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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

New Jersey's raising the smoking age is an experiment worth trying

NEW JERSEY'S Senate approved a raise in the legal smoking age from 19 to 21 last week, pushing the groundbreaking experiment in public health one step closer to fruition.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

'Let's fight loneliness'

AGE UK Wiltshire has welcomed the news local authorities are to be assessed on how well they tackle the issue of loneliness and isolation among the elderly.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Patch.com

Teen Smoking E-Cigarette Worries Parent, Part of Growing Trend

Dr. Michael Oberschneider is the founder and director of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Kids, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Drugs

Reuters

As millions vape, e-cigarette researchers count puffs, scour Facebook

One team of researchers assessing the risks of electronic cigarettes is counting the puffs taken by volunteer "vapers."

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing, Health

Business Journal

Phoenix's Smoking Vapor e-cigarette retailer plans several new stores

Phoenix-based Smoking Vapor recently opened a new store in the Arcadia neighborhood, and has a number of additional store openings slated in the coming months.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Phoenix, AZ

The Bennington Banner

Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people

Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Lymphoma, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Medical News Today

Swiss study: A healthy lifestyle adds years to life

Live longer thanks to fruit, an active lifestyle, limited alcohol and no cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Preventive Medicine, Medicine

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Study Shows Rise in Teen Hookah Smoking

According to the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future survey the number of high school seniors smoking through a hookah has risen more than 20% in the last year.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Science Daily

Harmful hookahs: Many young smokers aren't aware of danger

Despite warnings that hookah smoking can be just as dangerous as cigarettes, many young adults believe that using the water pipes is not harmful to their health, according to a study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing, UC Los Angeles

WTEN-TV Albany

Smoking banned in Albany bus shelters

The decision was made by the Albany Common Council in a unanimous vote Monday night.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Providence considers ban on smoking in parks

If it's approved, it would be illegal to use any tobacco product in any city-owned park, playground or recreation area.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Business Insurance

Extreme obesity cuts lifespan more than smoking: Study

That obesity can cut life short by causing strokes and other illnesses comes as no surprise, but a study reported on Tuesday quantifies the toll: The most extreme cases cut a person's lifespan more than cigarettes.

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The Marion Star

Combining patches, meds effective in quitting smoking

Researchers found in a study released Tuesday that combining nicotine patches and the prescription medicine varenicline was more effectivein helping participants quit smoking than using varenicline by itself.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Health, World News, South Africa,

The Daily Caller

Maryland Hospital Bans Employees From Smoking Anywhere On Earth

Starting next year , Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis will require potential employees to pass a drug test-detecting nicotine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Washington DC, US News, Conservative Political News

Eastbourne Herald

Smokers warned after butt sparks small fire on pier

Smokers have been warned about the dangers of discarding their cigarettes on Eastbourne Pier after a fire scare last weekend.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fire

WLKY-TV Louisville

Smoking banned at Floyd County 4H Fair

Organizers said they want to make sure fairgoers are kept healthy, so cigarettes and tobacco products will no longer be allowed.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Smoking bans trending in downtown restaurants, but not all eliminate vaping

After a month-long social media poll, the owners decided to kick the habit in the restaurant and on the patio.

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Hispanic Business

In Maryland, Smoking Could Cost You a Job

Anyone who wants a job next year at Anne Arundel Medical Center -- whether as a surgeon or security guard -- will have to prove they don't smoke or use tobacco.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Prison, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), McGovern, PA

Sunday Mail

Miley's 'joint smoking' slammed by fans

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CBS Local

Study: Hookah Smoking Rapidly Gaining Popularity Among American Teens

JANUARY 18: Hookah pipes are seen at the Hookah Nites Cafe January 18, 2006 in San Jose, California.

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