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Lifestyle Choices Key to a Longer Life

Smoking - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 04:50

A new study has found that people who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogram of weight they carry. The study, from researchers at the University of Edinburgh, also found that education leads to a longer life, with almost a year added for each year spent studying beyond school.

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California rolls out website to cut through cannabis haze

Smoking - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:57

Denny owns Elevated 916, a smoke shop in north Sacramento that sells tobacco products and smoking accessories. But many of her customers don't limit their smoking to tobacco.

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Alert over smoking link to bladder cancer

Smoking - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 20:55

Experts on bladder cancer believe more needs to be done to highlight the strong link between the disease and smoking. About 830 people a year are diagnosed with bladder cancer in Scotland and smoking is the main avoidable risk factor.

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Tarrant-County 41 mins ago 6:56 p.m.Smoking in Fort Worth bars could be stubbed out in new ordinance

Smoking - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:58

Smoking in bars in Fort Worth may soon come to an end as city leaders plan to take another look at adding it to the list of public places where smoking is banned. The push comes from Mayor Betsy Price, who said she's been feeling the pressure from advocates of a smoke-free ordinance.

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Common myths of infertility busted

Smoking - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 13:10

A fitness regime is very important to balance out the calories we consume because here we are painfully aware of the pounds we pile on. A fitness regime is very important to balance out the calories we consume because here we are painfully aware of the pounds we pile on.

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Passive smoking and children

Smoking - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 08:27

A by-law aimed at protecting children from passive smoking - including in private places like their homes - has been enacted in Tokyo. The first prefecture-level measure of its kind calls on people not to smoke inside rooms or vehicles in which children under 18 are present.

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Add a year to life with each stone shed, obese are told

Smoking - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 03:54

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Proposal aimed at smoking ordinance

Smoking - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 23:28

Last weekend, she chose not to light up a cigarette during the Seymour Oktoberfest to keep other people, especially kids, from having to breathe in her secondhand smoke. She and her husband, Bryan, who also is a smoker, say they choose not to smoke in their own home to protect their children from exposure to secondhand smoke.

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No butts about it

Smoking - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:53

"This notice of motion is expanding to include e-cigarettes or vaping, the smoking of cannabis and the smoking of hookah pipes to be amended and implemented into our smoking bylaw 5192," said Mayor Fraser Tolmie. Tolmie announced the modifications during Monday's regular council meeting.

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The USM campus in Hattiesburg will be tobacco-free in 2018. Photo credit WDAM.

Smoking - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:05

The new policy was a student government-led initiative that got support from the Faculty Senate and the Staff Council. "No smoking, no oral tobaccos, so like your dip and you snuff, your chew tobacco," said Kayla Johnson, health educator and promotions coordinator for USM's Moffitt Health Center.

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Tobacco Companies Snuff Smoke, But Health Benefits Still Hazy

Smoking - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:17

Smoking: It's bad for you. Take the smoke out of smoking, though, and you might be on to something.

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Chelan-Douglas Trends | Share of teens smoking in the last 30 days

Smoking - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 08:31

Nearly a quarter of high school students in the U.S. smoke cigarettes. Another 8 percent use smokeless tobacco.

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Study reveals potential new treatment for postpartum smokers

Smoking - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 04:35

Women who took replacement progesterone after giving birth had decreased cravings to smoke and were more likely to stay off cigarettes, according to a new Yale study that assessed the use of progesterone as a treatment for postpartum smoking relapse. The study, conducted by Ariadna Forray, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale, found that progesterone treatment reduced smoking craving and slowed the rate of cigarette relapse in postpartum women .

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Aharon Adibekyan advises single smoking women not to lose moment and to marry

Smoking - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 00:20

On October 12, Armenia marks the National Day of fight against Smoking. Armenia has joined the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which aims to protect current and future generations from the effects of tobacco and exposure to smoking.

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Being in shape may not protect your heart

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 22:08

Jason Lathrop was training for a solo backpacking trip in 2015 when he started to feel a creaking sensation in his knees during morning runs near his home in Portland, Ore. Expecting to learn that he'd torn his meniscus or strained a ligament, he went to his doctor, who told him his knees were just fine.

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The Government Is Spending Over 200K To Get Gay Teens To Stop Smoking

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 17:34

The government is dolling out well over $200,000 on a project intended to encourage gay teenagers to stop smoking because gay, queer, and LGBTQ people allegedly suffer more tobacco addiction than straight people. The National Institute of Health gave the grant money to the University of California to conduct the project, which began in August according to the Free Beacon .

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Smoking and its consequences cause multi-million losses to Armenian economy

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:18

YEREVAN, October 12. /ARKA/. Smoking and its consequences cause multi-million losses to the Armenian economy, the head of the Institute of Children and Adolescent Health Sergey Sargsyan, said to a news conference.

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Increasing Awareness about the Harmful Effects of Smoking to Foster...

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:18

E-cigarette consists of battery BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, October 12, 2017 / EINPresswire.com / -- " E-cigarette & Vaporizer Market : Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2024" The global e-cigarette & vaporizer market is segmented into product type such as disposable e-cigarette, rechargeable e-cigarette, e-go and tanks e-cigarette, personal vaporizers and mods. Among these segments, rechargeable e-cigarette segment is expected to occupy the top position in the market.

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Treacherous correlation in the brain from smoking

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:53

Out with the cigarette pack, put a cigarette in the mouth and light up. That is a well-known action for a smoker and, at the same time, behavior which has a stronger connection to actual drug dependency than was previously believed, research at the Sahlgrenska Academy has revealed.

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Cigar shop opens in downtown Decatur

Smoking - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:03

Melanie King holds a Gurkha Beauty cigar at Daddy Duke Cigars on Grant Street. More photos at decaturdaily.com .

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