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50 min ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Combo Nicotine Therapy Helping People Quit Smoking

Researchers in South Africa found the most effective way to quit smoking was a combination of a nicotine blocking drug and nicotine patches.

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

4 hrs ago | Science Daily

The bigger the better: Cigarette warning labels prompt quit attempts

Cigarette warning labels can influence a smoker to try to quit even when the smoker is trying to avoid seeing the labels, according to a survey of thousands of adult smokers in four countries.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Coalition urges Lubbock council to adopt smoking ban; leaders mixed

Michael Clintsman speaks to the Lubbock City Council on Thursday. He, along with other members of a smoke-free group, are calling for an ordinance against public smoking.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Medicine, Health, West, TX

Express India

Union Budget 2014: Smoking to be costly; colour TV, footwear set to be cheaper

Jaitley proposed to increase the specific excise duty on cigarettes in the range of 11 per cent to 72 per cent.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Medicine, Health, Computers

Fiji Times

Warning issued against smoking in municipal markets

Responding to queries raised at a tobacco control training session at the Labasa Town Council chambers yesterday, the Health Ministry's Tobacco Control Unit manager Aminiasi Tavui said the market was also defined as a workplace.

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The Washington Post

The problem with teens smoking hookah

One in five high school seniors in the United States has smoked hookah, according to a new study published in Pediatrics .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Sports

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

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

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