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For Kate Kelland's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Is nicotine addiction bad for your health?

/ May 30, 2015

Is nicotine addiction bad for your health?

Since he ditched Marlboro Lights five years ago, Daniel's fix is fruit-flavored nicotine gum that comes in neat, pop-out strips. He gets through 12 to 15 pieces a day and says he has "packets of the stuff" stashed all over. But he doesn't see ...

Benefits of parkrun go well beyond physical

/ Oct 4, 2014

Benefits of parkrun go well beyond physical

The thousands of Britons who take to their local green space each week for a mass 5 km parkrun can expect to reap health benefits well beyond losing 1 kg and lowering their blood pressure. Scientists who have studied the mass participation events, which from ...

/ Aug 3, 2014

Trains, planes and viruses: How Ebola can spread

For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, it is not about complex virology and genotyping, but about how contagious microbes — like humans — use planes, bikes and taxis to spread. So far, authorities have taken no action to limit international travel ...