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June 20, 2012 by  
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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:42:13 GMT

Local leader overcomes near fatal illness, amputations - Iowa City Press Citizen


Local leader overcomes near fatal illness, amputations
Iowa City Press Citizen
It's been a year since he lay in that hospital bed in California — the first stop in a grueling medical gauntlet he's still fighting his way through after losing his legs and fingers to a severe infection. Enough time has passed that he has some ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:47:33 GMT

Willie Nelson: The Definitive Profile - RollingStone.com


Willie Nelson: The Definitive Profile
RollingStone.com
"They mostly want autographs now," Nelson says of the law. "They don't really bother me anymore for the weed, because you can bust me now and I'll pay my fine or go to jail, get out and burn one on the way home. They know they're not stopping me.

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:12:34 GMT

Savannah's Fashion Night fuses art, music, style - Do Savannah


Savannah's Fashion Night fuses art, music, style
Do Savannah
“They are on a nationwide tour and just happened to stop in Savannah for this night,” Thomas said. “They are giving away a trip of a lifetime. I want to sign up for it!” And you can't have ... “They are a duo with kind of a smoking electronic pop vibe ...

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:47:46 GMT

Waikato District Health Board is offering pregnant Maori mums gift vouchers to ... - TangataWhenua.com: Maori News & Views


Waikato District Health Board is offering pregnant Maori mums gift vouchers to ...
TangataWhenua.com: Maori News & Views
“The impact of smoking on the mums and their unborn babies is very clear. However pregnancy can be a difficult time and it is easy to postpone quitting smoking until later. So rewards like recognition and a gift vouchers along the way really help keep ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:19:54 GMT

Council calls on govt to ban tobacco - Whangarei Leader


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Council calls on govt to ban tobacco
Whangarei Leader
"Giving up is easy. It's the day after, and the day after that, that's the hard part," he says. "As soon as you start smoking, addiction sets in with a craving that totally subverts your freedom to choose. So when your routine is the same and you know ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:26:51 GMT

A Vogue Editor Cooks with Pot - Vogue.com


A Vogue Editor Cooks with Pot
Vogue.com
People who prefer eating cannabis to smoking it cite several advantages. For one, you can eat cannabis in public or in private, and nobody will know you're not chewing on a Milky Way bar. Also, most people these days seem to recoil at the thought of ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:01:26 GMT

Jaenada turns in a brilliant performance in 'Cantinflas' - MiamiHerald.com


Jaenada turns in a brilliant performance in 'Cantinflas'
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Jaenada's performance shows far more range - especially the effective way he plays both the young and old Cantinflas_that Downey did in playing a similar role. The script by the ... But don't let that stop you. Cantinflas is too important to the global ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:02:13 GMT

West Seattle Crime Watch followup: Nicholas Broughton sought by police, days ... - West Seattle Blog (blog)


West Seattle Crime Watch followup: Nicholas Broughton sought by police, days ...
West Seattle Blog (blog)
Remember Nicholas Broughton, who crashed a stolen car through a fence near a relative's home in The Junction back in January? Just days after he struck a plea bargain in that case and an earlier identity-theft case, it's confirmed that he is the man ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:25:12 GMT

On the road — the bus to Denver - East Peoria Times-Courier


On the road — the bus to Denver
East Peoria Times-Courier
Most were headed to Denver but others to points west all the way to California, ostensibly to start new lives with little to no realistic hope of a better station; yet, they seem to have a stubborn need to just keep moving. Who knows? Maybe just over ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:03:39 GMT

Connected to community, Duke doctors provide life-saving heart care - GoDanRiver.com


Connected to community, Duke doctors provide life-saving heart care
GoDanRiver.com
During the precise and complex procedure, the heart and lungs are actually stopped while the patient is sustained by a specialty machine. ...... Doctors must be made aware of other risk factors, such as cholesterol, smoking, lung disease or diabetes ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:30:15 -0700

10 Natural Ways to Control Blood Pressure

If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure (a systolic pressure — the top number — of 140 or above or a diastolic pressure — the bottom number — of 90 or above), you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down. Read more

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:17:54 -0700

Rotherham: anger isn't enough - budgets can't be cut

Our outrage over sexual abuse is wasted if there is no means to safeguard vulnerable children, says Max Pemberton Read more

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:25:52 -0700

Waikato: Incentive programme for smokefree pregnancies

If you are up to 28 weeks pregnant, smoke and are Maori or Pasifika, Waikato District Health Board (DHB) may have up to $250 worth of gift vouchers to give you. Read more

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:35:51 -0700

Private business could go smoke-free in Kokomo

KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) — City leaders in Kokomo are considering including a smoking ban in all private bars and establishments within the city limits. It was standing room only inside Kokomo City Hall Monday night as the city-council discussed several important topics. Read more

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:27:40 -0700

The Quiet Crisis Among Queer Women

At a time when same-sex marriage and gay equality are on the march, a new poll of LGBT Americans shows women lagging in several disheartening respects. Read more

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:12:55 -0700

Innerviews: Priesthood evolves from war-torn boyhood in England   

By Sandy Wells Born in a different place, a different time, he might recall playing war games with tin soldiers and toy fighter planes. But Gil Watkins grew up in a real war. Reared in England in World War II, watching aerial dogfights and bombings was a way of life. To this day, the sound of a siren stands his hair on end. After the war, at 18, he suited up for the British Army. He served as a ... Read more

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:43:43 -0700

How to age gracefully through diet and lifestyle changes

There are women who wish to look 20 when they reach 50. But there’s nothing more refreshing than somebody who’s secure enough to embrace her true age and the wisdom that comes with it. Read more

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:29:54 -0700

Is sitting the new smoking?

Are our chairs killing us? Get up and get moving, a scientist urges. There's a saying going around that sitting is the new smoking. It's a bit snarky and perhaps a none-too-subtle dig at those of us who spend a lot of time on our rear ends for work and pleasure. Read more

Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:10:47 -0700

Meet the Man Keeping the U.S. Safe From Ebola

Tom Frieden, the Centers for Disease Control director, started out as a medical detective, experience that serves him well in the response to Ebola. Read more

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:16:41 -0700

Rush is on to ban e-cigarettes

Sometimes politicians pass a law just because they can. Read more

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June 19, 2012 by  
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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:34:44 GMT

Lindsay Lohan uses hypnotherapy to quit smoking? - Indian Express


Indian Express

Lindsay Lohan uses hypnotherapy to quit smoking?
Indian Express
'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan has reportedly turned to hypnotherapy in a bid to quit cigarettes ahead of her stage debut during the end of this month. The 28-year-old actress turned to alternative medicine to kick her nicotine addiction, reported ...
Lindsay Lohan seeks hypnosis to quit smokingDaijiworld.com
Lindsay Lohan seeks hypnotherapy to quit smokingGant Daily
Lindsay Lohan Wants To Quit Smoking: Trying HypnotherapyThe Inquisitr
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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:08:54 GMT

Lindsay Lohan seeks hypnotheraphy to quit smoking - India.com


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Lindsay Lohan seeks hypnotheraphy to quit smoking
India.com
London, Sep 2: Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly seeking hypnotherapy to help her give up smoking before her West End theatre debut later this month. The 28-year-old will be part of “Speed-the-Plow” play and will perform from Sep 24 till Nov 29 here, ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:03:55 GMT

Lindsay Lohan trying to quit smoking with hypnosis - azcentral.com


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Lindsay Lohan trying to quit smoking with hypnosis
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Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been undergoing hypnotherapy to help her give up smoking. The 28-year-old actress has turned to psychotherapy in the hope of kicking her nicotine addiction before she performs in 'Speed-the-Plow' from September 24 until ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:11:03 GMT

Report: Lindsay Lohan Seeks Hypnotherapy to Give Up Smoking - AceShowbiz


AceShowbiz

Report: Lindsay Lohan Seeks Hypnotherapy to Give Up Smoking
AceShowbiz
Lindsay Lohan is reportedly seeking hypnotherapy to give up smoking. The actress and co-producer of "The Canyons" wanted to treat her nicotine addiction before she performs in David Mamet's play, "Speed-the-Plow", from September 24 to November 29 at ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:32:06 GMT

Ariana Grande hits out at nude photo leak - Castanet.net


Castanet.net

Ariana Grande hits out at nude photo leak
Castanet.net
The 'Fashion Police' host, who was placed in a medically-induced coma after she went into cardiac arrest and stopped breathing during minor throat surgery yesterday (08.28.14), is "receiving the best treatment and possible care," according to her ...

