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FDA’s New Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets Teens With Hip Hop

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Yesterday the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially announced their new anti-smoking campaign. The campaign is specifically aimed at minority teenagers. The public service announcements will utilize hip-hop music to encourage minority youth to stop or not even start smoking. ...

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Secondhand Smoke Causes Diabetes?

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Why Do Drug Stores Sell Cigarettes? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do drug stores sell cigarettes?” Good question. (OK, it’s a little commonplace for us but again it beats answering questions about your odder intimate inquiries. Seriously? We thought “The Menthol” was ...

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Smoking Linked To Mental Illness

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According to a new study published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry, smoking could be a factor in developing psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia. A research team at Kings College London, England discovered that people who suffer from psychosis are actually ...

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Lack Of Education As Dangerous As Smoking

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According to a new study just published in the journal PLOS ONE the lack of an education might be as dangerous to your health as smoking cigarettes. A team of researchers from the University of Colorado, New York University, and ...

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More People Will Quit Smoking As Trend Declines

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According to a new report published in the journal Tobacco Control, people will be more likely to actually quit smoking when the trend itself declines. The study, completed by a group of researchers at the University of California, reveals that ...

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Researchers Use Smartphones to Study More About LGBT Communities

Doctors use iPhones to carry out large-scale LGBT health study

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In these times, the traditional notions of sexual orientation are changing as people are becoming more open-minded. There are more distinctions and classifications now than ever before, and traditional medicine has a lot of catching up to do. As per ...

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Study: Cash Incentive May Help Smokers Quit

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Smokers have long been warned of the harmful effects of cigarettes. Yet people still continue to smoke, as is their right, just like it’s the right to continue any other unhealthy behavior. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have come ...

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People Residing in Areas With Cloudy climate

Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

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People residing in regions with low sunlight may have an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, maybe due to the scenario that sufficient amount of vitamin D is not absorbed, a new study claims.   “If you’re living at a high ...

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Hawaii Raises Smoking Age To 21?

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Yesterday lawmakers in Hawaii passed a bill that will raise the legal smoking age to 21. This will make the state the first in the nation to do so. After clearing the house last week the bill passed the state ...

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