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41 min ago | WEHT

Proposed Owensboro Smoking Ban Amended Again

Owensboro city commissioners delay a vote on the city's controversial smoking ordinance.


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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

1 hr ago | ClickOnDetroit

Good Health: New approach to kicking smoking habit

When a patient who smokes is admitted to the hospital, they have to leave their cigarettes behind.


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5 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Quitting Smoking Is Never Easy, But To Avoid Relapse Study Suggests...

Quitting smoking is really difficult - there's no denying that. Whether you've been smoking for 20 years or 20 days, only about four to seven percent of people are able to successfully quit without the help of medication or other treatment.


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

6 hrs ago |

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

The weeks after a hospital discharge may be a great time to help smokers quit the habit, and one study suggests a particular program might help.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Mineola, NY

9 hrs ago | HON

For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sweden, World News

9 hrs ago |

Senate Democrats demand liquid nicotine rules

Backed by 12 Senate Democrats, it's the latest effort seeking regulations of the battery-powered devices smokers use to inhale vapor from a heated liquid nicotine solution and accessories such as liquid nicotine refill bottles.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

9 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen

Reevely: The strange rush to ban e-cigarettes

Ontario's health authorities are getting very anxious to stop nicotine addicts from using e-cigarettes, but it's hard to say why.


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

13 hrs ago |

E-Cigarettes Under Fire, But Philip Morris Is a Smoking Buy

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

14 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

'It knocks your life to bits' - Hartlepool man's plea to smokers

A HARTLEPOOL man with a chronic illness has urged smokers to give up the habit - and said: "It knocks your life to bits".


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

18 hrs ago | ProPublica

Q&A: The Hidden Costs of Tobacco Debt

Even when taxpayers aren't explicitly on the hook, tobacco bonds can cost states and local governments money.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Medicine, Health, Lottery

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chronicle Live

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

The 10-year-old was so concerned that 'nana' Julie Erskine's health was being damaged by smoking that the youngster wrote a poem which prompted her gran to try to quit the addiction for good.


Related Topix: Medicine

Inside Bay Area

Carolyn Hax:

Consider the smoking mom : How about 'fess up AND quit? Sit the daughter down, say she has something important to talk with her about, and then come clean.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Want insurance? Quit smoking

Do you smoke? Or use tobacco in some form? Or use quitting aids such as nicotine gum or a patch? Even if you've switched to e-cigarettes, your term life insurance rates will cost you hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars more per year.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nicorette, Nicotine Gum (generic), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Lung Cancer

KHOU-TV Houston

Bang, bang: Beyonce takes aim at Jay ZBang, bang: Beyonce takes aim...

Bang, bang: Beyonce takes aim at Jay Z Bang, bang: Beyonce takes aim at Jay Z Check out this story on Beyonce, looking squarely at cigar-smoking hubby Jay Z, sings the opening lines of Bang Bang , a 1966 song done by Nancy Sinatra ... (more)


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The News Tribune

Ask Angie: Getting rid of cigarette smoke odor, residue

Dear Angie: What type of service provider should I hire to remove cigarette smoke smell and residue from a house? A relative smoked in the basement apartment of my house; I want to get rid of as much of the smell as possible.


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

WCHO-FM Washington Court House

Marijuana Use Could Be Harmful to Youth- Says Medical Study

Several studies have shown that frequent use of marijuana may hurt the brains of teenagers and young adults.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Family, Teenagers, Medicine, Health, Psychology, Science

West Sussex Today

Firefighters urge smokers to 'put it out' after flat fire

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service was called to the two-storey block of flats at 4.55pm yesterday after a cigarette left unextinguished set light to a sofa causing significant damage to the ground floor property.


Related Topix: Fire, Medicine, Health

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Beyonc and Jay Z Concert Special Trailer Released

Amid rumors of an impending split, a new trailer for Beyonc and Jay Z 's upcoming HBO concert special has been released.


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'Marlboro Boys': Photographing Underage Smoking in Indonesia

Dihan Muhamad, who used to smoke up to two packs of cigarettes a day before cutting down, poses for a photo as he smokes while his mother breast feeds his younger brother at their home in the village near the town of Garut, Indonesia on February 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Medicine, World News, Indonesia, Health,

The Daily Record

Charity hails research success as number of deaths from breast, bowel ...

BREAST cancer deaths rates have fallen by 33 per cent, bowel cancer by 30 per cent and lung cancer by 23 per cent with improved detection and treatments hailed by Cancer Research.


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine