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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Graphic warning labels on packs of cigarettes may convince some people that smoking ups the risk of bladder cancer, says a new study from Canada. A survey of 291 people at doctors' offices in Toronto found less than half...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although the long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes are unknown, a new survey finds people who use the devices think of them as a safer alternative to tobacco and a means to break the smoking habit. Researchers from...
— California officials vowed Tuesday to move forward on a new fire safety rule that could eliminate the use of toxic flame retardants in household furniture and baby products sold nationwide. At a public hearing on the proposed standard, what was...
L.A. NOWDeborah "Debi" Austin, a Californian who became a symbol of the anti-smoking movement for her powerful role in advocacy and education, died last week. She was 62. Austin, of Canoga Park, is perhaps best known for her role in a......
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general. Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government has dropped its push for cigarette labels to carry images of diseased lungs and other graphic health warnings, and will craft new anti-smoking ads that do not run afoul of free speech rights. In a letter to...
It's a sad story. In 1999, the General Assembly displayed great wisdom in enacting legislation that allocated $35 million annually from Indiana's portion of the National Tobacco Settlement for a comprehensive state tobacco- prevention program. The...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit. Instead, the Food and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it an overreach. The ban, which...
Thousands of fifth-graders around Harford County have pledged never to try tobacco by signing their names on banners that will be exhibited on National Kick Butts Day March 20. Harford County Health Department's Cigarette Restitution Fund Tobacco Program...
Tags: Demographics, Students, Harford County, Education, Woodbridge
Recognized across much of the country by its bright-red logo, Circle K has hundreds of convenience stores in Florida, selling everything from coffee and engine oil to ice cream and potato chips. But for at least a decade, when Circle K's cash...
Last summer, David Garcia was sentenced to life in prison for the 2003 murder of rookie Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka. Pavelka and another officer, Gregory Campbell, had approached two men sitting in a car without a license plate in an area...
Tags: Criminals, Adam Schiff, Trials, Larry Craig, Laws
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Mar 19, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Mar 21, 2013 |Column| South Bend Tribune
Mar 20, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Mar 19, 2013 |Story| KWCH
Mar 12, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 17, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Feb 5, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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