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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:54:54 GMT

Assad Policies Aided Rise of Islamic State Militant Group - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Assad Policies Aided Rise of Islamic State Militant Group
Wall Street Journal
Earlier in the three-year-old Syrian uprising, Mr. Assad decided to mostly avoid fighting the Islamic State to enable it to cannibalize the more secular rebel group supported by the West, the Free Syrian Army, said Izzat Shahbandar, an Assad ally and ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:30:02 GMT

The Nurse With No Empathy - Huffington Post


The Nurse With No Empathy
Huffington Post
We have all seen horrible outcomes from these scenarios. It's easy to lose empathy for people who do not get adequate prenatal care. Growing up, my mother .... Choose to eat healthy foods, exercise, stay away from stress, quit smoking (or at least cut ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:54:53 GMT

Friday Feedback: Specialty Turf Wars - MedPage Today


Friday Feedback: Specialty Turf Wars
MedPage Today
Funk: "Everyone is scrambling these days to get the easy treatments that make money and avoid the underpaid cognitive work of managing multiple medical problems. In this particular case, the way to make this debate go way is to reduce the compensation ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:48:38 GMT

Professor Pigskin: FSU, UCF and, yes, Gators will have championship-caliber ... - Orlando Sentinel


Professor Pigskin: FSU, UCF and, yes, Gators will have championship-caliber ...
Orlando Sentinel
We are just a few days away from the official kickoff of college football season, which means it's time once again for the studio audience to ask questions and seek answers from the "Oracle of Oblong" – better known as the proficient, profound and ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:52:36 GMT

Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet - San Angelo Standard Times


San Angelo Standard Times

Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet
San Angelo Standard Times
“There's no way any study is going to stop me from eating this,” says Kim, his red face beaded with sweat as he adds hot water to his noodles in a Seoul convenience store. His mouth waters, wooden chopsticks poised above the softening strands, his ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:15:03 GMT

Turkmenistan: of deserts and despots - Financial Times


Turkmenistan: of deserts and despots
Financial Times
Atop a gilded rocket is a golden statue of Saparmurat Niyazov, the first president of independent Turkmenistan, who renamed the months of the year after his family, banned beards, smoking in public and lipsynching at concerts, and spent billions in gas ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:21:33 GMT

Best Vaporizers: Magic-Flight Launch Box is Hippie-Tastic [Reviews] - SFGate (blog)


SFGate (blog)

Best Vaporizers: Magic-Flight Launch Box is Hippie-Tastic [Reviews]
SFGate (blog)
There's hundreds of ways to make the jump from combustion to vaporization, and the Magic-Flight Launch Box is probably one of the most approachable. It's a hand-held, ... the palm of your hard. It's really easy to pre-load a bowl and launch as needed ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:57:08 GMT

The Re-Baathification of Iraq - Foreign Policy (blog)


The Re-Baathification of Iraq
Foreign Policy (blog)
If JRTN were to break with the Islamic State and help the Iraqi government and U.S. forces fight the terrorists, it would go a long way towards stabilizing the country and perhaps lead to a broader political reconciliation in which Sunnis who once ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:08:48 GMT

Teen Talk: Parents' hard line on e-cigarettes sparks rift - Sacramento Bee


Teen Talk: Parents' hard line on e-cigarettes sparks rift
Sacramento Bee
DEAR BROOKE: E-cigs are simply liquid nicotine and the easy answer about safety is that no nicotine-containing product is safe. It has been advertised as a ... People will tell you e-cigs are much safer than traditional cigarettes or that they help ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:24:47 GMT

Online News. Community Views. - The Batavian


Online News. Community Views.
The Batavian
"It's another way for us to get our food into the community," Metzler said. "We've never done ... Firefighters seem to have stopped the drainage about 100 yards south of the accident scene. The driver ... Specializing in smoked meats -- each meat is ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:02:52 -0700

Top Asian News at 4:00 a.m. GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history. It was the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country, which is still coming to terms with the disappearance of Flight 370 and its 239 passengers and ... Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:32:38 -0700

Top Asian News at 4:30 a.m. GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history. It was the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country, which is still coming to terms with the disappearance of Flight 370 and its 239 passengers and ... Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:32:56 -0700

Top Asian News at 3:30 a.m. GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history. It was the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country, which is still coming to terms with the disappearance of Flight 370 and its 239 passengers and ... Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:03:00 -0700

Top Asian News at 5:00 a.m. GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history. It was the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country, which is still coming to terms with the disappearance of Flight 370 and its 239 passengers and ... Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:32:38 -0700

Top Asian News at 5:30 a.m. GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history. It was the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country, which is still coming to terms with the disappearance of Flight 370 and its 239 passengers and ... Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:02:35 -0700

Top Asian News at 9:00 p.m. GMT

BANGKOK (AP) — Three months after overthrowing an elected government, Thailand's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will prolong his rule and bolster the military's grip on power. Thailand's legislature voted overwhelmingly Thursday to name Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha to the new job. There was little doubt over the outcome ... Read more

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:10:26 -0700
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:02:57 -0700

Top Asian News at 7:00 a.m. GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of the twin tragedies. The bodies and ashes of 20 victims from the Malaysia Airlines jet that was shot down over eastern Ukraine ... Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:32:44 -0700

Top Asian News at 6:30 a.m. GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of the twin tragedies. The bodies and ashes of 20 victims from the Malaysia Airlines jet that was shot down over eastern Ukraine ... Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:02:40 -0700

