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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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NYC Proposes Raising Age For Cigarette Purchases To 21

A new proposal would increase the threshold from 18, a federal minimum that is the standard in many places.

04/23/2013

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Exposing Children To Secondhand Smoke

There is a great reason why parents should not smoke cigarettes in the car with their children.

01/18/2013

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Legal Obligation To Correct Misleading Ads

“Here is the truth: Smoking kills, on average, 1200 Americans. Everyday.” Pretty blunt, eh? And not something you’d imagine a tobacco company saying. Except now, it’s going to be forced to put that exact statement on packages of cigarettes.

01/04/2013

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Study: Female Smokers Risk Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A recent study of female smokers found that even light to moderate smokers may be more likely to suffer sudden cardiac death.

12/19/2012

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Suspects Sought In Robbery Of Northeast Philadelphia Wawa

Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a convenience store in Northeast Philadelphia.

11/29/2012

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