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:34:32 GMT

Lindsay Lohan Using Hypnosis to Quit Smoking Cigarettes - National Ledger


National Ledger

Lindsay Lohan Using Hypnosis to Quit Smoking Cigarettes
National Ledger
... she wants help to give up smoking cigarettes. The 28-year-old actress has turned to psychotherapy in the hope of kicking her nicotine addiction before she performs in 'Speed-the-Plow' from September 24 until November 29 at London's Playhouse Theatre.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:53:30 GMT

Piers Morgan confirms CNN departure - Castanet.net


Castanet.net

Piers Morgan confirms CNN departure
Castanet.net
The British presenter - whose show 'Piers Morgan Live' was axed by CNN earlier this year - took to his Twitter account on Tuesday (02.09.14) to reveal he is leaving the news network after rejecting a new two-year offer to host "40 interview specials".

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:13:46 GMT

Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says - Yahoo News


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Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says
Yahoo News
In a further sign of strained resources, nurses and members of the burial team at Kenema told Reuters the government had stopped paying their wages of $50 a week. Von Schreeb said advanced treatment centers specifically for infected caregivers as well ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:14:25 GMT

Deadmau5 blitzes Ibiza with techno, promises us the set soon - inthemix


Deadmau5 blitzes Ibiza with techno, promises us the set soon
inthemix
Right now, Joel Zimmerman is on a Deadmau5 tour of Europe and the UK, ticking off festivals like SW4 in London (and that 'versus' after-party with Eric Prydz), Hungary's Sziget and legendary UK campout Creamfields. He's also visiting a select few clubs ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:01:09 GMT

The Astounding Womanhood of Oyin Adeyemi - AllAfrica.com


The Astounding Womanhood of Oyin Adeyemi
AllAfrica.com
However, her inability to raise adequate funds to finance her business posed a serious threat to her entrepreneurial aspiration but Oyin was not one to give up without putting up a fight and she did put up a very good, if slightly amusing fight. "It ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:21:38 -0700

Lindsay Lohan Wants To Quit Smoking: Trying Hypnotherapy

Lindsay Lohan is willing to try anything to make her upcoming performance a hit. She’s even attempting to use hypnotherapy to quit smoking. Before Miley Cyrus drew public ire for her on-stage and music video shenanigans, the Mean Girls star was all over the tabloids. Her addictions kept getting the Disney actress in trouble with Lindsay Lohan Wants To Quit Smoking: Trying Hypnotherapy is an ... Read more

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June 19, 2012 by  
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:09:49 GMT

Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking - The Independent


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Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking
The Independent
According to the figures, more than 740,000 smokers used NHS Stop Smoking Services in 2012/2013, but by last year that figure had fallen to 586,000. Anti-smoking campaigners suggested that this may be because more smokers are turning to electronic ...
Drop in Stop Smoking Service uptakeYahoo News UK
Quitting rate falls for smokersThe Northern Echo
Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smokingLos Angeles Times
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:17:51 GMT

Fewer smokers quitting through NHS services - Pulse


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Fewer smokers quitting through NHS services
Pulse
The numbers of smokers quitting through NHS smoking cessation services has fallen for the second year running, official statistics show. Around 300,539 people successfully quit in 2013/14 - a 20% fall from the 373,872secondary smokers who managed to ...
Smokers in Manchester 'least successful' at kicking habitManchester Evening News
Editorial: More reasons to quit smokingTimes Colonist

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:50:26 GMT

How to quit smoking: 40-a-day smoker quits after 50 years - North Devon Journal


North Devon Journal

How to quit smoking: 40-a-day smoker quits after 50 years
North Devon Journal
Ann Veit, 68, has smoked about 40 a day from the age of 15 and suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She started to attend the weekly NHS stop smoking clinic in March this year and has noticed significant benefits to her health and ...
Fewer quitting smoking in SheffieldThe Star

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:13:53 GMT

I quit says Devon woman after smoking 40 a day for over 50 years - Exeter Express and Echo


Exeter Express and Echo

I quit says Devon woman after smoking 40 a day for over 50 years
Exeter Express and Echo
A Devon woman who has given up smoking after more than 50 years on cigarettes has called on other wannabe quitters in East Devon to seek free specialist help from the NHS. Ann Veit, 68, has smoked about 40 a day from the age of 15 and suffers from ...

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:03:39 GMT

CVS stops selling tobacco, offers quit-smoking programs - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

CVS stops selling tobacco, offers quit-smoking programs
USA TODAY
CVS is also launching a smoking cessation campaign that will include an assessment of the smoker's "readiness to quit," education, medication support to help curb the desire to use tobacco and coaching to help people stay motivated and avoid relapses.
CVS Stores Stop Selling All Tobacco ProductsNew York Times
CVS Renames Itself CVS Health as It Ends Sale of Tobacco ProductsWall Street Journal

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:42:24 GMT

Bradford becomes first council in country to stop logging numbers who quit ... - Bradford Telegraph and Argus


Bradford becomes first council in country to stop logging numbers who quit ...
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
The figures are based on specific former-NHS stop smoking four-week quit targets, established before the responsibility for stop smoking services was transferred from primary care trusts to local authorities in 2013, which the council states does not ...

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:28:39 GMT

Stress may keep women from quitting smoking - CT Post


Stress may keep women from quitting smoking
CT Post
But McKee says women are more likely to smoke to cope with stress, not to get those feel-good signals. She's now testing drugs that help women to relax, hoping that these will also help them quit. Dozens of women smokers regularly visit her New Haven ...
Meds to Alleviate Stress May Help Women Smokers QuitWNPR News

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:43:51 GMT

Chinese airline 'failed to stop smoking on flight'; passengers threaten to sue - South China Morning Post (subscription)


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Chinese airline 'failed to stop smoking on flight'; passengers threaten to sue
South China Morning Post (subscription)
A Chinese budget airline endangered lives when it failed to stop passengers from smoking on a flight, according to a group of disgruntled travellers who are now threatening to sue the carrier. Passengers on China United Airlines (CUA) flight 5216 on ...
China United Airlines pays compensation over smoking incidentWantChinaTimes
Airline will compensate passengers over onboard smoking incidentecns

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:24:10 GMT

Lindsay Lohan using hypnotherapy to stop smoking - Good4Utah


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Lindsay Lohan using hypnotherapy to stop smoking
Good4Utah
Lindsay Lohan is reportedly using hypnotherapy to help her ditch cigarettes ahead of her stage debut in "Speed-the-Plow." Lohan has been a smoker for years and has attempted to quit on a number of occasions but never managed to stay away from ...
Lindsay Lohan Is Trying To Quit SmokingWebProNews

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:11:40 GMT

NHS boob job scrounger Josie Cunningham cancels tickets to birth - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

NHS boob job scrounger Josie Cunningham cancels tickets to birth
Daily Mail
Pregnant wannabe glamour model Josie Cunningham has revealed she is to quit smoking and drinking and has cancelled tickets to the birth of her child after finding out she is expecting a girl. The 24-year-old, who rose to fame after undergoing a £4,800 ...
Josie Cunningham's 7 stupidest statements after she cancels sale of tickets to ...Mirror.co.uk
Josie Cunningham cancels ticket sale for baby's birth after finding out she's ...Irish Mirror

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:10:10 -0700

Bradford becomes first council in country to stop logging numbers who quit smoking

BRADFORD Council has become the first local authority in the country to opt out of collecting data about people quitting smoking, saying monitoring the issue using old NHS targets is "not an effective use of taxpayers' money". Read more

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:40:52 -0700

Could e-cigarettes be to blame for a reduction in demand for NHS stop smoking services?

