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Doctors And Dentists Don’t Urge Patients To Quit Smoking

Talking about the importance of patients quitting smoking may be one of the most important roles of the physician, yet most are mum on the subject.

08/22/2014

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Police: Man Dressed As Wawa Employee Steals Hundreds In Cigarettes

The two suspects fled the store on foot and were seen getting into a gold older model Nissan Maxima with brown doors that was being driven by a third suspect.

08/19/2014

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2 Suspects Sought For Robbing Northeast Philadelphia Store Of Cigarettes And Lottery Tickets

On July 12 around 5:19 a.m. the two men were caught on surveillance video entering the Philly Stop and Shop store at 2800 Willits Road.

07/31/2014

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Text Messages Could Help Smokers Kick The Habit

While researchers say more studies need to be done, they also say that text messaging programs can keep smokers accountable.

06/09/2014

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Police: More Than $5,000 Worth Of Cigarettes Stolen From Burlington Township Wawa

It happened May 13th at 2:14 a.m. at the Wawa store on the 1800 block of Salem Road.

05/30/2014

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Research Indicates Second Hand Smoke Triggers Asthma

Research indicates that smoke-free workplaces and public spaces reduce the incidence of preterm births and hospital visits for asthma.

04/10/2014

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Addiction Researchers Zero In On Amino Acids In The Brain

If there’s a way we can attack addictions, try to understand them and deal with them, so much the better. Researchers say Amino acids in the brain may be key.

03/07/2014

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CVS To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.

02/05/2014

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Still Too Many Smokers

Smoking has declined in the past 5 decades as has cancer and heart disease but there are still almost 50 million smokers likely to suffer the unnecessary consequences.

01/15/2014

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Some Tobacco Products Becoming Increasingly Popular Among Teens

It’s not the cigarettes, but new research indicates teens are increasingly smoking e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah.

11/18/2013

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VIDEO: Police Investigating 7-11 Robbery In Ogontz

The Philadelphia Police Department is looking to identify the suspects who robbed a 7-11 in Ogontz.

10/23/2013

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The Fastest Way To A Healthier Heart

Risk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol and family history but cigarette smoking is the major lifestyle intervention that can damage the heart.

08/19/2013

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Metabolic Syndrome Indicates Risk

Metabolic syndrome signals someone is at greater risk for heart disease and other problems. Get checked.

08/16/2013

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Regulating E-Cigarettes

No shortage of cigarette regulations. But what about e-cigarettes?

07/05/2013

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Del. Police Arrest Suspect For Involvement In Alleged Smuggling Ring With Ties To Terrorist Groups

A man arrested in Delaware in the takedown of an alleged East Coast cigarette smuggling ring that authorities believe may have funneled money to terrorist groups is being held on $12.5 million cash bail.

05/17/2013

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