Top Asian News at 6:00 a.m. GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of the twin tragedies. The bodies and ashes of 20 victims from the Malaysia Airlines jet that was shot down over eastern Ukraine ... Read more

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June 19, 2012 by  
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:02:44 GMT

Steve Smith: 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Spoon and Tom Petty albums tops the ... - San Bernardino Sun


Steve Smith: 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Spoon and Tom Petty albums tops the ...
San Bernardino Sun
4), “Hypnotic eye” from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (No. ... Her latest album, “Blue Smoke” that's combined with “The Very Best of. ... 1, 1962 audition for Decca Records in north London. ... England notched 22 hit singles here (six of them reaching ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:06:14 GMT

Vale of Glamorgan: Your community news - WalesOnline


WalesOnline

Vale of Glamorgan: Your community news
WalesOnline
The last stop on the tour was St Cein's Church, Llangeinor, for its spectacular views over valleys and the vale. The tour ended at Mr Beghini's ... Entry is free. PARLIAMENT : The next trip to the Houses of Parliament, run by Llynfi Labour Party, is on ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:31:38 GMT

TRAVEL: Three countries, 330km, one long day in the saddle - BDlive


BDlive

TRAVEL: Three countries, 330km, one long day in the saddle
BDlive
There was something calm, hypnotic, about those early hours in the half-light until I stopped to adjust my shoe and saw the entire snake fly past, leaving me alone on the mountain and forced to spend the next half an hour frantically chasing to re ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:09:59 GMT

Bombay Bicycle Club tour visuals - Creative Review (blog)


Creative Review (blog)

Bombay Bicycle Club tour visuals
Creative Review (blog)
Bombay Bicycle Club's hypnotic visuals for their recent tour made for a sensory-stimulating show, and they stood-out as the new experiential players at major festivals this summer including dreamy Suffolk weekender Latitude and the hedonistic paradise ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:00:09 GMT

UK 'urgently investigates' suspected British executioner in Foley video - Yahoo News


Yahoo News

UK 'urgently investigates' suspected British executioner in Foley video
Yahoo News
In what the Daily Telegraph describes as a London accent, the executioner says that the US has "been at the forefront of the aggression towards the Islamic State," before killing Foley. Foley went missing in Syria in November 2012, after militants ...

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:23:46 GMT

Out on the tiles: a rooftop tour of St Petersburg - The Guardian


The Guardian

Out on the tiles: a rooftop tour of St Petersburg
The Guardian
As I ponder using an AK47 to protect the Welsh slate on my south London flat, I realise urban climbing's appeal works at micro as well as macro level. Across the courtyard a woman is smoking while watching television; another is watering a plant. It's ...

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:15:54 GMT

Summer Movie Journal #5 - Memphis Flyer


Memphis Flyer

Summer Movie Journal #5
Memphis Flyer
Stanley Kubrick)—Kubrick is a cable television hypnotist; stop to watch a scene or two, and the next time you check your watch, two hours of your life have vanished. Part of this comes ... Hot Fuzz, about a London supercop (Simon Pegg) who thinks ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:04:23 GMT

Discotek Media Sets 'Cardcaptor Sakura' Movie Blu-ray & 'Sherlock Hound ... - The Fandom Post


Discotek Media Sets 'Cardcaptor Sakura' Movie Blu-ray & 'Sherlock Hound ...
The Fandom Post
Sakura is hypnotized and led to discover both a watery phantom world, and the evil woman who inhabits it. But is this spirit as malicious as she seems, or does she burn with a desire for revenge? Sherlock Hound Concept: The story takes place at the end ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:41:59 GMT

This Day, August 20, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin - Cleveland Jewish News (blog)


This Day, August 20, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin
Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
As President, Harrison had Secretary of State James G. Blaine issue instructions to the American minister to Russia to “exert his influence” to stop Czar Alexander III from implementing his draconian anti-Jewish regulations. In 1891, a Christian ...

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:48:47 GMT

Murakami's Weird, Wonderful World - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Murakami's Weird, Wonderful World
Daily Beast
Frankly, I'm hypnotized. How else to explain being captivated by stories that incorporate flat-out fantasy when I'm normally not much of a fantasy fan (hey, a sleeping woman just disappeared through a television screen—how cool, and how terrifying ...

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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


The Independent

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 ...
Quitting rate falls for smokersThe Northern Echo
Campaign aims to help stop smokingNew Post Leader
Doctors may be missing chances to talk to teens about smokingReuters
Monthly Prescribing Reference -News-Medical.net -HealthCanal.com
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:17:51 GMT

Fewer smokers quitting through NHS services - Pulse


Manchester Evening News

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
Smoking Cessation Programs: Udemy program helps quit cigarettes by ...DigitalJournal.com

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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 smokers using NHS to quitNursing in Practice
Fewer quitting smoking in SheffieldSheffield Telegraph

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:33:18 GMT

Drop in Stop Smoking Service uptake - Yahoo News UK


Yahoo News UK

Drop in Stop Smoking Service uptake
Yahoo News UK
The comments come after new figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show that 586,337 people set a quit date through the NHS Stop Smoking Services in England in 2013/14 - down 19% on 2012/13. HSCIC said that while ...

