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February 13, 2013 New findings by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health may help identify situations in which smokers who are trying to quit are at a higher risk of relapse. Read more.
February 13, 2013 Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy have received a $2.3 million federal grant to study how young adults use hookahs, snus, electronic cigarettes, and other new tobacco products. Read more.
February 12, 2013 You know you should quit smoking for your health’s sake. So what’s holding you back? Maybe you’re afraid of the weight gain, that it will wreck your mood, or that it won’t work. Read More.
February 12, 2013 A new study published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry revealed a significantly higher prevalence of substance abuse and cigarette use by adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) histories than in those without ADHD. Read More.
February 11, 2013 Imagine being on crutches for weeks following foot or ankle surgery. Read more.
February 11, 2013 A Super Bowl television ad that aired in Phoenix and other markets has worried some health groups because it shows a man smoking what appears to be a cigarette, even though smoking ads have been banned for more than four decades. Read more.
February 8, 2013 Quick question. Have you noticed teenage girls spitting in the street lately, or wondered about young males walking around with their upper lip poking out? Read More.
February 8, 2013 Doctors’ advice on healthy living carries more impact when they practice what they preach. That’s why the Louisiana Hospitals Association’s smoking cessation program for doctors, nurses and other hospital employees could set a great example for patients. Read More.
February 7, 2013 Annelle S., 64, who has paranoid schizophrenia, took an urgent drag on a cigarette at a supervised outdoor smoke break at Southeast Louisiana Hospital. Read More.
February 7, 2013 The turning point for David Hammond came about six months ago, when he was standing in a checkout line at his local grocery store in Waterloo, Ont. Read More.
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