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes has been partly blamed on a dramatic decrease in the number of people accessing NHS services to quit smoking. Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:14:17 -0700

Smokers in Manchester 'least successful' at kicking habit

NHS figures show that more people in the city commit to giving up - but less than one in five succeed Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:25:08 -0700

Quitting rate falls for smokers

THE proportion of North-East smokers who tried to quit smoking through the NHS - as well as those who actually gave up - has declined for the third year running, according to new statistics. Read more

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:21:15 -0700

Hospital grounds smoking ban begins

Borders General Hospital becomes the last healthcare site in the region to ban smoking in its car park and grounds. Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:04:29 -0700

Drop in Stop Smoking Service uptake

Local authorities must do more to get people to sign up to smoking cessation services, a charity has said after new figures show a dip in the number of people seeking help. Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:44:31 -0700

How to quit smoking: 40-a-day smoker quits after 50 years

Ann Veit had previously attempted to quit three times without success – trying hypnosis, acupuncture and patches. Read more

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:50:55 -0700

Health centre expanding its services

A HEALTH and wellbeing centre is expanding its services. Read more

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:06:21 -0700

Pensioner finally quits smoking

A pensioner has finally kicked her 50-year-long smoking habit - after lighting up 750,000 cigarettes. Read more

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:12:56 -0700

NHS boob job scrounger Josie Cunningham cancels tickets to birth

The 24-year-old from Leeds has cancelled tickets to the birth of her third child sold netting her £30,000 after finding out the baby, due in October if to be a girl. Read more

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:49:41 GMT

Malone: Keep Casper Smoke Free wants to strip away freedoms - Casper Star-Tribune Online


Malone: Keep Casper Smoke Free wants to strip away freedoms
Casper Star-Tribune Online
To Keep Casper Smoke Free: What gives you the right to push your opinion and try to force business owners to ban smoking? This is the land of the free if you do not like smoking then stop using that business and its services. Or how about this -- start ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:03:47 GMT

Comedian/activist Credico seeks Democratic nod for governor - Poughkeepsie Journal


Comedian/activist Credico seeks Democratic nod for governor
Poughkeepsie Journal
Earlier this month, Credico posted a video online showing himself smoking marijuana while calling for full legalization of the drug. In 2012, as a ... He's been arrested at least 10 times, by his count, most recently earlier this month after a ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:05:22 GMT

Lights and Sirens: Police deal with thefts, burglaries - Bucyrus Telegraph Forum


Lights and Sirens: Police deal with thefts, burglaries
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
Officers assisted a state trooper on a traffic stop in the 900 block of West Mansfield Street. 4:35 p.m.. • The street department was notified about ... A complaint of kids smoking at Picking Park was investigated. The only person smoking when officers ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:12:27 GMT

Lindsay Lohan uses hypnotherapy to quit smoking - Castanet.net


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Lindsay Lohan uses hypnotherapy to quit smoking
Castanet.net
... to criticize the American multinational corporation after it emerged that a flaw in its iCloud service may have allowed an unidentified hacker to steal explicit images of her and "100 other celebrities" and publish them on the image-sharing forum ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:34:36 GMT

Wellness briefs - Shore News Today


Wellness briefs
Shore News Today
Sessions will feature speakers and discussion forums. The meeting date, location and time will be announced .... New Jersey Quitcenters offer a customized, face-to-face approach to quitting smoking. The Quitcenter model combines intensive individual or ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:13:04 GMT

'Men invented the system': And now men need to help change it for women - Women's Agenda


'Men invented the system': And now men need to help change it for women
Women's Agenda
Speaking at the 50/50 Future Leaders Forum in Sydney last night, Kelly said ensuring more women smash through the glass ceiling is one of the best things all Australians can do to make the workplace fairer and see economy prosper. Kelly was joined by a ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:32:06 GMT

Ariana Grande hits out at nude photo leak - Castanet.net


Castanet.net

Ariana Grande hits out at nude photo leak
Castanet.net
The 'Fashion Police' host, who was placed in a medically-induced coma after she went into cardiac arrest and stopped breathing during minor throat surgery yesterday (08.28.14), is "receiving the best treatment and possible care," according to her ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:53:30 GMT

Piers Morgan confirms CNN departure - Castanet.net


Castanet.net

Piers Morgan confirms CNN departure
Castanet.net
The British presenter - whose show 'Piers Morgan Live' was axed by CNN earlier this year - took to his Twitter account on Tuesday (02.09.14) to reveal he is leaving the news network after rejecting a new two-year offer to host "40 interview specials".

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:41:33 GMT

How did Jennifer Lawrence's nude pics get hacked? - Haaretz


Haaretz

How did Jennifer Lawrence's nude pics get hacked?
Haaretz
According to Business Insider, he received just 0.2 Bitcoins, nearly $100, but other surfers on the forum teased him, and he gave into the pressure. He released some of the photos – many of them of Lawrence – whose publicist confirmed their authenticity.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:25:42 GMT

'I was the victim of a grooming gang': a personal story - Left Foot Forward


Left Foot Forward

'I was the victim of a grooming gang': a personal story
Left Foot Forward
Helen contacted Left Foot Forward via the Ex-Muslims Forum after the publication of the report into the Rotherham abuse scandal. She discusses her experiences as the victim of a grooming gang, and speaks out about her sense of ... Zimmy was Zamir's ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:18:57 -0700

Empact Showcase Names John Crestani Among the Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 35 Years Old

Empact Showcase has named John Crestani among the most inspiring entrepreneurs under the age of 35 years. Mr. Crestani who is the founder of Results Driven Marketing, a respected PPC and online marketing company in the US, received this honor based on his remarkable accomplishments in entrepreneurship over the last few years. (PRWeb August 19, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ... Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:47:40 -0700

How One Woman Deciphered Her Own Genetic Mutation

Kim Goodsell was running along a mountain trail when her left ankle began turning inward, unbidden. She got a frosty reception. Read more

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:56:37 -0700

Drugging our kids: Children in California’s foster care system are prescribed risky medications

They are wrenched from abusive homes, uprooted again and again, often with their life’s belongings stuffed into a trash bag. Abandoned and alone, they are among California’s most powerless children. Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:53:03 -0700

DIY diagnosis: How an extreme athlete uncovered her genetic flaw

When Kim Goodsell discovered that she had two extremely rare genetic diseases, she taught herself genetics to help find out why. Ed Yong tells her story. Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:13:28 -0700

DIY Diagnosis: How One Woman Uncovered Her Own Genetic Flaw

When Kim Goodsell discovered that she had two extremely rare genetic diseases, she taught herself genetics to help find out why. Read more... Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:14:48 -0700

When Kim Goodsell discovered that she had two extremely rare genetic diseases, she taught herself genetics to help ...

When Kim Goodsell discovered that she had two extremely rare genetic diseases, she taught herself genetics to help find out why. Ed Yong tells her story. Read more

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:13:23 GMT

5 tips to slow down skin aging - The Standard Digital News


The Standard Digital News

5 tips to slow down skin aging
The Standard Digital News
Quit smoking. Ever notice the skin of a lifelong smoker? It can appear as wrinkly as a squashed paper bag. Smoking is the 2nd biggest cause of skin damage after sun exposure. Why? Nicotine constricts blood vessels and decreases the flow of oxygen to ...

