentially contributing to the risk of suffocation and death. Read more

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