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Montefiore Receive $3.7 Million Grant to Study Impact of Anti-Smoking Program for HIV Smokers

April 18, 2014   Montefiore Medical Center researchers have received a $3.7 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop an anti-smoking program for HIV-infected smokers.

The Impact of Smoking on Menopause

April 18, 2014   If you’ve been having trouble breaking up with cigarettes, I have some helpful information that you need to know regarding the dangers of smoking.

Health Org’s Creative Social Experiment Proves Smoking Is Ugly

April 17, 2014   Perhaps proving that looks aren’t entirely everything — even on Tinder — the Action on Smoking & Health organization is out with a campaign entitled Smoking Hot which aims to determine whether or not smokers are seen as less attractive than non-smokers.

Can An Employer Discriminate Against Me Because I Smoke?

April 17, 2014   An AOL Jobs reader asks: “I am wondering what your opinion is on employers refusing to accept applications and/or offer of employment for a smoker.

Tanned Girls, Tobacco-Chewing Dudes: Gender Norms Affect Teen Cancer Risk

April 16, 2014   Teenage girls who see themselves as the most feminine and teenage boys who perceive themselves as the most masculine may be more likely to behave in ways that increase their risk of cancer and other health issues, compared with teens who do not strictly follow gender standards as they are marketed by certain industries.

Are E-Cigarettes Losing Ground in the Vapor Market?

April 16, 2014   Electronic cigarettes have managed to build up enough of a fast-growing following that the big tobacco companies are all moving into the market with products of their own.

E-Cigarettes Target Youth With Festivals, Lawmakers Say

April 15, 2014   E-cigarette makers aim to hook youth on their products using music festivals, free samples and candy-flavored versions, U.S. Democratic lawmakers said.

Suffolk County Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21 with Support from Many Veteran Smokers

April 15, 2014   An 18 year-old can vote, serve in the military and prohibit access to his or her personal records, but because of legislation signed into law on Monday, 18-year-olds, as well as 19- and 20-year-olds in Suffolk County, Long Island, will soon no longer be able to purchase tobacco.

Moderate Exercise Reduced Want and Need to Smoke

April 14, 2014   Quitting smoking is a tough task for most smokers. One healthy activity might be a great place to start.

‘Vape Lounge’ Businesses are Smoking Hot on Staten Island

April 14, 2014   Now Sal Ficarra is an “e-cig” convert—one of a rapidly growing number on Staten Island—who has turned to what’s being marketed as “a healthier alternative” to conventional cigarettes.

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  1. Apr 18, 2014
    Montefiore Receive $3.7 Million Grant to Study Impact of Anti-Smoking Program for HIV Smokers
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  2. Apr 18, 2014
    The Impact of Smoking on Menopause
    Read the full story
  3. Apr 17, 2014
    Health Org’s Creative Social Experiment Proves Smoking Is Ugly
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  4. Apr 17, 2014
    Can An Employer Discriminate Against Me Because I Smoke?
    Read the full story
  5. Apr 16, 2014
    Tanned Girls, Tobacco-Chewing Dudes: Gender Norms Affect Teen Cancer Risk
    Read the full story
  6. Apr 16, 2014
    Are E-Cigarettes Losing Ground in the Vapor Market?
    Read the full story
  7. Apr 15, 2014
    E-Cigarettes Target Youth With Festivals, Lawmakers Say
    Read the full story
  8. Apr 15, 2014
    Suffolk County Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21 with Support from Many Veteran Smokers
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