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:24:58 GMT

Low nicotine cigarettes may lower smoking addiction - TheHealthSite


TheHealthSite

Low nicotine cigarettes may lower smoking addiction
TheHealthSite
Do you find it nearly impossible to quit cigarettes? Well a new technique is soon coming in your hand that may help you get rid of such addiction. In a recent research it was found that cigarettes with low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction in ...

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:30:33 GMT

Market Fresh: Time for blue-ribbon produce -- and gelato's last stop - Anchorage Daily News


Market Fresh: Time for blue-ribbon produce -- and gelato's last stop
Anchorage Daily News
Duane Clark's Country Health Foods will have strawberries, smoked salmon and smoked black cod, spot shrimp, local raw honey and some of those award-winning dahlia blooms from The Persistent Farmer on “Wednesdays for the next month or so,” Clark says ...

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:36:09 GMT

E-cigarette business unbowed by expanded ban - The Coloradoan


E-cigarette business unbowed by expanded ban
The Coloradoan
It makes me laugh when a 'study' trying to discourage the use of e-cigarettes (or any other kind of non-regulated therapy or natural treatment for that matter), highlights ANY tiny or even potential 'negative effect' of that treatment. If they find one ...

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:17:23 GMT

Stop Hair Loss With These Natural Remedies - The Epoch Times


The Epoch Times

Stop Hair Loss With These Natural Remedies
The Epoch Times
Use this natural remedy three times a week. Saw palmetto has been proven as effective or more effective then Rogain at stopping and reversing hair loss. And remember that a poor diet and smoking and Candida lead to hair loss by limiting proper blood ...

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 05:23:52 GMT

Acupuncture, Chinese herbal remedies help clients find relief from ailments, pain - LubbockOnline.com


Acupuncture, Chinese herbal remedies help clients find relief from ailments, pain
LubbockOnline.com
The majority of clients come in for treatment of pain. Many seek a remedy for sinus conditions. Others try acupuncture to quit smoking, lose weight or fight headaches. “A lot of people are seeking a natural treatment in order to reduce the number of ...

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:53:37 GMT

How Farmers' Almanacs figure out Mother Nature - MyArkLaMiss


MyArkLaMiss

How Farmers' Almanacs figure out Mother Nature
MyArkLaMiss
... and promotional books printed each year -- features not only a master calendar with 3-day blocks of forecasting, but seasonal overviews for the year, and helpful hints on living and “best days” to do everything from gardening to cutting hair and ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:51:20 GMT

Pete Rose: 25 years in exile - ESPN


Pete Rose: 25 years in exile
ESPN
I was there when his descent into baseball oblivion began 2½ decades ago in Plant City, Florida, the winter strawberry capital of the world and, at the time, the spring training home of the Cincinnati Reds. The fall reached .... As the summer dragged ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:08:50 GMT

HINGHAM COMMENTARY: Why I have lost trust in Bathing Beach Trustees - Wicked Local Hingham


HINGHAM COMMENTARY: Why I have lost trust in Bathing Beach Trustees
Wicked Local Hingham
Only an aggressive, persistent, fully committed effort by the town, and not the piece-meal approach that has already wasted upward of $4,000, will discourage the geese and remedy the problem. The annual contract will cost the town $13,000. Well worth it.

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:03:45 GMT

How to End the Criminalization of America's Mothers - The Nation. (blog)


The Nation. (blog)

How to End the Criminalization of America's Mothers
The Nation. (blog)
This week at The Curve, we ask contributors what, in their view, is driving America's assault on mothers, and what is the remedy? —Kathleen Geier. Sarah Jaffe: It has been impossible for me to do much ... Wages for Housework was a demand both for ...

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:57:54 -0700

Which insect bite remedies actually work? (and which are just a bit of a sting)

Here, Sultan Dajani, of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society looks at which remedies - shop-bought and DIY - are best for taking the sting out of a bite. Read more

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:59:21 -0700

Dr Chireka: Let's talk about feeling tired all the time

TIREDNESS is a normal reaction to physical, mental or emotional exertion. The function of tiredness is to prompt rest which allows the body to restore its ability to undertake new tasks. We must not ignore this need so we must have time to rest. Read more

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:02:23 GMT

Conquer your smoking addiction - AOPA Pilot


AOPA Pilot

Conquer your smoking addiction
AOPA Pilot
But what of ways to stop smoking? The first step is a desire to stop. The desire comes from comprehending that the habit's bad effects can, and most likely will, affect you—many kid themselves into believing they are immune. When faced with a patient ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:37:30 GMT

Kentucky has tools to improve health status - The Lane Report


Kentucky has tools to improve health status
The Lane Report
Harold “Hal” Rogers (R-Somerset) who hosted Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on a four-stop tour of his Fifth Congressional District in early August. Rogers and Frieden were guests ... Asked by ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:13:51 GMT

The Rise of Biblical Counseling - Pacific Standard


The Rise of Biblical Counseling
Pacific Standard
From left to right were the cosmic void, Adam and Eve (standing next to a lion), the pyramids, the birth of Christ, the smoking towers of 9/11, and a final narrow black panel starkly titled Tribulation (a phase of the apocalyptic end times prophesied ...

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:17:31 GMT

Legacy Launches New Anti-Smoking Ads Targeted to Teens - Adweek


Adweek

Legacy Launches New Anti-Smoking Ads Targeted to Teens
Adweek
Viewers who tuned into the VMAs saw an ambitious new anti-smoking ad campaign launched by the American Legacy Foundation. The “Finish It” commercial is part of the Legacy's ongoing “Truth” campaign, which started in 2000 and is credited with stopping ...
Stars Become Unwitting Tobacco SpokespeopleGant Daily

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:04:28 GMT

From Filmore East To The Moon: Chats with ABB's Jaimoe, CPD's Steve Perry ... - Huffington Post


From Filmore East To The Moon: Chats with ABB's Jaimoe, CPD's Steve Perry ...
Huffington Post
When you're so qualified in whatever it is you do, you go back and you analyze that later on because you do not want to stop the flow of what's going on. That's not the object of the game. ... SP: Her second surgery was a difficult excision of the ...

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:18:23 GMT

To Quit Smoking, E-Cigarettes Are Last Resort, Say Heart Association, Cancer ... - Associations Now


To Quit Smoking, E-Cigarettes Are Last Resort, Say Heart Association, Cancer ...
Associations Now
Two well-known public-health organizations aren't exactly giving a seal of approval to electronic cigarettes, but in recent policy statements they've suggested the devices may be useful as a cessation tool if nothing else works. An e-cigarette industry ...
Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Comments on American ...MarketWatch

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:03:39 GMT

Connected to community, Duke doctors provide life-saving heart care - GoDanRiver.com


Connected to community, Duke doctors provide life-saving heart care
GoDanRiver.com
... heart surgery at Danville Regional Medical Center. During the precise and complex procedure, the heart and lungs are actually stopped while the patient is sustained by a specialty machine. ...... Doctors must be made aware of other risk factors ...

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:12:42 GMT

Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking - Reuters


Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking
Reuters
Since 1996, the U.S. Public Health Service has been urging all healthcare workers to ask every one of their patients if they smoke and to counsel smokers to quit, said senior author Amy Ferketich, a professor at the Ohio State University College of ...

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:37:42 GMT

Health Briefs: Walk to End Alzheimer's at Casey's Pond on Saturday - Steamboat Pilot & Today


Health Briefs: Walk to End Alzheimer's at Casey's Pond on Saturday
Steamboat Pilot & Today
Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering the Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program. This free program offers four prenatal smoking cessation sessions. Expectant moms who quit smoking and stay smoke free during their pregnancy and after ...

