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  • Vaping
    The Polluting Cancer Sticks
    Is it too much to ask for fresh air where ever you go. People who smoke and vape do not realize they are invading the air space of people who want clean air. Vaping is now very popular to get around smoking bans. Vaping is just as disgusting as...
  • Land of the Free - Home of the Brave
    Fear leading to bans on vaping products could kill smokers
    Fear is a very powerful motivator. It is an emotion strong enough to be used against people throughout history. When people in a society fear something in large enough numbers regulations and laws are a tool turned to for subsiding the fear being...
  • Are e-cigarettes harmful to teens?
    Are e-cigarettes harmful to teens?
    Dear LA Teacher,Are e-cigarettes a health threat to our teenagers?Concerned CitizenDear Concerned Citizen,In a report released by the California Department of Public Health, use of e-cigarettes among teens escalated in 2014 when compared to...
  • Texas Capital
    Texas lawmakers react as vaping reduces smoking
    What if there were a product line on the market that long time smokers found could help them get rid of cigarettes, begin a journey to restored health, and allowed families to live and breathe better? What if this same product line did not need a...
  • 'Star Trek' actor Leonard Nimoy hospitalized due to severe chest pains
    'Star Trek's' Leonard Nimoy, COPD patient, hospitalized for chest pains
    According to Daily Mail on Monday, "Star Trek's" Leonard Nimoy was rushed to the hospital for significant chest pains. Back in January, he took advantage of social media's Twitter and made an announcement about the diagnosis he...
  • Second hand smoke still high
    Second hand smoke exposure still high after years of declining cigarette use
    Over 58 million people in the United States are exposed to secondhand smoke even though the trend in smoking is decreasing, according to new information from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention released this afternoon."Secondhand...
  • Effects of Smoking on Skin
    Adverse Effects of Smoking on Skin
    Everyone knows that smoking is bad for their health. Smoking has been linked to lung cancer and many other health conditions. Smoking is bad for a person's health and everyone knows that. Now there is another reason not to smoke. Smoking is...
  • anti smoking pill
    Anti-smoking pills found to be effective
    Specialists regularly hold up until smokers are prepared to stop before endorsing pills to help them do it. In any case another study has discovered that actually for the individuals who are not prepared to quit smoking promptly, pharmaceutical...
  • Parent's Bill of Rights
    GOP pushes “Parent's Bill of Rights” against government intervention
    Parents should have the authority to dictate if their children are vaccinated, what they learn in school and what health care treatment they receive, according to the Republican Senate in Colorado. The effort called the “Parent’s Bill...
  • ung cancer now surpasses breast cancer deaths for women in developed nations
    Lung cancer now surpasses breast cancer deaths for women in developed nations
    The good news is that lung cancer deaths have been decreasing among men in many “developed” world countries. The bad new is that the disease now kills more women in these same nations than breast cancer according to a joint report by...
  • Smoking age to 21 in California
    The smoking age in California could be raised to 21
    Smoking is not only a bad habit but a deadly one as well. Since smoking can kill and because a lot of teenagers start smoking at 18, many of them actually get caught smoking way younger than this, the legal smoking age may be increased from 18 to...
  • FAA warning e-cigarettes: Fires caused by electronic cigarettes prompt FAA alert
    FAA warning e-cigarettes: Fires caused by electronic cigarettes prompt FAA alert
    An FAA warning on e-cigarettes has been issued after incidents of fires caused by electronic cigarettes have occurred. Due to the fire danger, the FAA recommends that e-cigarettes should only be transported in carry-on bags by airline passengers....
  • Washington could raise the legal smoking age to 21
    Washington could raise the legal smoking age to 21
    On Wednesday, Washington’s attorney general, Bob Ferguson, proposed a bill that would raise the state’s legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Should the bill pass, Washington would be the only state in the country to have such a law. The...
  • Are you at risk for an abdominal aortic aneurism?
    Are you at risk for an abdominal aortic aneurism?
    An abdominal aortic aneurism is a serious, potentially defect of the abdominal aorta, it develops when the artery, which courses from the heart to the abdomen, swells to a larger size. The aorta runs from the heart through the abdomen delivering...
  • Many teens think light smoking is not harmful
    Many teens think light smoking is not harmful
    Many older smokers rue the day they took up the smoking habit, and public awareness in general has increased regarding the health hazards of smoking. However, many teens are becoming casual smokers. To gain insight into the problem, researchers at...