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1 hr ago | Fox News

Did smoking marijuana give these young men heart attacks?

Recent reports of sudden heart problems in people who had smoked marijuana has raised concerns about its safety, especially as more states legalize the drug for medical and recreational use.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Heart Attack

4 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

PARENTS could be banned from smoking in play areas under a tobacco crackdown.

The County Durham Tobacco Alliance is consulting on making all 178 outdoor play areas owned by Durham County Council smoke-free zones.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

9 hrs ago | The Review

Impact of potential smoking ban popular debate

With the Hancock County health board expected to vote on a countywide smoking ban next week, public debate continues to center on the potential economic, rather than health, effects of the policy.


Related Topix: Hancock County, OH, Gaming, Lottery, Marketing, Medicine, Health, Austintown, OH

13 hrs ago | ABC News

Reactions in Asia to Instant Noodle Study

A recent U.S. study linking instant noodle consumption by South Koreans to some risks for heart disease has prompted a passionate response throughout Asia, where the noodles are not just a cheap treat but an essential part of life.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Bar owners divided on proposed smoking ban in N.O. bars, casinos

"It looks like it's the wave of the future, so we might as well get on board with it," said Hank Staples, Maple Leaf co-owner.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, New Orleans, LA

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Ask Professor Wiley: Smoking Youth Leader [Exclusive Audio]

Today our emailer writes in about how much she loves her church, but there's just one set back.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Delegates at Canadian Medical Association meeting vote to oppose smoking of any plant substance

They already opposed tobacco. Now the nation's doctors say Canadians shouldn't smoke "any plant material" whatsoever, including marijuana.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Medicine, Health, Marijuana,

The Baltimore Sun

Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking

A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry


City in Kansas adds e-cigarettes to smoking ban

The expanded ordinance in Overland Park will take effect later this month. City Council members in the Johnson County community approved it Monday night.


Related Topix: Johnson County, KS, Medicine, Health

The Mercury

Pubs busted on outdoor smoking law

MORE than a third of outdoor smoking areas in pubs and other venues serving alcohol have been caught flouting the law.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marketing

The New Zealand Herald

Paul Casserly: Dirty undies aired on TV

Paul Casserly turned on the television to get a full rundown on the Dirty Politics debate.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

Fewer quitting smoking in Sheffield

The number of people signing up to quit smoking in Sheffield has dropped by more than a third in a year.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


Proposed Owensboro Smoking Ban Amended Again

Owensboro city commissioners delay a vote on the city's controversial smoking ordinance.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


Good Health: New approach to kicking smoking habit

When a patient who smokes is admitted to the hospital, they have to leave their cigarettes behind.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical Daily

Quitting Smoking Is Never Easy, But To Avoid Relapse Study Suggests...

Quitting smoking is really difficult - there's no denying that. Whether you've been smoking for 20 years or 20 days, only about four to seven percent of people are able to successfully quit without the help of medication or other treatment.


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

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

The weeks after a hospital discharge may be a great time to help smokers quit the habit, and one study suggests a particular program might help.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Mineola, NY


For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sweden, World News

Senate Democrats demand liquid nicotine rules

Backed by 12 Senate Democrats, it's the latest effort seeking regulations of the battery-powered devices smokers use to inhale vapor from a heated liquid nicotine solution and accessories such as liquid nicotine refill bottles.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

Ottawa Citizen

Reevely: The strange rush to ban e-cigarettes

Ontario's health authorities are getting very anxious to stop nicotine addicts from using e-cigarettes, but it's hard to say why.


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

E-Cigarettes Under Fire, But Philip Morris Is a Smoking Buy

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