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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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NJ Lawmakers Seek To Raise Smoking Age To 21

A bill sponsored by Sens. Dick Codey and Joe Vitale would raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products and e-cigarette devices as well as regular cigarettes.

06/05/2014

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Senate Panel Approves Smoke-Free Beach Bill In New Jersey

The measure on Monday was amended to allow towns to set aside up to 20 percent of a beach or park as a smoking area.

05/20/2014

Stigall Show Log 4.30.14

Chris covers the NBA’s decision to ban Donald Sterling for life, the City of Philadelphia’s decision to ban smoking in public parks and Allyson Schwartz interview with an editorial board. He talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/30/2014

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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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Strong Correlation Between Education And Health

Those with better education live longer and are more productive.

03/25/2014

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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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Peripheral Artery Disease

It is estimated that 8 to 12 million people in the US have peripheral artery disease, yet most people are not even certain of what peripheral artery disease is.

12/02/2013

Dr. Rosenberg

Dr. Rosenberg

Renowned hypnotherapist Dr. Steven Rosenberg, Ph.D. raised awareness for the 38th Annual Great American Smokeout® (GASO) in his mission to help people lead a healthier life by quitting smoking. Dr. Rosenberg, through hypnosis, closes the […]

11/21/2013

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Scared Into Good Health

Commercials and public service announcements often use fear to try to scare someone into healthier behavior. But is it a good idea to frighten people? And, is it effective?

10/29/2013

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University Of Pennsylvania To Study Why People Still Smoke In 2013

The University of Pennsylvania has received a grant to study smoking behaviors. It is a five year, $20 million study that will examines why people still smoke in 2013.

09/29/2013

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The Addictive Personality

The addictive personality is associated with compulsive gambling, drinking, drugs, smoking and other problematic lifestyles.

08/20/2013

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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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Regulating E-Cigarettes

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

07/05/2013

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Two Philadelphia Hospitals To Stop Hiring Smokers

As of July 1, 2013, two major hospitals under the University of Pennsylvania Health System will cease hiring smokers.

07/01/2013

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