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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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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
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. The campaign which was launched by the state ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:19:56 GMT

How The 'Nudge' Method Could Help You Quit Smoking - Huffington Post Canada


How The 'Nudge' Method Could Help You Quit Smoking
Huffington Post Canada
It has suggestions for the suppression of smoking, intemperate drinking, and problem gambling. Consider one example: cigarettes and bank deposits. In one program an individual trying to stop smoking opens a bank account. For six months she deposits the ...

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:51:57 GMT

NHS bans smoking at north-east hospitals - Aberdeen Press and Journal


NHS bans smoking at north-east hospitals
Aberdeen Press and Journal
“But it's hard for patients to go cold turkey and they should be offered support to quit smoking while in hospital.” Blue posters and leaflets bearing the slogan 'We care about your fresh air' will advise patients and visitors of the new rules and ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:32:16 GMT

Is Smoking Irrational? - Forbes


Is Smoking Irrational?
Forbes
Since each cigarette consumed probably takes about six minutes to smoke, this is equivalent to saying that smokers give up one minute of life for every minute spent smoking. This does not even take into account discounting[1]: were we to do so properly ...

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:31:39 GMT

New effort to stop fake cigarettes filled with excrement, mould and asbestos - The Guardian


The Guardian

New effort to stop fake cigarettes filled with excrement, mould and asbestos
The Guardian
Efforts to reduce smoking and improve health are being hampered by the black market trade of millions of illegal cigarettes filled with human excrement, dead flies, rat droppings, mould and asbestos, local authority leaders have warned. The Local ...

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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 22:25:40 -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

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

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

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:15:30 -0700

Planet of the Apps

Give up cigarettes, drink less and check your exposure to sunlight with these apps, all backed by the relevant healthcare organisations. This one takes a practical approach for smokers: look how much money you’ve saved. 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

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, 20 Aug 2014 07:29:33 -0700

Killing our town – 200 people expected to die from smoking-related disease in Hartlepool this year

MORE than 200 people are expected to die from smoking-related diseases in Hartlepool this year. Read more

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:24:44 -0700

E-cigarettes face blanket ban on hospital grounds

SCOTTISH health boards’ policy on the issue of smoking in hospital grounds was thrown into confusion last night after it emerged e-cigarettes could be part of a blanket ban. Read more

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:36:43 GMT

Stubbed Out - National Review Online (blog)


Stubbed Out
National Review Online (blog)
On any given evening, half a dozen languages flit through the thick smoke — the midtown-Manhattan location is a few blocks from United Nations headquarters — and cufflinks with the flags of several countries line the walls, along with candles ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:55:46 GMT

Brown backs legislation aimed at combating infant mortality - Columbus Dispatch


Columbus Dispatch

Brown backs legislation aimed at combating infant mortality
Columbus Dispatch
In June, the Greater Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force issued a list of recommendations including, getting more women health insurance, focusing on pre-natal care, helping pregnant women quit smoking and promoting safe sleeping for infants.

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:10:49 GMT

Council gives tepid response to e-cigs proposal at Chamber forum - Ames Tribune


Council gives tepid response to e-cigs proposal at Chamber forum
Ames Tribune
A comprehensive review of current research by University of California-San Francisco scientists, published in an American Heart Association journal in May, concluded that there was no evidence e-cigarettes help people quit smoking, that their vapor ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:44:29 GMT

Report workforce health data publicly, to benefit workers, companies and investors - Washington Post


Report workforce health data publicly, to benefit workers, companies and investors
Washington Post
Your employer will be motivated to help you quit smoking, get more exercise and eat more nutritious food. Your boss will care about your health and you and your family will benefit. ... the Vitality Institute, a think tank focused on health promotion ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:50:19 GMT

"If we aren't viewed as legitimate...we aren't going to be effective," Says ... - Reason (blog)


Reason (blog)

"If we aren't viewed as legitimate...we aren't going to be effective," Says ...
Reason (blog)
The comments by the former chief (now the director of Public Safety at Northeastern University) were published in June of this year in a roundup of professional opinion on Future Trends in Policing compiled by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:26:15 GMT

DIY diagnosis: How an extreme athlete uncovered her genetic flaw - Philly.com


Philly.com

DIY diagnosis: How an extreme athlete uncovered her genetic flaw
Philly.com
This time, it did not stop. By the time the paramedics arrived, Kim was slumped against a wall and her chest was shaking. Her tachycardia had lasted for almost an hour and progressed to ventricular fibrillation – that is, her heartbeat was erratic as ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:55:16 GMT

Extended support helps patients stay smoke-free after hospital discharge - HealthCanal.com


Extended support helps patients stay smoke-free after hospital discharge
HealthCanal.com
Offering smokers help to quit smoking during their hospital stay is now a measure of the quality of care for U.S. hospitals developed by the Joint Commission and endorsed by the National Quality Forum. “Our program can help other U.S. hospitals meet ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:21:09 GMT

Smokefree debate lights up Invercargill forum - Southland Times


Smokefree debate lights up Invercargill forum
Southland Times
Speaking during public forum, Wells said the council should consider making Esk St a smoke free zone as part of inner-city upgrade plans. The upgrade was intended to make the CBD a family friendly area, and stopping people from smoking along Esk St ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:17:04 GMT

'Stop accepting fund donations from tobacco companies' - ABS CBN News


'Stop accepting fund donations from tobacco companies'
ABS CBN News
During the forum, Prof. Robert Proctor exposed the strategies of the tobacco industry to continue to lure more people to smoking despite glaring set of evidence linking cigarette smoking to lung cancer way back in 1954. From allegedly buying the ...

