Chester City Council adopted an ordinance, the first of its kind in Southeastern Pennsylvania, that bans smoking within 50 feet of parks, playgrounds, pools, and recreation centers in the city.
A study from the CDC shows more teens are smoking pot than are smoking cigarettes.
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health posted a Smoking exhibit in the lobby of the Criminal Justice Center on Thursday in honor of World No Tobacco Day.
More than half the people with chronic kidney disease have diabetes. In 2008, diabetes accounted for 44% of new cases of kidney failure. if you have diabetes, beware.
Chris goes over the latest details surrounding the President’s support of gay marriage. He celebrates the Sixers series win over the Bulls with CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, talks to Steve Cordasco about JP Morgans reported $2 Billion loss and Michael Winslow from Police Academy.
City officials say nearly 20 years after the Criminal Justice Center opened, they’re still stymied by a stinking problem: people puffing on cigarettes in the building’s stairwells in defiance of Philadelphia’s smoking ban.
Researchers have found that people who smoke are more likely than those who don’t to have a workplace injury that results in a loss of activity.
The $54-million campaign is designed to get smokers to stop, and to prevent those who don’t smoke — especially kids — from starting.
Scotland banned smoking in public in 2006. Now, a new study links the smoking ban with significant decline in preterm delivery and small-for-dates infants – not only for mothers who smoke, but also mothers who don’t.
There are four stages of COPD from mild to severe and as the symptoms worsen the amount of coughing and production of phlegm or mucus increases.
Chris assesses the weekend’s debate over the contraception issue and Rush Limbuagh’s apology, previews Super Tuesday with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein, and talks to Mike Bertha from the Philly Post about why we prefer cheap booze.
If you’re trying to quit smoking, the Quitter app might give you the motivation you need to keep going.
We often see COPD as the result of cigarette smoking and the damage done over the years. But now there is a report from the Annals of Internal Medicine that there could be a vitamin deficiency that contributes as well.
Chris dicusses Ron Paul’s electibility and the continuing attacks on Mitt Romney by the other Republican candidates. He talks to Actor and Travel Writer Andrew McCarthy about his appearance at the Philadelphia travel show and Comedian/Travel Channel Host Bert Kreischer about his upcoming shows at Helium Comedy Club
The city of Philadelphia is hoping to make the season brighter and healthier for its residence.