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  1. How Zeta-Jones keeps her zingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 |

    ... she has been going to the Warren Tricomi salon in New York, where a haircut can start at 147, and was seen there smoking a cigarette lastsummer. A pioneer in aesthetic dentistry, he has an ultra-chic practice on Manhattan's Upper East Side, just ...


  2. Lawmakers consider raising Washington smoking age to 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A public hearing on the proposal happened today in the Washington Senate. Senate Bill 6157 would raise the legal age to purchase and use tobacco products from 18 to 21. The House version of it passed out of committee last week.


  3. Artist Profile: BLUNTxSKENSVEDRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 |

    ... Can you expand on your interest in these health technologies, which seem to sanitize otherwise unhealthy pastimes (smoking, partying, etc.)? BxS: Health is a tricky topic. Its definitions are laden with subjectivity and often rely on some really ...


  4. City Officials: E-Cigarette Ads Are Targeting Kids, Must StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | CBS Local

    ... industry when it comes to targeting young people, 1010 WINS' Roger Stern reported. Rada Sumareca, of the Oral Cancer Smoking Cessation campaign, called the marketing strategy 'inappropriate advertising,' CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reported. She said she ...


  5. Winfield, long-serving Marlboro Man, dies in Wyoming at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 |

    In the 1930s, '40s, and '50s, with most people unaware of the dangers, smoking was treated as one of the coolest social things to do. Big tobacco companies targeted and sought out celebrities to endorse their products on TV commercials and magazine advertisements.


  6. CT screenings for lung cancer could save thousands of livesRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2013 | American Medical Association

    Screening for lung cancer using low-dose computed tomography for adults eligible for such a screen could prevent about 12,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the U.S., or 7.6% of the annual total, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in The National Lung Screening Trial, conducted from 2002-09, found that compared with chest x-ray screening, LDCT screening reduces lung cancer mortality by 20% among current and former smokers ages 55 to 74 who smoked at least 30 pack-years, the study said. That threshold equates to smoking one pack per day for 30 years, or two packs per day for 15 years.


  7. Less smoking and early detection cited for fewer cancer deathsRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2013 | American Medical Association

    ... 1.2 million fewer cancer deaths, the report said. This improvement is due in large part to Americans' reduction of smoking and advancements in early detection for breast, colorectal and prostate cancers, the ACS said. But more progress is needed, ...


  8. Hollywood A-Listers Like Katherine Heigl Are Loving SmokeStik E-CigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2012 |

    Spotted on the streets of New York City last week, immediately following her appearance on "The View" at ABC Studios, Katherine Heigl was snapped smoking a SmokeStik electronic cigarette. The brand has become a fast favorite among Hollywood A-listers like Dennis Quaid, Charlie Sheen and Audrina Patridge.


  9. Rally for Respiratory Health to be held in Rancho Mirage on March 15thRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2011 |

    ... and an opportunity to hear inspirational stories from individuals living with this disease. The use of tobacco and smoking is a major cause of COPD, which effects the lungs. This condition is a combination of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. It is ...


  10. Simple tips to avoid smoking a cigaretteRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2011 |

    If your last cigarette was midnight last night to start the New Year smoke free, here are a few tips to avoid picking up that cigarette when the craving hits: Deep breathe: slowing down your breathing to six breaths per minute can give you the same calming effect as a cigarette. Inhale deeply into your abdomen for six seconds and exhale for four seconds.


  11. Smoking results in staggering costs over a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Times-Standard

    ... Humboldt County Public Health Officer Dr. Donald Baird said. Each year, WalletHub reports the True Cost of Smoking by State, tallying the societal and economic impacts that total more than $320 billion a year involving some 66 million tobacco users ... 1 comment

  12. Smoking Bans Reduce Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease In Non-SmokersRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Scientific Blogging

    A Cochrane Library review suggests that smoking bans may reduce harms of passive smoking, unclear as they are, since there has never been evidence that second-hand smoke has harmed anyone. Yet epidemiologists have linked it to risks of heart disease and some have even claimed third-hand smoke - particulate matter residues on clothing or in a room - can cause cancer.


  13. Dad claims training for London Marathon got him off cigarettes and into the gymRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Oxford Times

    A FATHER is training for the London Marathon after ditching his 30-a-day smoking habit and junk food binges. The senior project manager, who lives in Sutton Courtenay, said: "I didn't really have any interest in looking after myself.


  14. Sacre bleu - " smoking behind the velo-sheds has been given carte blancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Sunday Herald

    ... a raison d'etre. Gerry had fags. I had procured some matches. We were no more than 10 years old. In the 1970s, smoking was ubiquitous, if not mandatory in Glasgow. Forty years later, it's a changed world. In the hierarchy of hate, smokers are at the ...


  15. Tobacco contract cuts hurt Surry County farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... said several factors have contributed to decreased demand for tobacco of the past couple of years, including anti-smoking campaigns and high taxes. The majority of the demand comes from exports, which with the high value of the U.S. dollar has ...


  16. Managing obesity takes more than individual willpowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Star Online

    ... then a lack of adverse data," he says, referring to the compulsory wearing of seatbelts in cars and the banning of smoking in public places. While there have been comparisons made between the war against obesity and the war against tobacco, there ...


  17. Confusion over outdoor smoking banRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Bendigo Advertiser

    PREMIER Daniel Andrews faces a backlash over plans to ban smoking in outdoor dining areas but not extend the policy to drinking spaces, despite new research suggesting businesses would not be hurt if a wider prohibition was introduced. After years of lagging behind other states, the government announced last year that smokers would soon be prevented from lighting up in outdoor eateries, with on-the-spot fines for people who breach the new rules.


  18. California Receives 'F' in Lung Association's Tobacco ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 |

    Once a national leader in tobacco control efforts, California continues to fall behind other states in protecting its residents from tobacco, the American Lung Association and its California affiliate said today. "Despite a historic opportunity in the California Legislature last year, state lawmakers failed yet again to enact tobacco control policies that would save lives and reduce the $18 billion in annual health care costs due to smoking," said a statement accompanying the 14th annual American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2016 report.


  19. Tri-County Graded on Tobacco UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Edhat

    ... reducing sales of tobacco products. The Lung Association is urging for communities and local government to reduce smoking rates currently at about 18 percent to less than 10 percent by 2024; protect all Americans from secondhand smoke by 2019; and ...


  20. Oregon Vapers Could Face Eye-Watering E-Cigarette Tax Of 50 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Daily Caller

    ... object to being taxed on par with the tobacco industry because e-cigarettes are often used to help people quit smoking. But some public health activists have been vocal in their support. Jenn Baker of the Oregon Nurses Association argued, "the goal ...