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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:03:30 GMT

Early report says e-cigarettes don't help people quit smoking - STLtoday.com


Early report says e-cigarettes don't help people quit smoking
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Q. I recently have started using an e-cigarette. It has dramatically cut down my smoking of traditional cigarettes, plus there is no smoke smell or residual on clothing or furniture. I initially experienced headaches and was told to reduce the nicotine ...
PEOPLE'S PHARMACY 4/17: Negative e-cigarette side effects?Tuscaloosa Magazine

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:16:31 GMT

Montefiore Researchers Receive $3.7 Million Grant to Study Impact of Anti ... - Newswise (press release)


Montefiore Researchers Receive $3.7 Million Grant to Study Impact of Anti ...
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The randomized trial will investigate the efficacy of PSF compared with the current standard of care, which consists of brief advice about quitting smoking during a patient's regular office visit. The study also will assess specific behaviors that may ...

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:28:07 GMT

Where There's Smoke, There May Not Be Fire: E-Cigs - Seeking Alpha


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Where There's Smoke, There May Not Be Fire: E-Cigs
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Electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) are promoted as a healthier alternative to tobacco, and as stop-smoking aids. They are battery-powered devices ... and government lobbying. For example, in spite of a very small share of the e-cig market, Green Smoke, Inc ...
E-Cigarettes Light Up Controversy Among EmployersMondaq News Alerts (registration)

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:24:13 GMT

Casual marijuana use may damage your brain - CNN (blog)


Casual marijuana use may damage your brain
CNN (blog)
If you thought smoking a joint occasionally was OK, a new study released Tuesday suggests you might want to reconsider. ... with the other studies we have done have led me to be extremely concerned about the effects of marijuana in adolescents and ...

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:02:26 GMT

Questions and Answers with Dr. Joel Miller - WFSB


Questions and Answers with Dr. Joel Miller
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So ... we're really at the guidance of the pediatricians and family practitioners and internists to try to do all the good things to prevent osteoporosis in later age. Q: To prevent osteoporosis, how early should we start ... But in terms of modifiable ...

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:00:31 GMT

Dr. Mark M. Ryan: Call your doctor when you feel well - Pensacola News Journal


Dr. Mark M. Ryan: Call your doctor when you feel well
Pensacola News Journal
... Americans older than 65, and fewer than a quarter of adults between age 50-64 have received the recommended level of preventive health services – immunizations, cancer and cardiovascular screenings, smoking cessation advice and counseling on daily ...

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:33:33 GMT

Filtering in the UK: The hinterland of legality, where secrecy trumps court ... - Index On Censorship


Filtering in the UK: The hinterland of legality, where secrecy trumps court ...
Index On Censorship
This confusion – more of a catastrophe of muddled thinking than a conspiracy – is concealed behind a double-locked system preventing any information getting out about the censorship programme. It is a mixture of intellectual inadequacy, populist ...

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:50:28 GMT

Smoking cessation expert visits MidCentral Health - Scoop.co.nz (press release)


Smoking cessation expert visits MidCentral Health
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
In the Emergency Department, triage nurses are asking patients if they smoke, and if they wish to receive advice on how to quit. In addition, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is being offered to those in the waiting room to help them stop smoking ...

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:15:10 GMT

Cook: No black heart - Coeur d'Alene Press


Cook: No black heart
Coeur d'Alene Press
KELLOGG - It's not a racist slur or a rare medical condition. The term "black heart" in martial arts means you're weak. You give up. Jordan Cook does not have a black heart. He even has the words "no black heart" tattooed across his chest to remind him ...

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:09:10 GMT

Urgent action needed to tackle 'killer pollution' in Tunbridge Wells - courier.co.uk


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Urgent action needed to tackle 'killer pollution' in Tunbridge Wells
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Its work includes education, including smoking cessation, sustainable transport and forecasting to help people be prepared for times when air quality is lower.” A spokesman for Tunbridge Wells Borough Council said: “The council has an ... that enables ...

