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Another Reason To Quit Smoking

According to a Japanese study of 68,000 men and women, those who quit before age 35 had the same risks of future problems as those who never smoked.

10/31/2012

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Report: 1-In-5 Children Exposed To Secondhand Smoke In Cars

We know that exposure to secondhand smoke can lead to serious health problems, and there have been many laws put in place to try to reduce exposure. But there is one area where kids still are at great risk, that’s in the car.

02/06/2012

(Dr. Donald Schwartz today in the mayor's reception room, announcing the resumption of a city-sponsored program to help smokers quit.  Credit:  Mike Dunn)

City of Philadelphia Renews Its Free Program To Help Smokers Quit

Here’s a gift you can give yourself for the holidays: quit smoking. And Philadelphia residents can get a free push in the right direction.

12/12/2011

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Mayor Nutter Puts Public Pools And Recreational Centers On City No Smoking List

First, it was bars and restaurants; now, pools, playgrounds, and rec centers are being put in Philadelphia’s no-smoking zone.

05/23/2011

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