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1 hr ago | CBS Atlanta

Overconfident folks may blind others to their real abilities

Overconfident people are better at convincing others that they're more talented than they really are, and therefore are more likely to get promotions and reach high-level positions, a new study indicates.

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5 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

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Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.

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9 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

Countywide smoking ban approved

Despite emotional, last-minute pleas from Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort employees, the Hancock County health board on Tuesday unanimously approved an indoor, countywide smoking ban with no exemptions for gaming facilities.

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13 hrs ago | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Should Oregon ban beach smoking? State holds public hearings

If smoking is outlawed on the beaches people could only spark up cigarettes in cars, campsites or in designated rest areas.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Ngaanyatjarra health workers learn to boost the anti smoking message

In a bid to tackle smoking, Indigenous health workers from the area have taken part in Smoking Cessation Training in order to help their peers quit.

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St. Cloud Times

'No smoking' should include the e-cigarette, WHO says'No smoking'...

The World Health Organization wants governments to crackdown on the smoke-free cigarette known as the e-cigarette.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Anti-tobacco ads aim to shame celebrities who smoke

Anti-tobacco ads aim to shame celebrities who smoke Iowa's attorney general is touting the power of a new anti-smoking tactic: celebrity-shaming.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Celebrities, Kiefer Sutherland

The Wichita Eagle

Feds seek comment on lower-risk tobacco bid

Federal regulators are seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match's request to certify its General-branded tobacco products as less harmful than cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Match, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Kokomo council backs ban on smoking in bars

The Kokomo City Council has given initial approval to a proposed ban on smoking in the city's bars and social clubs.

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KVIA-TV El Paso

Ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking sought

The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.

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Globe and Mail

WHO calls for tougher rules for e-cigarettes

The market for e-cigarettes has grown from thousands of users in 2006 to several million worldwide and reached nearly $2-billion in sales last year.

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Bucksfreepress.co.uk

WHO call for curb on e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes should be banned from indoor spaces and face curbs on their sale over health fears, the World Health Organisation has said.

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Washington Times

UN health agency: E-cigarettes must be regulated

The U.N. health agency recommended Tuesday that nations regulate electronic cigarettes and ban them from use indoors until the exhaled vapor is proven not to harm bystanders.

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Neatorama

Photographer Documents Underage Smoking In Indonesia

No matter where you stand on the issue of smoking everyone can agree that children shouldn't smoke, and seeing a little kid puffing away on a cigarette just looks wrong.

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Science Daily

Large-scale study focuses on heavy smokers

A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Northern Territory News

Smoking ban legislation introduced

Minister Robyn Lambley described it as a significant reform to the Tobacco Control Act that will ensure Territory children are protected from the harms of second-hand smoke while travelling in a car.

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Mental Help Net

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years

More than a quarter-million middle and high school students who were non-smokers say they used an electronic cigarette last year -- a threefold increase from 2011, a new U.S. study says.

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Examiner.com

American Heart Association recommends regulation of e-cigarettes

The American Heart Association issued a policy statement regarding regulation of the sale of electronic cigarettes on Aug. 24, 2014.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

New ad campaign targets teen smoking

U.S. high schools and middle schools should start classes later in the morning to allow kids some much-needed sleep, a leading group of pediatricians is urging.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Pediatrics, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Sys-Con Media

New CDC Study Finds More Non-Smoking Kids Are Using E-Cigarettes,...

The number of U.S. youth who used electronic cigarettes, but have never smoked a regular cigarette, has more than tripled in the past three years, from 79,000 in 2011 to over 263,000 in 2013.

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