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February 13, 2014 On February 5, CVS Caremark made the startling announcement that it wouldno longer sell tobacco products in its 7,600 pharmacies throughout the United States. Read more.
February 13, 2014 Smoking brings on a number of health risks, but quitting the habit can prove exceedingly difficult. Read more.
February 12, 2014 Health professionals who treat people with psychiatric problems often overlook their patients’ smoking habits, assuming it’s best to tackle depression, anxiety or substance abuse problems first. Read more.
February 12, 2014 New research from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) demonstrates that the walls of tobacco marketing and products located behind the counter in many convenience stores, referred to as “power walls,” are an effective way to attract the gaze of most shoppers. Read more.
February 11, 2014 Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America. Read more.
February 11, 2014 Eight Democratic senators called on Walgreen Co., Rite Aid Corp., and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores to stop selling tobacco products after CVS Caremark Corp. announced last week that it will quit selling cigarettes and other tobacco items. Read more.
February 10, 2014 As well as new records for winter sports achievements, visitors to the Olympic Winter Games 2014 will be expecting innovative sport facilities, modernized transportation infrastructure and traditional hospitality in Sochi on Russia’s Black Sea coast. Read more.
February 10, 2014 Young women who smoke may have an increased risk of a common type of breast cancer, according to a new study. Read more.
February 7, 2014 Policy-makers need to ‘wise-up’ to the methods used by the tobacco industry in attempts to influence marketing regulations, according to the authors of a new study published today. Read more.
February 7, 2014 Smokers are lazier than non-smokers, lack inspiration and have higher chances of falling into depression and anxiety, a new study says. Read more.
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