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:23:13 -0700

My tips for surviving Christmas | Suzanne Moore

Stop aspiring to someone else's fantasy – and have a recipe for dishwasher vodka to hand Given the terrible shortage of advice about Christmas, let me gift you my tips. Gift as a verb? Jesus, it's already horrible, isn't it? Sorry, Jesus. Attitude Your attitude to it all will depend on what happened to you as a child. If your memories are miserable, you will either spiral into despair or ... Read more

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:10:49 -0700

Singer still has Tweet voice

AMERICAN SONGBIRD TWEET , who left the island on Monday, was given a tribute by local singers at Weisers on the Bay last Saturday. To kick off the night, singers Ch’an and Avalon serenaded the American beauty with tunes from her certified Gold debut album Southern Hummingbird while Tweet recorded each performance with her phone as she cheered on the singers. Tweet then took to the stage ... Read more

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:19:54 -0700

Does compost really pose a threat to our health? | Lucy Siegle

Recent reports have suggested that composting is harmful to our health. Lucy Siegle investigates In happier times compost was called "black gold" and famed for its soil-sustaining power. But following a slew of "killer compost" headlines, where you once saw a heap of microbial joy you might now see a pile of contagion. Recently there's been talk of stamping bags of compost with health warnings ... Read more

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:40:40 -0700

Smoking cessation expert visits MidCentral Health

MidCentral Health welcomed Ministry of Health smoking cessation expert Dr Hayden McRobbie to Palmerston North Hospital today. During his visit, Dr McRobbie met with the Smoking Cessation Taskforce, and toured the hospital, visiting the wards to answer any questions they had. Smoking cessation in mental health was the other focus of his time here, as being smokefree in that area is a more ... Read more

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:14:34 -0700

Offering support for quitters

SMOKERS were given advice on how to ditch the habit at a Matchborough pharmacy as part of a national campaign. Staff from Stock and Lindsay were on hand to offer practical support to help those wanting to become smoke free as part of national No Smoking Day on Wednesday (March 12). Read more

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:45:20 -0700

Chinese tourism: 'Finally, we are seeing the world'

Chinese tourists now outspend holidaymakers from all other countries. But how will the superpower's taste for travel change the world of tourism and how can Britain cash in? Abigail Haworth reports from the favourite hot spot 'Chinese Beach' in Thailand It's not the best afternoon to admire the view from the top of the observation tower in Pattaya, Thailand. The sky is thundery and the sea is a ... Read more

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:09:00 -0700

Sue Townsend: how the welfare state left me and my kids scouring the streets for pennies

The writer, who died on Thursday, created her teen diarist Adrian Mole while she was a struggling single mother of three. In this Observer article from 1989, she described how the state had left her destitute We were waiting at the bus stop. "If the conductor asks how old you are, tell him you're four," I instructed my five-year-old son. All I had in my purse was 11 pence. Enough for my fare ... Read more

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:44:41 -0700

Fug the Show: Scandal, season 3, episode 17

Plenty of terrible things happen in this episode, but most of them are TO OUR EYES. It’s the penultimate one of the season, so I decided to go long and not skimp on the screen grabs, so that you can get the full flavor of the unique hell that is Squick, which is my new nickname for Huck and Quinn (their names, plus ewwwwww). Read more

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:22:46 -0700

How e-cigarettes changed my life

Demand for electronic cigarettes is booming, but experts are not convinced they help people to quit smoking. Whatever the case, I am still a fan It all started quite early on. My first words, uttered with a not-so-cherubic look on my face and a strange baby puffing sound, were: "Light! Light!" It was as if I had come out of the birth canal sucking not on my thumb, but a mini-Marlboro. Much ... Read more

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:02:09 -0700

The mother who NEVER says No to her children

Most parents would balk at such a notion as giving a child ice-cream for breakfast - and instead serve up healthier, more traditional options... but not Bea Marshall. Read more

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