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44 min ago | GPB.org

What Somebody's Mummy Can Teach You About Heart Disease

Eduard Egarter-Vigl and Albert Zink sample Italy's mummified iceman for genetic analysis in November 2010.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Entomology, Science, Irvine, CA

2 hrs ago | Suria

Japan's smoking rate drops to record low

Japan's smoking rate has dropped below 20 percent for the first time, according to a new survey, as a recent rise in cigarette prices helped to further discourage the habit.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

3 hrs ago | HON

Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds

On the contrary, allowing e-cigarettes to compete with regular cigarettes might cut tobacco-related deaths and illness, the researchers concluded after reviewing 81 prior studies on the use and safety of the nicotine-emitting devices.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Preventive Medicine, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WWLP

Smoking is on the decline in the U.S.

There is some welcome news for our country's health; a new report shows fewer Americans are smoking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Euromonitor International, Advertising

Sunherald.com

Tupelo officials delay vote on e-cigarette ban

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports city officials agreed Tuesday to wait longer on making any decision regarding e-cigarettes.

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

Merced Sun-Star

Few applying for insurance acknowledge smoking

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 20 percent of Iowans smoked in 2011.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CBS Local

Kevin Sabett: 'It's Ironic That We're Pushing Against Smoking...

Chris Stigall talked with Kevin Sabet, the author of Reefer Sanity about the recent push to legalize marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, University of Florida

Brand Republic

Forest slams ASA decision on DoH smoking ad claims

Smoking rights campaign group Forest has clashed with the Advertising Standards Authority and the Department of Health over claims in a television ad that smoking can cause "mutations" in the body.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Gallup.com

Americans Favor Ban on Smoking in Public, but Not Total Ban

A majority of Americans, 56%, are in favor of making smoking in public places illegal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Big decline shown in school age smokers

SMOKING among secondary school pupils in Swindon has more than halved over the past ten years, hitting a record low in 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Hyperallergic

The Design Battle to Sell and to Stop Smoking

In terms of breadth and controversy, two 20th-century advertising campaigns are almost unrivaled: the drive to sell cigarettes and the backlash to get people to stop smoking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Yale University

CBC News

Butt out carefully in hot, dry weather, fire department warns

It's another hot and dry day in Calgary - and the fire department is warning people to be careful not to accidentally start a fire when they butt out.

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Related Topix: Fire, Medicine, Health

Myrtle Beach Online

Reynolds American 2Q profit climbs 6.7 percent

The Winston Salem, North Carolina-based company said it earned $492 million, or 92 cents per share, in the period ended June 30, up from $461 million, or 84 cents per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, Medicine, Health

The Fresno Bee

San Diego regulates e-cigarettes

The legislation also regulates how e-cigarettes can be sold, requiring special permits for businesses that sell them and prohibiting sales from vending machines.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Independent

Liverpool bar becomes 'first in UK' to ban smoking outside

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Medical Daily

Smoking Kills (Your Organs): 6 Major Organs Damaged By Cigarette Smoke

As the smoke hits your lungs, the chemicals it contains begin to work their way throughout the rest of your body.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Examiner.com

Smoking linked to negative disease progression from smoking

Psoriatic arthritis, is an inflammatory form of arthritis associated with psoriasis and includes many manifestations such as skin psoriasis, nail lesions, dactylitis, and enthesitis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis, Pain, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

Education Week

E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

For decades schools have been on the front lines in a successful campaign to reduce teenage cigarette smoking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Teenagers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

Medical News Today

Combination nicotine replacement therapy boosts success rate for smokers looking to quit

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy 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 Cessation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medical University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Yale University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Warning after bedroom fire sparked by cigarette

A BEDROOM fire in High Wycombe last night was sparked by a cigarette - prompting firefighters to issue a warning to smokers to take extra care.

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Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health, Medicine

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