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