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:28:52 GMT

For Policy Discouraging Smoking, FDA Defies Common Sense in Weighing 'Lost ... - Huffington Post (blog)


For Policy Discouraging Smoking, FDA Defies Common Sense in Weighing 'Lost ...
Huffington Post (blog)
With regard to the GWL rule, then, the report speaks for common sense when it observes that "to the extent that labels are effective in moving some smokers to quit... the reductions in smoking that result should be treated as a benefit rather than a ...

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:10:49 -0700

VIDEO: Celebrities the new tobacco spokespeople?

Tobacco companies are controversial and your favorite celebrities are making them big bucks. Read more

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:56:35 -0700

Please Stop Saying 'Celebs Shouldn't Have Taken Nude Photos In The First Place'

'Sext abstinence education' is about as effective as telling people not to have sex before marriage. Read more

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:07:53 -0700

Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking

By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Healthcare providers, particularly dentists, frequently miss opportunities to advise patients about ways to stop smoking cigarettes, a new study shows. Since 1996, the U.S. Public Health Service has been urging all healthcare workers to ask every one of their patients if they smoke and to counsel smokers to quit, said senior author Amy Ferketich, a ... Read more

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:09:21 -0700

Families 'fear smokers will die early'

SEVEN out of 10 smokers in the North-East say their family worries about them dying at an earlier age, according to figures released ahead of a TV campaign. Read more

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:49:30 -0700

Newcastle girl writes poem which prompts her gran to try to quit smoking for good

Schoolgirl Bethany Carver wrote her grandmother a poem which has prompted her nana to try to give up smoking Read more

Tue, 05 Aug 2014 08:06:00 -0700

EC Forum Announces Survey Results of More Than 10,000 E-Cigarette Users as the FDA Public Comment Period Ends This ...

E-Cigarette Forum, the world’s largest online forum dedicated to the topic of e-cigarettes, today released the findings of a new survey of its membership. Responses provided by more than 10,000 self-described “vapers,” represent one of the most comprehensive research efforts to date to better understand the tools that consumers are using in an effort to quit smoking. Read more

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:39:02 -0700

Dentists often miss opportunities to urge smokers to quit

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Healthcare providers, particularly dentists, frequently miss opportunities to advise patients about ways to stop smoking cigarettes, a new study shows. Since 1996, the U.S.... Read more

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:30:50 -0700

Stop-painting.com Offers Emergency Assembly Point Pavement Marking Signs And Introduces Custom Printed Pavement Signs

Stop-painting.com is dedicated to providing the most products to make facilities as safe as they can be and has introduced a new Custom Printed Pavement Sign to meet the safety needs of a variety of facilities Read more

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0700

Goodman Company Recalls Air Conditioning and Heating Units Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of Product: Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pump ("PTAC") units Hazard: The power cords on the air conditioning ... Read more

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:56:16 -0700

Windows to New Worlds

After 17 years of planning, fundraising, designing and building, the South Carolina State Museum’s new Windows To New Worlds project officially opens on Aug. 16. It includes a planetarium, 4D theater, observatory and an exciting and collaborative approach to education that can reach every school and give every student a chance to reach for the stars. Read more

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:00:51 GMT

E-Cigarettes Worth Try to Quit Smoking, Heart Group Says - Bloomberg


USA TODAY

E-Cigarettes Worth Try to Quit Smoking, Heart Group Says
Bloomberg
“Current evidence suggests at best a modest effect on cessation, likely equal to or slightly better than that of nicotine patches without behavioral support,” according to the heart association's policy statement. Because of the lack of long-term data ...
Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quitMonroe Evening News
American Heart Association: E-cigarettes might help smokers quitNewsNet5.com
Ban indoor use of e-cigarettes, UN health agency saysWKOW
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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:28:39 GMT

Stress may keep women from quitting smoking - CT Post


Stress may keep women from quitting smoking
CT Post
For the last 50 years, men have consistently had an easier time quitting smoking than women. More men go cold turkey. More men stop by using nicotine blockers, such as gum and patches. More men succeed using medications. Sherry McKee, an associate ...

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:02:04 GMT

Quit Smoking With These 5 Research-Backed Ways To Overcome Addiction - Medical Daily


Medical Daily

Quit Smoking With These 5 Research-Backed Ways To Overcome Addiction
Medical Daily
But many past addicts have paved the way for current smokers to meet their goals of smoking cessation. Thousands of research articles have examined the best ways to quit smoking. While nicotine patches might be the most common form of quitting ...
3 Helpful Tips For Quit Smoking WithSiliconindia.com (blog)

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:21:38 GMT

Nicotine patches 'safe in pregnancy' - Independent Online


Independent Online

Nicotine patches 'safe in pregnancy'
Independent Online
The study, which compared the effects of nicotine patches and placebo on more than 1 000 infants born to smokers, and tracked their development two years after birth, found no association between patch use and developmental impairment or disability.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:12:16 GMT

Report says vaping only as a last resort to quit smoking - The Daily Iberian


Report says vaping only as a last resort to quit smoking
The Daily Iberian
The study showed 7.3 percent of subjects were able to quit cigarettes altogether using e-cigarette vapor containing nicotine, compared to 5.8 percent with a nicotine patch and 4.1 percent with a placebo e-cigarette. However, dual use continued up to ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:09:06 GMT

E-cigarettes: What you need to know - Current in Zionsville


E-cigarettes: What you need to know
Current in Zionsville
Until further studies on e-cigarettes and efforts to quit smoking are conducted, it's recommended that smokers use a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved method of quitting, such as the nicotine patch or nicotine gum. Smokers who want to quit ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:30:54 GMT

Doctor's Diagnosis: Quitting smoking - Newsday


Doctor's Diagnosis: Quitting smoking
Newsday
The Daily Apple. The Daily Apple: Healthy living on Long Island. The latest news and information from Newsday about healthy living, workouts, diets and health issues on Long Island. Have an idea for the blog? Send us an email and let us know at ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:02:12 GMT

Lindsay Lohan trying to quit smoking with hypnosis - TheHealthSite


TheHealthSite

Lindsay Lohan trying to quit smoking with hypnosis
TheHealthSite
Nicotine patches, applied to the skin, provide a continuous source of the drug and are available in different doses, so smokers can dial back their intake progressively. There is also the option of nicotine gum or lozenges based on the same principle.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:02:23 GMT

Conquer your smoking addiction - AOPA Pilot


AOPA Pilot

Conquer your smoking addiction
AOPA Pilot
What of electronic cigarettes or nicotine patches, gum, lozenges, inhalers, or nasal sprays? While they have their proponents, I am not a fan as they continue a set of behaviors and rewards that we associate with smoking. However, there are some ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:15:43 GMT

Smoking to be banned on Parkland campus - Prospectus


Prospectus

Smoking to be banned on Parkland campus
Prospectus
“People have the right to make the decision of quitting on their own,” Wellness Coordinator June Burch explained. “Anyone who makes the decision to quit smoking is free to walk into the student wellness center and ask for a Quit Kit. There are ones ...

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:20:26 -0700

Vapers prepare for city-wide electronic cigarette ban starting Monday

Vapers, those people who use e-cigarettes to give them the sensation and satisfaction of smoking cigarettes without the smoke or stink, are preparing for a citywide ban on the popular devices. Read more

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:56:35 -0700

Please Stop Saying 'Celebs Shouldn't Have Taken Nude Photos In The First Place'

'Sext abstinence education' is about as effective as telling people not to have sex before marriage. Read more

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:34:30 -0700

E-Cigarettes Worth Try to Quit Smoking, Heart Group Says

The heart association said e-cigarette use should be supported as a quitting mechanism only if smokers are intolerant of, fail at, or refuse other options. Read more

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:54:44 -0700

Stunning video shows inflating smoker’s lung vs. healthy lung

Smoking can kill you. We’ve known that for at least 50 years — and yet millions still smoke, and thousands more pick up the habit every year. Why? Their stories involve strong addictions, passionate defiance — and billions spent to make people act against their own best interest. How bad is it? In 1965, 42% […] Read more

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:43:01 -0700

Recent Study from a Tobacco State Paints E-Cigarettes in Favorable Light

As the FDA continues to look at regulating the e-cigarette industry and many cities across the world are implementing no e-cigarette smoking bans, the latest study on the use of e-cigarettes may be clouding the picture. On July 30th the journal Addiction published a study on the health risks of e-cigarettes. One of the study’s […] Read more

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:03:40 -0700

Heart group: E-cigarettes need tighter control but may be a 'last resort' to help smokers quit

The American Heart Association's first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last resort to help smokers quit. The American Cancer Society has no formal policy but quietly took a similar stance in May. Both groups express great concern about these popular nicotine-vapour ... Read more

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:27:14 -0700

High school students put fairground smokers in their place

The days of wandering the fairgrounds with a corn dog in one hand and a cigarette in the other have ended at the Northwest Washington Fair. Read more

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:02:28 -0700

'I thought my e-cigarette was a miracle. Turns out, I was smoking the equivalent of 40-a-day'

When Rachael Lloyd took up vaping, she thought she'd stumbled across a miracle alternative to smoking. Little did she know, her e-cigarette wasn't quite as guilt-free as she'd assumed - as the World Health Organisation is now starting to realise Read more

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:40:21 -0700

'I thought my e-cigarette was safe. Turns out, I was smoking the equivalent of 40-a-day'

When Rachael Lloyd took up vaping, she thought she'd stumbled across a miracle alternative to smoking. Little did she know, her 'friendly' e-cigarette was actually damaging her health - as the World Health Organisation is now starting to realise... Read more

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:56:16 -0700

Windows to New Worlds

After 17 years of planning, fundraising, designing and building, the South Carolina State Museum’s new Windows To New Worlds project officially opens on Aug. 16. It includes a planetarium, 4D theater, observatory and an exciting and collaborative approach to education that can reach every school and give every student a chance to reach for the stars. Read more

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:49:36 GMT

Medical officer recommends Toronto ban e-cigarettes - Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Medical officer recommends Toronto ban e-cigarettes
Globalnews.ca
Watch above: Dr. Samir Gupta talks about e-cigarettes and gives tips on quitting smoking. TORONTO – The city should treat e-cigarettes the same as regular cigarettes and ban them from certain public areas if the Ontario government won't step up and ...
Ban on e-cigarettes to be considered by Toronto's board of healthToronto Star
Public health's biggest weakness, as illustrated by e-cigarettesPLoS Blogs (blog)
Should e-cigarettes joined the banned list?Waterloo Record

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:14:05 GMT

Want to Quit Smoking or Lose Weight? Try Major Surgery. - Bloomberg View


Want to Quit Smoking or Lose Weight? Try Major Surgery.
Bloomberg View
Or there may be side effects from anesthesia. Or the scar tissue you've created may block something that you need to be unobstructed. So although surgery can do great wonders, you generally want to do as little as possible (though no less). But how ...

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:05:31 GMT

Ban 'toxic' e-cigarettes indoors due to passive vaping threat, says World ... - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Ban 'toxic' e-cigarettes indoors due to passive vaping threat, says World ...
Telegraph.co.uk
"Although anecdotal reports indicate that an undetermined proportion of ENDS users have quit smoking using these products, their efficacy has not been systematically evaluated yet,” the report added. "Only a few studies have examined whether the use of ...
E-Cigarettes Might Help Smokers Quit, American Heart Association SaysHuffington Post
Heart group: E-cigarettes need tighter control but may be a 'last resort' to ...Minneapolis Star Tribune
Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quitKSN-TV
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:02:03 GMT

Thousands of smokers quit thanks to leading Gloucestershire advice service - Gloucester Citizen


Gloucester Citizen

Thousands of smokers quit thanks to leading Gloucestershire advice service
Gloucester Citizen
Hollie who has used the Gloucestershire service, but did not want to give her full name, said: “When deciding which method to use to give up smoking I looked into Champix and found lots of negative reviews online, mainly about its side effects ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:13:51 GMT

The Rise of Biblical Counseling - Pacific Standard


The Rise of Biblical Counseling
Pacific Standard
On March 31, 1980—almost a year to the day after Kenneth was found dead—the Nallys filed a $1 million wrongful death lawsuit against Grace Community Church, MacArthur, and three other Grace pastors, arguing that their counseling had “exacerbated ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:59:37 GMT

Today's 20-somethings don't know how to let their hair down - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Today's 20-somethings don't know how to let their hair down
Telegraph.co.uk
According to a recent study for the Health and Social Care Information Centre, just 43% of 11-15 year olds have ever drunk alcohol compared to 61% in 2002, smoking has dropped from 42% to 23% while drug use is down to 17% from 27% 12 years previously ...
Today's 20-Somethings Are Way Too UptightBusiness Insider

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:51:35 GMT

Will new 'lab rat' ads stop teens from smoking pot? - Fox News


Fox News

Will new 'lab rat' ads stop teens from smoking pot?
Fox News
"Scientists from Duke to Cambridge have uncovered a laundry list of troubling side effects [of marijuana]. Schizophrenia. Permanent IQ loss. Stunted brain growth," the ad campaign's website reads. "Still, some people question this research, claiming ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:38:05 GMT

Military combat vet may lose Princeton University job for using medicinal ... - The Trentonian


Military combat vet may lose Princeton University job for using medicinal ...
The Trentonian
EAST WINDSOR - Don Dezarn was federally convicted of marijuana possession after smoking during a protest rally in front of Independence Hall, and two months later that same judge ruled that he could smoke medicinal marijuana while on probation.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:34:36 GMT

Wellness briefs - Shore News Today


Wellness briefs
Shore News Today
New Jersey Quitcenters offer a customized, face-to-face approach to quitting smoking. ... The free program helps women undergoing cancer treatment learn to cope with the appearance-related side effects of treatment and regain self-confidence. To ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:32:47 GMT

Learn to square dance - The Oshkosh Northwestern


Learn to square dance
The Oshkosh Northwestern
A: A “square” consists of eight people; one couple on each side of the square. A caller instructs the moves that ... By all means, please stop by and visit. Fox Valley Squares ... Aside from fun and fellowship in a smoke-free alcohol-free environment ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:15:44 -0700

Will New 'Lab Rat' Ads Stop Teens from Smoking Pot?

A new ad campaign in Colorado that likens people who smoke marijuana to "lab rats" is intended to steer teens away from using pot, but some communication experts say the campaign is unlikely to be effective. Some news outlets reported that at least one of the human-size rat cages had been vandalized, which is also a problem because it takes away from the public health message, Edgar said. Read more

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:20:26 -0700

Vapers prepare for city-wide electronic cigarette ban starting Monday

Vapers, those people who use e-cigarettes to give them the sensation and satisfaction of smoking cigarettes without the smoke or stink, are preparing for a citywide ban on the popular devices. Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:14:10 -0700

Did smoking marijuana give these young men heart attacks?