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:44:15 GMT

Mecklenburg Co. Holds Public Forum on Proposed Smoking Ban Extension - TWC News


Mecklenburg Co. Holds Public Forum on Proposed Smoking Ban Extension
TWC News
"When people are using this primarily to quit smoking, again, it sends the wrong message. You are telling people, 'Hey, this is bad, you shouldn't use this to quit smoking,' and it sends people back to cigarettes," said Johnathan Burger of Charlotte ...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:13:36 -0700

Stop tanning and sunbathing: Is that realistic?

The U.S. Surgeon General is calling for people to stop tanning and sunbathing. Read more

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

Sun, 03 Aug 2014 08:54:24 -0700

"The tide is turning," say the organisers of the region's first pro-cannabis rally as it passes without a single arrest

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to legalise cannabis claim the tide is turning in their favour as the region’s first pro-cannabis rally passed without a single arrest this weekend. 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

Sun, 03 Aug 2014 01:54:35 -0700

Israel-Gaza conflict - August 2 as it happened

Israeli troops pull back for the first time during the three week conflict as missing soldier is confirmed as dead. All the latest news is here 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

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:32:14 -0700

What Rob Ford can teach us about populism in Canada & some strategies to counter it

EDITOR: We’re pleased to publish this guest post by Frank Cunningham, an emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at University of Toronto. To download a PDF of this article, go here. Photo by Shawn Micallef. Spending part of each year in Vancouver, I have witnessed changing attitudes toward the plight of Toronto given its […] The post What Rob Ford can teach us about populism in ... 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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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. .... It's time for me to go home.'" The rest ...

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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
Those who read the Journal know that I've recently been vocal in my opinions about the management of our Bathing Beach. I am, however, no armchair critic, but am at the beach virtually every summer day (until Columbus Day) for a swim – and have been ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:28:37 GMT

Beefs and Bouquets, Friday, August 22, 20414 - Comox Valley Echo


Beefs and Bouquets, Friday, August 22, 20414
Comox Valley Echo
A BEEF to all those individuals who smoke pot at Lewis Park. Cigarettes smell is ... Incoming retirees are big income earners, likely they will want a natural view, and go elsewhere. Sawmill and paper ..... Thanks to the many kind souls that did stop ...

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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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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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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:07:52 GMT

Suzi Godson :10 Things You Neeed to Know Before You Take Natural ... - Huffington Post UK


Suzi Godson :10 Things You Neeed to Know Before You Take Natural ...
Huffington Post UK
Although the internet is awash with promotions for natural sex remedies such as Avena Sativa, Damiana, Ginseng, Ginkgo Biloba, Maca, Muira Puama, or Zinc, there is no credible scientific evidence to show that any of them improve libido, or sexual ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:02:07 GMT

SENIOR SCENE: Aug. 20 - Wicked Local Plymouth


SENIOR SCENE: Aug. 20
Wicked Local Plymouth
In order to make informed decisions, seniors must be aware of issues such as wills, nursing home planning, trusts and new probate law changes. By attending this free workshop, you will learn about the obstacles you could face when making such decisions ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:36:50 GMT

We got your weekend: Krewes, booze and blues - NolaVie


We got your weekend: Krewes, booze and blues
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Lounging at a table in the dim light while listening to some original jazz and munching on Creole cuisine sounds like the perfect remedy for late-summertime blues. This Thursday at the Marigny bar, Daddy B and the Weapons of DeFunktion will take things ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:27:08 GMT

Love thy neighbour - it will reduce your heart attack risk! - TheHealthSite


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Love thy neighbour - it will reduce your heart attack risk!
TheHealthSite
Heart Friendly neighbours may be good for your heart. Researchers have found that bonding well with your neighbours might extend social support network which is linked to lower cardiovascular disease risk. 'Perceived neighbourhood social cohesion could ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:28:18 GMT

Romero, Iraq and Asia: full transcript of the Q+A from the Papal Plane - The Tablet (subscription)


Romero, Iraq and Asia: full transcript of the Q+A from the Papal Plane
The Tablet (subscription)
I know that the consolation that I can give, my words, are not a remedy. I cannot give ... How many times under this excuse of stopping an unjust aggressor the powers (that intervened) have taken control of peoples, and have made a true war of conquest ...

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:21:33 -0700

Ultimate Herpes Protocol Pdf Review Exposes Melanie Addington's Guide to Naturally Treat Herpes – Vkool.com

The Ultimate Herpes Protocol Pdf review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Melanie Addington’s book for treating all types of herpes. (PRWeb July 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ultimate-herpes-protocol/review/prweb12032399.htm Read more

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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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:07:46 GMT

How real is 'Orange is the New Black'? Former Tutwiler inmates compare ... - The Birmingham News - al.com


How real is 'Orange is the New Black'? Former Tutwiler inmates compare ...
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There's a prison hairstylist with a salon and lots of tools at her disposal. Sheena King: We did hair with nail clippers. And they did a very good job at it. The same inmates cut other inmates' hair. They don't have a salon; they do it in the bathroom ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:24:59 GMT

Euclid man arrested for Seven Hills car theft and marijuana possession ... - Sun News - cleveland.com


