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No Butts On Some College Campuses

Universities and colleges have become the latest target for anti-smoking groups. There is controversy at one school that has imposed a ban on campus smoking.

12/04/2012

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Winslow Woman Suffers Burns When Her Cigarette Ignites Oxygen Tank

Firefighters removed the woman from her home when they arrived. She’s now hospitalized in stable condition.

11/26/2012

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Lift App

Breaking bad habits is hard – and sticking to a new routine is even harder. Lift is an app that can help.

11/19/2012

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Researchers: To Quit Smoking, Gargle Lemonade

The study from the University of Georgia finds that the sugar in lemonade helps self-control.

11/09/2012

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New West Chester Ordinance Would Fine Cigarette Butt Litterers

The West Chester Borough Council is scheduled to vote on new legislation that would fine smokers for littering their cigarette butts.

10/17/2012

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Employees Who Smell

Employees can be disciplined for issues that affect their coworkers even if it’s not related to the tasks they perform. So body odor , cigarette stench or too-heavy perfume could get you fired.

09/21/2012

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Shift Work Increases Health Risks

Shift work can increase the risk of everything from depression to diabetes. And now, the latest information is that shift work and the potential sleep disorders associated with it actually increase the risk of heart attack.

07/30/2012

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Chester, Pa. Approves Smoking Ban Near Parks and Playgrounds

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.

06/29/2012

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Study Finds More Teens Smoking Pot Than Cigarettes

A study from the CDC shows more teens are smoking pot than are smoking cigarettes.

06/08/2012

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World No Tobacco Day Inspires Photo Exhibit At Criminal Justice Center

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.

05/31/2012

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Diabetes Often Leads To Chronic Kidney Disease

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.

05/18/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.11.12

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/11/2012

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Officials Looking For Solution To Smokers In Criminal Justice Center Stairwells

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.

05/11/2012

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Smokers Are More Likely To Suffer Serious Workplace Injury

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.

03/29/2012

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Philadelphia Councilwoman Hopes CDC’s New Anti-Smoking Ads Will Work

The $54-million campaign is designed to get smokers to stop, and to prevent those who don’t smoke — especially kids — from starting.

03/15/2012

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