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2 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Cause Of Brain Tumors Continues To Elude Scientists, Even After Decades Of Research

Even after years of research scientists are no closer to determining the risk factors for brain tumors.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

6 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Oregon Proposes Ban On Smoking Along Its Coastline

Authorities want to cut down on cigarette butts in the sand, so they're moving to ban smoking on all 362 miles of the state's Pacific Coast.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Chandler, AZ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Houston Press

Houston to Ban Smoking at Parks, Pools, Golf Courses

Following a trend that is occurring in numerous cities across the country, the city will extend its ban of smoking already enforced in most public indoor spaces, outdoor stadiums and within 25 feet of buildings to larger outdoor areas as well beginning September 2 .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, South Houston, TX

ABC News

Oregon Moves to Ban Smoking on Beaches

The move this week by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department follows an earlier ban on smoking at most other state park properties.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oregon, US Governors, John Kitzhaber, Travel

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Another Campus Falls to Anti-Smoking Zealotry-Even E-Cigs Are Banned

Hostility toward e-cigarettes is particularly nonsensical, since the tobacco-free product is used by many as a smoking cessation product.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Weirton Daily Times

Smoking ban compromise sought

The Hancock County Health Board faced a barrage of comments Wednesday at a public hearing regarding the proposed Hancock County Clean Air Regulation, which would effectively ban smoking in most public places in the county.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, WV, Medicine, Health, New Cumberland, WV

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Children trying smoking 'at lowest'

One in five pupils aged 11 to 15 said they have tried smoking, the Health and Social Care Information Centre found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

International Business Times

Snoop Dogg Claims Smoking Pot in White House

American rapper Snoop Dogg said that he had smoked marijuana at the U.S. President's residence.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Snoop Dogg, Rap, Medicine, Health, Marijuana, Michelle Obama

Wed Jul 23, 2014

EDGE

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian, HIV/AIDS

Business Journal

Mastry's, beloved downtown St. Pete dive bar, to ban smoking

One of the 'Burg's last cigarette havens, Mastry's Bar, is going smokeless come Aug. 1. It was a business decision.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

Indybay.org

Philippine president signs law requiring tobacco companies to put graphic health warnings

President Benigno Aquino, a known smoker, signed the law that will require the scary warning label to cover 50% of the bottom of cigarette packs, front and back.

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Related Topix: Medicine

PsychCentral

Depression Ups Smoking Cessation Challenge - Exercise Helpful

Often those that have the hardest time shaking off the habit may have more mental health issues than they are actually aware of.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Health

Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland Fire Department: Be fire wise

The Kirkland Fire Department reminds Kirkland residents that as the summer season progresses, extended periods of hot, dry weather are expected to continue across Western Washington.

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Related Topix: Fire, Kirkland, WA, Medicine, Health

Journal and Courier

Many young adults misinformed about hookahs' harmsMany young adults...

Many young adults misinformed about hookahs' harms Many young adults don't realize that using hookahs can harm their health, a new study reveals.

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Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBC News

Condo eyes smoking ban after devastating fire

Some of those left homeless following a massive fire that tore through a west Edmonton condo earlier this week would like to see their building ban smoking.

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Patch.com

How to Learn About the New Smoking Ban

Manhattan Beach city officials will begin a public education campaign today to remind residents that a strict anti-smoking law barring people from lighting up in any public places takes effect next month.

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Related Topix: Manhattan Beach, CA, Medicine, Health

EDGE

CRUSH Urges Vegas Gay Men to Quit Smoking

CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Las Vegas, NV, Transgender

KAUZ

Suicide And Smoking Could Go Hand in Hand

Recent data suggests smokers are two-to-four times likely to commit suicide than non-smokers, saying they're also prone to mental illness and substance abuse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Wichita Falls, TX, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Bellingham Herald

Marlboro maker Altria's 2Q profit stays flat

The owner of the nation's biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, also announced a new $1 billion share buyback program to be completed by the end of 2015 and narrowed its full-year earnings guidance.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Tobacco, Philip Morris USA, Medicine, Health

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