Euclid man arrested for Seven Hills car theft and marijuana possession ...
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The officer pulled the car over and was joined by Broadview Heights Police for a felony traffic stop. The officer told the driver – a Euclid man, 36 – to put the keys of ... The driver was also cited for no rear illumination, drug trafficking ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:08:20 GMT

Virtual reality cures real world craving - The Daily Cougar


Virtual reality cures real world craving
The Daily Cougar
Using tools from the virtual world to tackle real world substance abuse, UH Associate Dean of Research and Director of the Virtual Reality Clinical Research Lab Patrick Bordnick and his team are submerging patients into virtual situations to explore ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:57:09 GMT

Do multivitamin supplements increase mortality risk? - PLoS Blogs (blog)


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Do multivitamin supplements increase mortality risk?
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The food questionnaire used in the study was well-developed, tested, and validated – it is one of the best tools we have to efficiently assess dietary patterns in large groups of people – but it is not perfect. Incorrect recall, if ... In the Iowa ...

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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 habit ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:57:50 GMT

QuitCash Challenge gives Minnesota smokers incentive to quit by offering ... - News-Medical.net


QuitCash Challenge gives Minnesota smokers incentive to quit by offering ...
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Launched by ClearWay Minnesota in 2001, QUITPLAN Services offers all Minnesotans year-round, free access to quit-smoking counseling and provides a menu of free tools to help people quit tobacco. Minnesotans can find out about all the free help to quit ...

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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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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:47:37 GMT

West Side Neighborhood Watch - Akron Leader Publications


West Side Neighborhood Watch
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11, employees of a Montrose hotel requested assistance in evicting occupants from a room for smoking marijuana. The occupants were ... Police are seeking three white males in connection with breaking and entering and felony theft of landscaping ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:02:28 GMT

Seven ways pot legalization has been a disaster in Colorado - Canada Free Press


Seven ways pot legalization has been a disaster in Colorado
Canada Free Press
It creates so much undisciplined behavior on the part of people who are not the sharpest tools in the drawer to begin with, the result is far more overall criminal behavior, even if possession of pot itself is not something to be prosecuted. About that ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:11:32 GMT

IRS watchdog finds flaws in medical device tax implementation Iowa judge ... - Politico


IRS watchdog finds flaws in medical device tax implementation Iowa judge ...
Politico
Their concern arises from an FDA announcement this past spring that the tools may spread undetected uterine cancer. Since that ... FREE MEDS AND PHONE CALLS HELP SMOKERS QUITSmokers who received a supply of tobacco-cessation medication as well as a ...

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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

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

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, 24 Jul 2014 06:41:52 -0700

A reliable pathway to quit smoking

WHEN Mount Isa smokers want to kick the habit they go to reformed smoker and Mount Isa cardiac nurse practitioner Haunnah Rheault for the best pathway to success. 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

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

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:11:05 -0700

Virtual reality cures real world craving

  Using tools from the virtual world to tackle real world substance abuse, UH Associate Dean of Research and Director of the Virtual Reality Clinical Research Lab Patrick Bordnick and his team are submerging patients into virtual situations to explore the triggers for their substance abuse. By taking users out of the typical counseling environment, [&hellip -- " Virtual reality cures real world ... Read more

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:25:03 -0700

Fight to combat synthetic drugs includes new tools and faces new threats, Pam Bondi says in Jacksonville

E-cigarette devices designed to smoke nicotine liquids are now shaped like writing pens, which a student could use at school to ingest synthetic drugs. Read more

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:35:56 -0700

Things to do in the Tampa area

Carrollwood Back-to-school bash Bring the whole family to Whole Foods Market, 3802 Northdale Blvd., on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. for kid-friendly festivities, a free storewide sampling and special back-to-school deals. A "Build Your Trail Mix" station, magician, face painting by the YMCA and fire truck tours by … Read more

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:04:23 GMT

New Research: E-Cigs Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes - Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic


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New Research: E-Cigs Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes
Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
E-cigs have been shown to be as effective as nicotine inhalers in reducing both craving and withdrawals effects. Another study found that e-cigs may be comparable but were no more effective for smoking cessation than nicotine patches or placebo e-cigs ...
E-cigarettes are not a 'gateway,' they help smokers quitHillsboro Tribune
What to Do about E-CigarettesHuman Resource Executive Online

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:14:23 GMT

Area Hospitals Help Smokers Quit - WTAJ


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Area Hospitals Help Smokers Quit
WTAJ
UPMC Altoona, Penn Highlands Healthcare Hospitals In Brookville, Clearfield, Dubois and Elk, and Mount Nittany Medical Center. all provide smoking cessation information and offer to connect patients with resources such as the nicotine patch to help ...
Simple measures made hospital patients 70 percent more likely to quit smokingWest Hawaii Today
Public Health Officials Should Embrace E-CigarettesDaily Caller
Indigenous smoking program cuts risk widening the gapThe Conversation AU

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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


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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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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:05:41 GMT

Collaborative study of uninsured smokers finds benefit from pairing nicotine ... - Medical Xpress


Collaborative study of uninsured smokers finds benefit from pairing nicotine ...
Medical Xpress
Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Smoking ...

