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  1. Sleep longer to lower risk of catching coldRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Sleep was found to be a more important factor than stress, smoking, education, or income, all of which are known to impact on overall health. Photo / iStock Lack of sleep is the most important factor in determining whether someone will catch a cold, according to an American study.

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  2. McKibben to Obama: We can't negotiate over the physics of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Grist Magazine

    ... drill in the Arctic, potentially opening up a giant new pool of oil. It's as if the health teacher giving the anti-smoking talk to junior-high assembly had a Marlboro dangling from her lip. To most of us this seems like a contradiction. But to the ...

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  3. NSW bans e-cigarettes sales to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Health Minister Jillian Skinner says it will help address community concerns that e-cigarettes may act as a gateway to tobacco smoking for children. The law comes as the price of a packet of cigarettes increases by 12.5 per cent on Tuesday, according to British American Tobacco Australia.

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  4. NSW bans sale of e-cigarettes to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    New laws have come into force in New South Wales banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18. "E-cigarettes" are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid, which may contain nicotine, to create a mist to be inhaled by the user, a process known as vaping. The NSW Government passed laws in June to address concerns that e-cigarettes could act as a gateway to tobacco smoking in children.

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  5. Why the Earth Is Heating So Fast: On the Dangerous Difference Between Science and Political ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... drill in the Arctic, potentially opening up a giant new pool of oil. It's as if the health teacher giving the anti-smoking talk to junior-high assembly had a Marlboro dangling from her lip. To most of us this seems like a contradiction. But to the ...

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  6. Lung Cancer: Why You Should CareRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... centers, hospitals and institutes, aimed at finding a commonality that would explain why all of these fit, never-smoking young women are getting lung cancer. Our hope is that this study will serve as the foundation for future discovery of novel ...

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  7. Canadian living takes toll on immigrant hearts: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Researchers have found a "strong association" between the overall prevalence of traditional cardiac risk factors such as smoking in various immigrant groups and incidents of heart disease. The study found recent immigrants have a lower rate of major heart problems than long-term residents, but that gap shrinks the longer they're in Canada.

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  8. New Report Available: Tobacco in BoliviaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... Product coverage:Cigarettes, Cigarettes Including RYO Stick Equivalent, Cigars, Smokeless Tobacco, Smoking Tobacco, Vapour Devices. Data coverage:market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data. Reasons to ...

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  9. Now Available: Smokeless Tobacco in TunisiaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... of A Growing Black Market Operating Environment Legislation Summary 5 Legislation Summary at a Glance Minimum Legal Smoking Age Smoking Prevalence Table 12 Smoking Prevalence in Adult Population 2010-2014 Table 13 Number of Adult Smokers by Gender ...

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  10. With Tobacco, What You Don't Know Can Kill You SoonerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    ... tobacco use, which is true in a very limited sense," he adds. "I think the more important message is, cigarette smoking is much more risky than smokeless tobacco. Smokeless still has some risk but not as much, and the current warning labels don't ...

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  11. U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips to 17 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    The smoking rate has been falling for decades. Experts attribute recent declines decline to anti-smoking advertising campaigns, cigarette taxes, smoking bans, and the growing popularity of electronic cigarettes and other alternatives to traditional cigarettes.

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  12. Marijuana Use May Lower Sperm Counts 'Quite a Lot'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    Smoking marijuana more than once a week may lower men's sperm counts by about a third, according to a new study. Researchers found that the men in the study who smoked marijuana more than once a week had sperm counts that were 29 percent lower, on average, than those who did not smoke marijuana , or used the drug less frequently.

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  13. Identify Genetic Clues Associated with Cigarette AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    ... targets to help people break their addiction to nicotine. "We dug deeper into genes known to be associated with smoking," said Shaunna L. Clark, Ph.D., research assistant professor, Center for Biomarker Research and Precision Medicine, VCU School of ...

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  14. Electronic Cigarette Kits Help Smokers Choose a Healthier AlternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SBWire

    Recent reports show a confusing outlook for the future of the electronic cigarettes industry. The confusion, however, lies in the people of the casual onlooker whose confusion is compared to an optical illusion on an IMAX screen.

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  15. 'Cigarettes in Romania 2014' PublishedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    "Cigarettes in Romania" is a new report by ERC that focuses on the changing smoking habits, competitive environment, economic developments and analyzes the implications that market realignments have had on top multinational companies. Key Findings * Menthol cigarettes are reported to form around 3.0% of market volume in 2012 but this segment is now threatened by the flavoring ban included in the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive effective from 1st May 2014.

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  16. Raising pay can reduce smoking ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    In addition to restricting when and where tobacco is used at work, UC Davis Health System research shows that employers can do something else to reduce smoking: raise wages. Published in the August issue of the Annals of Epidemiology , the study found that a 10 percent increase in wages leads to about a 5 percent drop in smoking rates among workers who are male or who have high school educations or less and improves their overall chances of quitting smoking from 17 to 20 percent.

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  17. MTV can get away with pot promotion: FCCRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Sunday night's VMAs were a send-up to smoking up, with celebs including host Miley Cyrus, Kanye West and Snoop Dogg alluding to rampant marijuana use during the show. "Dear @MTV, all this BLATANT promotion of drug use is not funny or cool! Shameful, actually! #VMAs" tweeted gossip blogger Perez Hilton.

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  18. Is Smokeless Tobacco More Harmful Than Believed?Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... research is needed in countries with high levels of consumption but where figures for the relative risk of acquiring smoking-related cancers are not available. They would also need to figure out how many of those people would not have gotten cancer ...

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  19. Tri-Rail to limit smoking on station platformsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Lighting up? You'll have to do it at a designated area of the platform at Tri-Rail stations starting Oct. 1. The days of being able to light up wherever you want at a Tri-Rail station are coming to an end. Starting October 1, smoking and the use of e-cigarettes will be limited to designated areas at each of the commuter train's 18 stations.

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  20. Southerners love nicknamesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... exaggerated bafflement. One morning, I was running and called out "hello" to him as he stood at the edge of his yard smoking a cigarette and, no doubt, contemplating dummies who run when there are, surely, better things to do. "Good day to run, ...

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