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  1. Smoking and asbestos exposure led to man's death inquest hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Echo

    Michael Boyce, of Wildern Lane, Hedge End , smoked 60 cigarettes a day for over 40 years, during which he worked as a coppersmith, an inquest heard. The 75-year-old died at Countess Mountbatten House hospice on November 15. Consultant pathologist at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Dr Raid Al-Talib, said Mr Boyce's lung cancer was a direct result of his smoking and was exacerbated by exposure to asbestos.


  2. Ear Infections: Symptoms and TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Live Science

    ... M. Marty, a professor of infectious disease at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, agrees. "Yes, parental smoking by one or both parents more than doubles the risk of recurrent AOM infections and how much the parent smokes is important too. In ...


  3. High-fibre diet improves lung health in smokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bakery & Snacks

    Auckland University researchers have found that a diet that is high in fibre helps reduce harmful inflammation in the lungs of smokers. While quitting smoking remains the single best action smokers can take to reduce their risk of getting lung cancer or smoker's lung-also called emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.


  4. The perfect time to kick the habitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Swindon Advertiser

    HUNDREDS of families will be opening their presents without a loved who died this year from a smoking-related illness. An estimated 261 people in Swindon died this year due to illnesses like lung and other cancers, heart disease and emphysema.


  5. Palo Alto: Smoking ban expandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    A woman holds a burning cigarette as she smokes on the corner of Cedar and Lincoln Street on Thursday afternoon. City Council hopes to expand the smoking ban on Pacific Garden Mall to surrounding streets.


  6. Outreach program gets cessation help to smokers of low socioeconomic statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Science Daily

    ... Medicine . Tobacco use in the United States has declined but socioeconomic, racial and ethnic disparities remain in smoking prevalence and tobacco-related disease. While smokers visit primary care clinicians (PCCs), PCCs often do not have adequate ...


  7. E-cigarettes more popular among U.S. teens than tobacco cigarettes: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... Dr. James Talbot, the province's chief medical health officer says the best choice is for Albertans to avoid smoking altogether and at the very least to avoid using products that are not yet known to be safe. "Right now, we don't have enough ...


  8. Inslee proposes new taxes to meet state needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Much of the money he seeks would go to education. Republicans question the rush for new taxes at a time that state revenues are growing.


  9. Peninsula readers' letters: December 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Dear Editor: Cops on location in Palo Alto? No. Cops with cameras on their uniform.


  10. Will lifting the embargo on Cuban cigars ignite the U.S. tobacco market?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Globe and Mail

    Fidel Castro holds a cigar during a news conference in Havana in 1961. The hand-rolled cigar held a certain cachet during the 1990s in the United States, the number of American smokers has declined.


  11. SMC Heads-Up: Tsunami anniversary, kicking the hab...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... Not one, but two new studies from the University of Auckland have examined novel tools which may help Kiwis kick the smoking habit. One study, published in the Cochrane Library this week, combined and analysed data from previous studies looking at ...


  12. What happens when Facebook knows every step you take, every move you make?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNDO

    On April 24, the team behind fitness-tracking app Moves was purchased by Facebook for an undisclosed sum. The company assured users that it wouldn't commingle data with Facebook.


  13. St. John's couple fuming over smoking neighbourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Telegram

    ... development declared smoke-free after a dispute with a neighbour. Jayn Pretty and Ryan Peyton are trying to have smoking banned inside their condominium complex. They say a neighbour's smoking is making Pretty - who is asthmatic and four months ...


  14. Oklahoma and Nebraska Officially Sue Colorado Over Legal PotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KUAD-FM Windsor

    It was only a matter of time before neighboring states blamed Colorado, Washington and other states for legalizing Marijuana. This will be an interesting court battle.


  15. Teen drug use falls as more states legalizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... to about 7 percent in 2014," reports the Post . Frequent alcohol use has declined, though not as dramatically as smoking, while daily marijuana use has held steady or fallen since 2011. "Both alcohol and cigarette use in 2014 are at their lowest ...


  16. Keeping Children Safe Around E-CigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMVT Twin Falls

    ... the risks, there can be benefits to vaping as opposed to traditional cigarettes. "For adults who want to quit smoking it's actually a really great tool, you're obviously using far less nicotine. As far as we can tell from the research we are doing ...


  17. Smoking Rate Plummets To 7.7% In Worcester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Dispatch

    ... services for the Worcester County Health Department. "Generally Eastern Shore counties tend to be higher in smoking rates. I'm pleased to see this but what we get one year doesn't mean we're going to get that the next year." Across Maryland, the ...


  18. No provincial consensus on menthol-flavoured tobacco ban: AmbroseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... she'll continue to discuss the issue with provinces, but believes a menthol ban isn't the only way to curb youth smoking. "I think the biggest deterrent for kids smoking is to talk about the health impacts, and the health impacts are severe," she ...


  19. George Kennedy: a year of victories, setbacks for Ginny ChadwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Missourian

    ... may be more instructive. I found online a report from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health that found the smoking rate in Needham now to be less than half that of the state as a whole, the rate of smoking during pregnancy 90 percent lower ...


  20. The dangers of e-cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    Those of us who are physicians or retired physicians and who have cared for patients with lung cancer and chronic obstructive lung disease are well aware of the devastating effects of smoking, both to the user and to the "second-hand" recipients. Now, with the advent of e-cigarettes we have a new nicotine delivery system with unknown health risks.