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:17:32 GMT

Mason's Morsels: Brandon Marshall, kickoff coverage and sandwiches - DenverBroncos.com (blog)


Mason's Morsels: Brandon Marshall, kickoff coverage and sandwiches
DenverBroncos.com (blog)
If Peyton Manning, Demaryius Thomas and Orlando Franklin were sandwiches, what would they be? That and more in this week's mailbag. On camera and via the written word, it's the four edition of the mailbag. If you want to get into the next mailbag ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:48:47 GMT

No-nicotine policy ignites debate: What are your thoughts? - The Patriot-News


No-nicotine policy ignites debate: What are your thoughts?
The Patriot-News
1, people who are offered jobs will be tested for nicotine. Those who fail won't be hired. It should be noted that if the applicant tests positive as the result of using an "approved" cessation device such as nicotine gum or patch, the positive test ...

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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
TIME
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 ...
Smokers trying to quit reach for e-cigarettes the most: surveyNew York Daily News

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:16:19 GMT

Thoughts from the Publisher - Signal Tribune


Thoughts from the Publisher
Signal Tribune
Well, my dear Dr. Gregg informed me that if I didn't quit smoking I'd have to go through the whole thing again and again, and if I decided to keep smoking and not have the procedure repeated, I would probably lose my teeth. Now there's my motivator ...

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:07:25 GMT

Major Review Shows E-Cigs Likely Less Harmful Than Cigarettes - dailyRx


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Major Review Shows E-Cigs Likely Less Harmful Than Cigarettes
dailyRx
The authors noted that more experienced e-cig users got more nicotine during use. As for using an e-cig to quit smoking, the reviewers found that, generally, e-cigs worked better than gum or the patch in quitting smoking. The authors cited one paper ...
FDA Should Not Regulate E-Cigarettes as Tobacco ProductsU.S. News & World Report
The war on smoking (except maybe pot)RenewAmerica
Vape 'Em If You Got 'Em: Benefits Of E-Cigarettes Outweigh RisksScience 2.0
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:40:15 GMT

KU School of Medicine approved for $2 million funding award by the Patient ... - The Kansas City Kansan


KU School of Medicine approved for $2 million funding award by the Patient ...
The Kansas City Kansan
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A research team at the University of Kansas School of Medicine has been approved for a $2 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to address tobacco use among African-Americans who ...

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0700

E-cigarette market on fire while scientists wage heated debate

Electronic cigarette use is skyrocketing, revenue has reached the billions of dollars, legislators are talking about — and enacting — regulations, and more and more research is published every month. Earlier this week, the New York Times highlighted a growing concern that the tobacco industry is taking over the business and targeting kids with flavours that sound like candy as well as ... 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

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:54:56 -0700

Blackburn nurse wins special award

A NURSE who helps people stub out their smoking habits has won a coveted award. Read more

Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:24:30 -0700

Safe or not? More studies examine the risk of electronic cigarettes

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — More studies are examining the risk of electronic cigarettes, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. How safe are electronic cigarettes and what public health role could they play in reducing the risk from consuming tobacco products? As the tobacco industry, consumers and public health advocates continue to wait on the Food and Drug […] Read more

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:44:17 -0700

Arizona’s Pima County Likely To Stop Hiring Smokers

Life isn’t easy for smokers in most places as it is, given not only heavy regulations but also significant social stigma — and now in Pima County, Arizona, you can add “potential difficulty in earning a basic living” to the list of smoking drawbacks. Pima County administrator Chuck Huckelberry issued a memo dated July 25, Read more

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:47:39 -0700

Woman Overboard: How Swimming in a Rooftop Pool Saved Me From Addiction

Author Susan Shapiro learns that laps on Tar Beach can be a substitute for smoking and drinking — until she wrecks her back doing too many of them. Read more

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

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:24:00 -0700

Research and Markets: Transdermal Drug Delivery - Updated Technologies, Markets, and Companies Analysis to 2023

Research and Markets has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's new report "Transdermal Drug Delivery - Read more

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:45:24 -0700

Study undercuts beliefs on menopausal hormone therapy

A study that aimed to redeem the use of menopausal hormone therapy to reduce heart disease failed to show it prevents hardening of coronary arteries in women soon after menopause. Read more

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:23:34 -0700

E-Cigarette industry booming, but are they really a safer alternative?

"Nicotine is a toxin, it's a poison, it's highly addictive," says cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Mitchell Lirtzman. And it's a major ingredient in the liquid used to fill E-cigs. As cigarette smoke continues to be the leading cause of preventable death in the united states, with nearly half a million people dying every year, awareness about the hazards of tobacco smoke grows, but as these efforts ... Read more

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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
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 ...
Public health's biggest weakness, as illustrated by e-cigarettesPLoS Blogs (blog)
Ban on e-cigarettes to be considered by Toronto's board of healthToronto Star
Toronto Medical Officer Pushing for E-Cigarette BanThe True North Times
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:51:35 GMT

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


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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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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:02:03 GMT

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


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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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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:53:41 GMT

Did smoking marijuana give these young men heart attacks? - Fox News


Fox News

Did smoking marijuana give these young men heart attacks?
Fox News
Recent reports of sudden heart problems in people who had smoked marijuana has raised concerns about its safety, especially as more states legalize the drug for medical and recreational use. “Marijuana smoking is becoming more prevalent,” said Dr.

