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  • Actress Angelina Jolie and Actor Brad Pitt attend the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict
    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie had an explosive argument
    The honeymoon between newlyweds Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie is over and they apparently have had their first big argument. In Touch reported on Nov. 25, 2014 Pitt and Jolie had an explosive fight. Photographs of the couple showed them having a...
  • CDC reports smoking is at an all time low but cautions
    CDC reports smoking is at an all time low but cautions
    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported on November 26 that overall, adult smoking is down and is at the lowest it's been since they began keeping track in 1965. Smokers accounted for approximately 17.8% of the U.S. adult population in...
  • Pancreatic Cancer is a growing concern
    Pancreatic Cancer is a growing concern
    Cancer is a disease that affects many. Although people are aware of common cancers such as breast or lung cancer, pancreatic cancer is the 4th leading cause of cancer related deaths in the U.S.; however, it is still unfamiliar to some. The disease...
  • A Chinese couple smoke
    China is moving to crack down on smoking and cigarette advertising
    The tobacco industry is now being confronted with a challenge from a very large and powerful new adversary, China. This is a war which is likely to hurt profits for the merchants of death who sell cigarettes. 24/7 Wall St reported on Nov. 25, 2014...
  • Your body after you stop smoking, it’s COPD awareness month
    Your body after you stop smoking, it’s COPD awareness month
    Lung cancer causes more deaths than colon, breast, and prostate cancer combined. This week the national campaign to stop smoking, "Great American Smokeout” for one day was a jump start for people to reduce and detect the deadly disease...
  • Kick butt:  Join the Great American Smokeout
    Kick butt: Join the Great American Smokeout
    Have you heard the news? According to a WMBF News report published on Nov. 20, an important day of the year is here. If you’ve been kickin’ around the idea of kickin’ the habit, you’re in luck! Today is the Great American...
  • Disneyland designated smoking area inside the Disney Parks
    Disney designated smoking areas, protected, subtle, overly accommodating
    The Walt Disney Company endeavors to cater to essentially every guest's want and whim. If you aren't into having a good time, or have a penchant for the extreme, fringe and dangerous, you're on your own. For everyone else, Disney has...
  • Cigarettes at $41.36 per pack is reason enough to quit the smoking habit
    Cigarettes at $41.36 per pack is reason enough to quit the smoking habit
    The average true cost of a pack of cigarettes in the United States is now up to $41.36 according to the American Cancer Society. Thanks to the more than 7,000 chemicals and compounds found in tobacco smoke about $35 worth of health-related costs...
  • Smoking increases risk of TB; worsens disease in people who have it
    Smoking increases risk of TB; worsens disease in people who have it
    Smoking can increase the risk of getting tuberculosis (TB), according to a new study, and it can worsen TB in people who already have it. The disease is spread between people when someone who is infected coughs, and infected droplets are inhaled...
  • Impact of Smoking
    The Impact of Smoking goes Far Beyond the Basics
    The smokers entire immunity system starts deteriorating with increase in its intensity. The affected organs mainly include the respiratory track. The main part that gets affected is the upper portion of it, which retains most of the tar and...
  • Smokers with bladder cancer take advice of physicians and quit
    Smokers with bladder cancer more likely to quit with physician advice
    Tobacco use is strongly linked to bladder cancer. A new study indicates that when physicians inform bladder cancer patients about their disease, and inform them that tobacco likely caused it, patients are more likely to want to quit smoking. This...
  • Cigars
    Cigars are just as dangerous as cigarettes, FDA regulation on the way
    Looks like cigars may be just as bad for people as cigarettes. A study done by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined that people who smoked cigars had just as much of the cancer-causing ingredients in their systems as cigarette users,...
  • Aurora Colorado Police Department
    Colorado man's head run over by his own vehicle
    The police department of Aurora, Colorado have not identified the local man who suffered a life threatening injury after his own vehicle rolled backwards on his bare skull.The man was in his driveway smoking a cigarette when he lost control of the...
  • Smoking harms cats more than we realize
    Smoking harms cats more than we realize
    This past June, Dr. Jennifer Coates wrote an article entitled Risks of Second Hand Smoke for Dogs and Cats for PetMD, an online source for pet families. Besides being educational, it should have brought awareness to pet parents who smoke. The...
  • Tobacco use increases risk of oral HPV infection
    Tobacco use increases risk of oral HPV infection
    The human papillomavirus (HPV) can infect the cervix as well as other mucous membranes such as the mouth, throat, and anus. A new study has found that tobacco users are more likely to develop oral HPV infections than nonusers. The study was...