Reports of heart and circulation problems after smoking pot have raised concerns, but research on the drug's potential risks is limited Read more

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:24:29 -0700

Wonkblog: Wonkbook: Burger King and Tim Hortons, with a side of tax reform

Burger King seeks a tax inversion. Will there be a side of tax reform with that? Read more

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:33:24 -0700

Organization fights to ban indoor e-cigarette smoking

The e-cigarette industry has grown since 2005 to encompass 450 brands made by 'Big Tobacco' and small independents. Read more

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:38:18 -0700

Rosenblum: 'Happiness' analysis is hazy on smoking's ill effects

More good news about the benefits of quitting smoking has arrived from across the pond. British researchers have found that moderate and heavy tobacco smokers get a mental health boost after quitting that’s equal to taking antidepressants. Read more

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:54:44 -0700

Stunning video shows inflating smoker’s lung vs. healthy lung

Smoking can kill you. We’ve known that for at least 50 years — and yet millions still smoke, and thousands more pick up the habit every year. Why? Their stories involve strong addictions, passionate defiance — and billions spent to make people act against their own best interest. How bad is it? In 1965, 42% […] Read more

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:43:14 -0700

Medical officer recommends Toronto ban e-cigarettes

The city should treat e-cigarettes the same as regular cigarettes and ban them from certain public areas, according to a report. Read more

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:15:00 -0700

Senior Focus: Who should be screened for prostate cancer?

PSA testing for prostate cancer is beneficial for younger men, particularly those who have a strong family history of prostate cancer. What is less clear, however, is when to stop screening for prostate cancer. Read more

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:29:23 -0700

Talk of the County: Smoking law debate makes Waukegan look ridiculous

Reader submission: “This comment is for the Waukegan City Council. Stop making yourself look so ridiculous. You’re worried about enforcing a smoking law? With all the things going on in Waukegan I would think you would have better things to address. There’s no tax base, loud music at all hours of the night, people don’t have city stickers, there are overcrowded homes and a large number of ... Read more

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:42:13 GMT

Local leader overcomes near fatal illness, amputations - Iowa City Press Citizen


Local leader overcomes near fatal illness, amputations
Iowa City Press Citizen
"Especially when you've got such injuries to your muscular skeletal system — not that the other injuries weren't important, but when you lose your hands and your legs, you need someone that's extremely motivated," Clark said. "A lot of people would ...

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:02:41 GMT

This Vine Will Make You Want to Stop Smoking Immediately - Mic


Mic

This Vine Will Make You Want to Stop Smoking Immediately
Mic
And if you already smoke, you can reverse a lot of the damage you've already caused by quitting. Here's why the smoker's lung looks like death: For one thing, it is death. But before it actually kills you, smoking causes various physical changes in the ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:01:16 GMT

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit - HealthDay


Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit
HealthDay
This type of reflection, "can often lead to an increase in motivation and intent to quit smoking," she said, but "unfortunately, when patients are released from the hospital and return to their usual routine and freedom, a majority of them will return ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:13:51 GMT

The Rise of Biblical Counseling - Pacific Standard


The Rise of Biblical Counseling
Pacific Standard
From left to right were the cosmic void, Adam and Eve (standing next to a lion), the pyramids, the birth of Christ, the smoking towers of 9/11, and a final narrow black panel starkly titled Tribulation (a phase of the apocalyptic end times prophesied ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:20:05 GMT

Toward True Health: Clean living can restore kidneys - Savannah Morning News


Toward True Health: Clean living can restore kidneys
Savannah Morning News
And by the time they've used up the “need to throw away products,” the motivation to change has passed and they've made peace with the illness (until the next crisis). ... If you smoke, quit. Smoking only makes kidney damage worse. And that's just the ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:06:30 GMT

INDUSTRY VOICES: Taking a behaviour based safety approach - Journal of Commerce


INDUSTRY VOICES: Taking a behaviour based safety approach
Journal of Commerce
If you've been sun tanning and smoking for 20 years and you feel great, why would you stop? If you text in the car and you've never had an ... Individuals must be motivated to stop doing what puts them at risk. I have been thinking about this a lot ...

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:25:27 GMT

'Many cancer survivors continue to smoke,' study shows - Medical News Today


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News

'Many cancer survivors continue to smoke,' study shows
Medical News Today
For future research into cancer survivors smoking and their motivation to quit, the authors suggest that population-based studies should be conducted to examine the importance of psychosocial variables and their relationships to other health-related ...
Can't quit: Nearly 10 percent of cancer patients still smokeFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:26:15 GMT

Stakes Race - Ibmag


Stakes Race
Ibmag
In the app, users log in to Betchyu and create a goal and deadline such as “I will stop smoking by the end of the month. ... “In order to win the bet, I constantly found myself wanting to run after work, something I never had the motivation for before ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:16:19 GMT

Thoughts from the Publisher - Signal Tribune


Thoughts from the Publisher
Signal Tribune
As I have written before, in order to finally quit smoking, I needed to find the right motivation. In the past, my reasons for trying to quit were pretty much text book: cigarettes were expensive, I hated the stinky clothes and hair, I was afraid of ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:23:01 GMT

Physical Exercise Like Smoking Cessation Requires Lifestyle Change - Guardian Liberty Voice


Guardian Liberty Voice

Physical Exercise Like Smoking Cessation Requires Lifestyle Change
Guardian Liberty Voice
Regular physical exercise is often viewed as one of many components of lifestyle change, including eating a balanced and nutritious diet, reducing stress, stopping smoking, and limiting alcohol. However, addressing physical exercise like a ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:11:33 -0700

Toward True Health: Clean living can restore kidneys

Question: Carolyn, I want to know about kidney disease and what causes it. I'm diabetic. What can I do to keep my kidneys? Answer: Our two kidneys are located on each side of the spine in the middle of the back, just above the waist. Read more

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:22:01 -0700

Many now aware of smoking risks – surveys

Dangers of smoking appear to have sunk in the minds of the Filipino public, about two years before tobacco firms are mandated to comply with the Graphic Health Warnings Law (GHW), according to industry sources. The Quezon City-based New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), formed in 2007 to address cancer prevention and tobacco control […] Read more

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:33:06 -0700

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

Title: Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit Category: Health News Created: 8/19/2014 4:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 8/20/2014 12:00:00 AM Read more

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:56:16 -0700

Windows to New Worlds

After 17 years of planning, fundraising, designing and building, the South Carolina State Museum’s new Windows To New Worlds project officially opens on Aug. 16. It includes a planetarium, 4D theater, observatory and an exciting and collaborative approach to education that can reach every school and give every student a chance to reach for the stars. Read more

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:01:28 -0700

Toronto Film Festival's Anti-Telluride Policy May Be Backfiring (Analysis)

Longtime Telluride friends Jason Reitman and Noah Baumbach appear to be siding with Toronto, but many other major filmmakers are accepting later screening dates from Toronto or skipping it altogether in order to attend Telluride. read more Read more

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:04:31 -0700

Five reasons to pursue part-time passions

Passions; those secret little desires and grandiose, escapist ideas that niggle us deep inside our bellies as we sit in our office or travel to work, taunting, teasing us with the promise of a better life, more money, fame or just freedom from the daily grind. Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:53:03 -0700

DIY diagnosis: How an extreme athlete uncovered her genetic flaw

When Kim Goodsell discovered that she had two extremely rare genetic diseases, she taught herself genetics to help find out why. Ed Yong tells her story. Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:13:28 -0700

DIY Diagnosis: How One Woman Uncovered Her Own Genetic Flaw

When Kim Goodsell discovered that she had two extremely rare genetic diseases, she taught herself genetics to help find out why. Read more... Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:47:40 -0700

How One Woman Deciphered Her Own Genetic Mutation

Kim Goodsell was running along a mountain trail when her left ankle began turning inward, unbidden. She got a frosty reception. Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:57:50 -0700

European Championships: Great Britain Caps Massive Night With World Record in Mixed 400 Medley Relay

Photo Courtesy: British Swimming BERLIN, Germany, August 19. Great Britain capped off a huge night that featured a handful of victories with a world record smashing in the mixed 400-meter medley Read more

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:27:01 GMT

American Heart Association supports e-cigarettes for quitting tobacco - Al Jazeera America


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American Heart Association supports e-cigarettes for quitting tobacco
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The American Heart Association circulated its official policy recommendation on electronic cigarettes Monday, saying that e-cigarettes can be can be used to quit smoking tobacco, but only as a last resort. The association added that electronic ...
E-Cigarettes Worth Try to Quit Smoking, Heart Group SaysBloomberg
Ban 'toxic' e-cigarettes indoors due to passive vaping threat, says World ...Telegraph.co.uk
E-Cigarettes pave the road to quitting, though only as last resortTech Times
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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:21:01 GMT

CVS Has Healthy Numbers Despite Quitting Cigarettes - Barron's


CVS Has Healthy Numbers Despite Quitting Cigarettes
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When CVS Caremark announced six months ago plans to stub out cigarette sales at its retail pharmacies by October, investors were keen to know by how much sales would get burned. Wall Street received its first indication early Tuesday when CVS (ticker: ...