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:57:09 GMT

Do multivitamin supplements increase mortality risk? - PLoS Blogs (blog)


PLoS Blogs (blog)

Do multivitamin supplements increase mortality risk?
PLoS Blogs (blog)
A quick Google search ruled out the possibility that I have been deaf to a roaring thunder of anti-vitamin sentiment, as there is little news reporting on potential adverse effects of vitamin supplements. Before the ... In the Iowa Women's Health Study ...

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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


FDA fails to account for e-cigarettes' health benefits
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The proposed regulation will push manufacturers to tout other factors — such as flavor, price, and convenience — thus steering manufacturers away from developing new products aimed at helping smokers reduce or quit smoking. Unintended consequences ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:40:15 GMT

KU School of Medicine approved for $2 million funding award by the Patient ... - The Kansas City Kansan


KU School of Medicine approved for $2 million funding award by the Patient ...
The Kansas City Kansan
A research team at the University of Kansas School of Medicine has been approved for a $2 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to address tobacco use among African-Americans who do not smoke on a daily ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:45:02 GMT

Dr Chireka: Let's talk about infertility - New Zimbabwe.com


New Zimbabwe.com

Dr Chireka: Let's talk about infertility
New Zimbabwe.com
A couple will be diagnosed as being infertile if they have not managed to have a baby after one year of trying. There are two types of infertility: .... And, thirdly, premature ovarian failure – where a woman's ovaries stop working before she is 40 ...

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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
You got your mate Joe who quit with patches, it worked for him, but he didn't smoke as much as me. And the lady at work used Champix to quit but she had a bunch of crazy side effects. Then there's Phil, your drinking buddy who quit with the gum but ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:29:46 GMT

Ice Buckets: Not the Cure for ALS - The Epoch Times


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Ice Buckets: Not the Cure for ALS
The Epoch Times
Let's stop pretending like pouring ice on ourselves means anything until we can acknowledge the research that some of the causes and cures for ALS already exist — none of them involving pharmaceutical intervention. ... With 300+ adverse health effects ...

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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

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, 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

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:21:32 -0700

Man and dog get seizures from "Crazy Monkey" drug, doctors say

Synthetic cannabis known as "Crazy Monkey" can have serious and unpredictable health consequences 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

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:27:48 -0700

Are e-cigs healthier than cigarettes?

According to the new study e-cigarettes are healthier than regular cigarettes and according to the researchers should not be regulated more strictly. Read more

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 00:59:48 -0700

An aspirin a day, can keep cancer away?

Healthy people should be encouraged to take a daily dose of aspirin to ward off cancer, says a detailed new study highlighting the benefits of the household drug. Read more

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 03:54:47 -0700

Why An Aspirin A Day Could Cut Your Risk Of Cancer

An aspirin a day could dramatically reduce your chance of getting cancer , according to a new study. The research shows that long-term use of aspirin significantly reduces the risk of developing major cancers, mostly affecting the digestive tract, and dying from them. If everyone in the UK aged 50 to 64 took aspirin for 10 years an estimated 130,357 cancer deaths could be avoided over two ... Read more

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:18:58 -0700

Man seeks smoking ban on popular Lawrence street

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A software developer has started an online petition seeking to ban smoking on one of the Lawrence’s most popular streets through downtown. Mike DuPont says he’s sick of walking on Massachusetts Street and smelling like cigarette smoke when he gets home. He says a ban on smoking in restaurants and bars has […] Read more

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:55:14 -0700

Spotlighting a rare and often silent form of kidney cancer

What may seem like vague symptoms - side pain, fatigue, and fever - can turn into an alarming diagnosis for the estimated 65,000 people each year who learn they have kidney cancer. Read more

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:46:56 GMT

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit - WebMD


Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit
WebMD
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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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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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:11:26 GMT

Decide: 5 Ways to Turn Your "Decisions" Into Results - Huffington Post


Decide: 5 Ways to Turn Your "Decisions" Into Results
Huffington Post
I was in a conversation with a client recently discussing all the things he wanted to do: "Start this organizational initiative, mend and build this relationship, start exercising again, stop eating so much sugar..." He explained to me how he wanted to ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:26:08 GMT

Smokeless tobacco more than just a baseball problem - Comcast SportsNet New England


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Smokeless tobacco more than just a baseball problem
Comcast SportsNet New England
Packing a dip isn't like smoking a cigarette and having everyone within a 30-foot radius know exactly what you're up to. You can sit next to someone with a dip in your mouth and unless they're tuned in they won't have a clue. So you can certainly get ...

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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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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:10:35 GMT

Shooting for a Cause - Valdosta Daily Times


Shooting for a Cause
Valdosta Daily Times
She said her prior four years of military service as a public affairs officer motivated her to raise funds for both charities. “While I was deployed, I spent a lot of time following members of Special Forces,” said Dickey. “I used to wonder to myself ...

