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2 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Medicine

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

15 hrs ago | 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.


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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.


Related Topix: Manhattan Beach, CA, Medicine, Health


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.


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


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.


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.


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

High-Performing Charter Schools May Improve Students' Health

Many people are intensely interested in how publicly funded charter schools affect children, and that includes not just their academic achievement but their health.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Drugs, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Calif Teens Can Taste Wine in Class

A ban on smoking went into effect Friday in Manhattan Beach, expanding its existing smoking ban to include e-cigarettes and all public areas.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Medicine, Health, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

The Town Talk

Schizophrenia has clear genetic ties, new study finds

The largest-ever study of schizophrenia patients shows that the condition is driven by more than 100 genes - some that were expected, and some that require more research to explain.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

Brandon Sun

Florida smoker's widow: $23B damages is a message to Big Tobacco, even if verdict won't stand

A Florida widow awarded $23.6 billion in the death of her chain-smoking husband on Monday called the massive verdict a message to Big Tobacco, even though she likely won't see much if any of the money.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

New Orleans putting smoked butts in a better place

The first of 50 cigarette butt recycling receptacles was installed at a downtown intersection Monday.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Canada, Atlantic City, NJ, Medicine, Health

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Children born to women who smoked during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , according to new research.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

West Australian

Poland to challenge EU ban on menthol cigarettes

Poland will appeal to Europe's top court over a European Union ban on flavoured tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly affected as one of the region's biggest consumers and producers of menthol cigarettes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Marketing

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Are Rising Cigarette Taxes Discriminating Against Smokers?

According to a poll, more than half of smokers in the U.S. see cigarette tax hikes as unjust.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

The wealth gap is growing, but poor women see one improvement: healthier newborns

As a kid who grew up in violence-racked public housing here, Wanda Verret had no idea what to do when she got pregnant at age 14. She didn't go to the doctor until her sixth month of pregnancy, smoked cigarettes and dropped out of school.



R.J. Reynolds Vows Appeal Of $23 Billion Cancer-Death Verdict

Camel cigarettes, an R.J. Reynolds brand, are seen on display at JJ&F Market in in Palo Alto, Calif.


Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine

This is The West Country

Charity welcomes ban on smoking in cars with children

SMOKEFREE South-West has welcomed the announcement of a consultation on new regulations to make it illegal to smoke in cars with children inside.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health