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:09:10 GMT

CVS Suffers After Quitting Cigarettes, But Pharmacy Saves The Day - Forbes


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CVS Suffers After Quitting Cigarettes, But Pharmacy Saves The Day
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As CVS clears out cigarette shelves, they've seen the results: the loss of cigarettes has driven down sales significantly. “Front store” same store sales (i.e. the retail end) declined 0.4% in the second quarter, even with the positive impact of the ...

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:03:05 GMT

E-Cigs Are Smokers' Favorite Quitting Tool - TIME


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E-Cigs Are Smokers' Favorite Quitting Tool
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Electronic cigarettes are a more popular tool for smokers trying to quit than nicotine gums and patches, according to a new study of consumer behavior from Kantar Media. As e-cigarettes have exploded from niche product to $2 billion-plus industry, big ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:12:16 GMT

Report says vaping only as a last resort to quit smoking - The Daily Iberian


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Report says vaping only as a last resort to quit smoking
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The study showed 7.3 percent of subjects were able to quit cigarettes altogether using e-cigarette vapor containing nicotine, compared to 5.8 percent with a nicotine patch and 4.1 percent with a placebo e-cigarette. However, dual use continued up to ...
Celebrity Smokers and the Ways by Which They Quit SmokingInternational Business Times AU

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:09:49 GMT

Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking - The Independent


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Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking
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Anti-smoking campaigners have labelled the new figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre “disappointing”, after they showed that the number of people who used the NHS to set a “quit date” to give up cigarettes fell by 19 per cent over ...
Doctors may be missing chances to talk to teens about smokingReuters
10% of cancer survivors still smoke decade laterPFhub

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:48:31 GMT

FDA fails to account for e-cigarettes' health benefits - Las Vegas Review-Journal


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FDA fails to account for e-cigarettes' health benefits
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The FDA errs on the side of assuming e-cigarettes pose more of a health risk than an opportunity to improve public health. Numerous studies, however, show that e-cigarettes help some smokers reduce or quit smoking. Studies also suggest that e ...
Noah Minskoff And The Quitting Problem: The Potential Of E-CigarettesThe Inquisitr
Today's letters: Should e-cigarettes be regulated?National Post
Cigarette Warnings from Singapore Will Make Your Stomach ChurnFirst to Know

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:49:36 GMT

Medical officer recommends Toronto ban e-cigarettes - Globalnews.ca


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Medical officer recommends Toronto ban e-cigarettes
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Watch above: Dr. Samir Gupta talks about e-cigarettes and gives tips on quitting smoking. TORONTO – The city should treat e-cigarettes the same as regular cigarettes and ban them from certain public areas if the Ontario government won't step up and ...
Recent Study from a Tobacco State Paints E-Cigarettes in Favorable LightLegal Examiner
Public health's biggest weakness, as illustrated by e-cigarettesPLoS Blogs (blog)
Health Team Doctors still unsure of e-cigarette benefitsWRAL.com
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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 14:25:45 GMT

UNC Study: NC Doctors Suggest E-Cigarettes to Quitting Smokers - Chapelboro.com


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UNC Study: NC Doctors Suggest E-Cigarettes to Quitting Smokers
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UNC physicians have published a survey stating that more research must be done about the practice that physicians have taken of recommending electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, as a means of quitting smoking for patients. The Associate Director for ...
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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:12:08 GMT

E-Cigarettes May Be Safer, But They're Still Harmful - RedOrbit


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E-Cigarettes May Be Safer, But They're Still Harmful
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Certainly the use of e-cigarettes has helped many to stop smoking the far more dangerous carcinogenic, traditional cigarettes. Naturally, the best choice is to quit smoking altogether. Once a smoker quits, he or she immediately lowers the chance of ...

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:34:30 -0700

E-Cigarettes Worth Try to Quit Smoking, Heart Group Says

The heart association said e-cigarette use should be supported as a quitting mechanism only if smokers are intolerant of, fail at, or refuse other options. Read more

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:20:26 -0700

Vapers prepare for city-wide electronic cigarette ban starting Monday

Vapers, those people who use e-cigarettes to give them the sensation and satisfaction of smoking cigarettes without the smoke or stink, are preparing for a citywide ban on the popular devices. Read more

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:09:47 -0700

Thousands expected to attend e-cig convention in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Thousands of people are expected to attend the VapeMania e-cigarette convention at the Benton Convention Center this weekend. More than 80 vendors from across the country are participating in the convention, which celebrates the growing e-cigarette industry and culture. “More people are quitting smoking, and that`s the most important thing. At least that`s […] Read more

Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:46:54 -0700

CVS Has Healthy Numbers Despite Quitting Cigarettes

With CVS Caremark's second-quarter results handily beating Street estimates, the stock remains a buy. Read more

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:32:36 -0700

Banned e-cigarettes are a burning issue

Though e-cigarette smokers say the electronic version has done them good, health authorities say there is no research to back their claims. Converts to these smoking devices swear by the benefits but health authorities say there is no research to back their claims. On Tuesday, the World Health Organisation called for a ban on the use of e-cigarettes indoors and its sales to children. Read more

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:27:24 -0700

E-Cigarettes May Be Safer, But They're Still Harmful

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ), the single most easily preventable cause of death and disease is to eliminate tobacco use. Smoking can lead to many health issues including respiratory, cancer, heart disease, and blood problems. Over 480,000 Americans die each year due to cigarette smoking, and 41,000 of ... Read more

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:43:01 -0700

Recent Study from a Tobacco State Paints E-Cigarettes in Favorable Light

As the FDA continues to look at regulating the e-cigarette industry and many cities across the world are implementing no e-cigarette smoking bans, the latest study on the use of e-cigarettes may be clouding the picture. On July 30th the journal Addiction published a study on the health risks of e-cigarettes. One of the study’s […] Read more

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:01:33 -0700

Report says vaping only as a last resort to quit smoking

Tyler Lazaro, a Swamp Vapor employee, works with a vaping device at the store Thursday. Lazaro, 20, said he turned to vaping and quit smoking cigarettes by using e-cigarettes for four weeks. Read more

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:46:22 -0700

Heart Association: E-cigs could 'renormalize' smoking in America

The American Heart Association is calling for stronger e-cigarette regulations and more research, “before we allow this Trojan horse of nicotine back into society.”  They don't outright reject the idea of e-cigs being a safer alternative to smoking, or as a helpful tool in quitting, but they want to see more scientific evidence. Read more

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 05:06:52 -0700

E-Cigs Are Smokers’ Favorite Quitting Tool

"The fact that there isn't industry-wide, definitive proof that e-cigs help all smokers quit for good may be irrelevant to smokers" Read more

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