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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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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:26:15 GMT

DIY diagnosis: How an extreme athlete uncovered her genetic flaw - Philly.com


Philly.com

DIY diagnosis: How an extreme athlete uncovered her genetic flaw
Philly.com
A few weeks later she started having trouble lifting her feet properly near the end of her runs, and her toes would scuff the ground. Her back started to ache, and then her joints too. This was in 2002, ..... “The evidence is pretty good for this being ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:51:03 GMT

Guest Post: Tyson Chandler 2014-2015 Fantasy Outlook - The Smoking Cuban


Guest Post: Tyson Chandler 2014-2015 Fantasy Outlook
The Smoking Cuban
At the end of the season, he was averaging 8.7 points per game, 9.6 rebounds per game, 1.1 assists per game, 1.1 blocks per game and 0.7 steals per game. He shot 59 percent from the floor and only 63 percent from the charity stripe. Last season was his ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:52:53 GMT

Phenomena: - National Geographic


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Phenomena:
National Geographic
This time, it did not stop. By the time the paramedics arrived, Kim was slumped against a wall and her chest was shaking. Her tachycardia had lasted for almost an hour and progressed to ventricular fibrillation – that is, her heartbeat was erratic as ...
DIY Diagnosis: How One Woman Uncovered Her Own Genetic FlawGizmodo Australia

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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, 13 Aug 2014 09:15:06 -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 advocacy, said its random surveys disclosed this ... Read more

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:30:09 -0700

New scientific review: Current evidence suggests benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh harms

( Queen Mary, University of London ) A major scientific review of available research on the use, content, and safety of e-cigarettes has concluded that -- although long-term health effects of e-cigarette use are unknown -- compared with conventional cigarettes they are likely to be much less harmful to users or bystanders. Read more

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:25:02 -0700

Benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh harms, current evidence suggests

A major scientific review of available research on the use, content, and safety of e-cigarettes has concluded that -- although long-term health effects of e-cigarette use are unknown -- compared with conventional cigarettes they are likely to be much less harmful to users or bystanders. 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

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:28:50 -0700

Meck Co. residents have questions about proposed smoking and tobacco ban

Jonathan Burger doesn't smoke or use tobacco. Still, he felt compelled to attend a public forum about the proposed ordinance to ban cigarette smoking from all county and city government buildings, and Read more

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:03:32 -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

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 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

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

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:04:23 GMT

New Research: E-Cigs Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes - Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic


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New Research: E-Cigs Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes
Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has outpaced available scientific data – especially when it comes to answering two questions: Are they safe? Can they help people quit conventional cigarettes? Now, a new analysis of 81 studies supports ...
What to Do about E-CigarettesHuman Resource Executive Online

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:21:08 GMT

Doctors may be missing chances to talk to teens about smoking - Reuters


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Doctors may be missing chances to talk to teens about smoking
Reuters
“Given that tobacco is still the number one preventable cause of death and disease in the U.S., it is surprising that more clinicians are not intervening with adolescent patients to help them avoid or quit tobacco,” lead author Gillian L. Schauer, of ...
10% of cancer survivors still smoke decade laterPFhub

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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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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
Las Vegas Review-Journal
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

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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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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:37:14 GMT

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


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Recent Study from a Tobacco State Paints E-Cigarettes in Favorable Light
Legal Examiner
And, while many of the proponents of e-cigarettes say e-cigs are mainly for tobacco users who are trying to quit, as discussed in earlier articles, the CDC is reporting a significant increase in sales and use of e-cigarettes among middle-schoolers and ...
Medical officer recommends Toronto ban e-cigarettesGlobalnews.ca
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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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 02:42:16 GMT

Fact check: Too soon to know if e-cigarettes help people quit smoking - Yahoo!7 News


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Fact check: Too soon to know if e-cigarettes help people quit smoking
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E-cigarettes are not currently approved for use as a quitting device in Australia, as they have not yet been assessed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration, whose website says the Australian Government is concerned about the use of e-cigarettes, and ...
Hit & Myths: beware the downside of e-cigarettesSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
E-Cigarettes: Health Menace or Health Aid?Pharmacy Times
Legal product, criminal acts: Why tobacco companies deserve punitive damagesNews & Observer

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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 14:25:45 GMT

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


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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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:36:09 GMT

E-cigarette business unbowed by expanded ban - The Coloradoan


E-cigarette business unbowed by expanded ban
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Being lumped in with conventional smokers isn't much of a change for e-cigarette users, who Stringer said mostly use the devices as a way to quit smoking. "As ex-smokers they're used to being outside smoking anyway, so they're all fine with taking the ...

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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, 08 Aug 2014 11:26:22 -0700

U.S. Attorneys General press FDA for tougher e-cigarette rules

By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Attorneys general from 29 U.S. states urged the Food and Drug Administration on Friday to strengthen its proposed regulation on electronic cigarettes to better protect young people from nicotine addiction. In a letter, attorneys general from states including New York, Illinois, Indiana and Massachusetts asked the FDA to prohibit flavors other than tobacco ... 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

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

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:01:56 -0700

Metro Vapor Plus opens new storefront in Taylor as e-cig market grows

In the midst of a small but increasingly growing market, one Downriver electronic cigarette store has upgraded to a 1,560 square-foot storefront in Taylor. Read more

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:15:06 -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 advocacy, said its random surveys disclosed this ... Read more

Sun, 03 Aug 2014 01:34:20 -0700

Fact check: Too soon to know if e-cigarettes help people quit smoking

E-cigarettes are increasingly popular with smokers and people who are trying to quit smoking. Read more

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:56:33 -0700

Why E-Cigarettes Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

It's little wonder why e-cigarettes' popularity has exploded into a $2 billion industry over the last few years; the promise of safe, harmless nicotine delivery without all the carcinogenic byproducts of looseleaf combustion is a hard offer to pass up. But are these devices and the nicotinated fluids they atomize really that safe? Stephen Dorf says so . Science, on the other hand, says it's ... Read more

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:00:41 -0700

Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. 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

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