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CW33 NEWSFrank Rosner has a certain spring in his step these days--because he has a new lease on life. To say he used to smoke is an understatement. "Only for about 35, 45 years,” Frank said. “I tried to quit and could not do it." Not until last...
Cigarette consumption has gone down since 2008, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But other tobacco use has gone up. That includes use of pipe tobacco for roll-you-own cigarettes and cigarette-like cigars, the agency...
The Hartford CourantThe stigma surrounding lung cancer bothers Diane Legg. "Most often the first question asked is, 'Did you smoke?'" she said. "No other disease, nobody asks such an in-your-face question. Most people who have a heart attack, they don't ask if they smoked....
Orlando Sentinel theater criticPeople are people, the platitude goes, and in Del Shores' comedy Sordid Lives, we peer into a family similar to many: Sisters squabble, an aunt struggles to quit smoking, a gay son worries about coming out. Oh, there is a gay-transvestite brother locked...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - What if the generation that once rocked out to The Who's "hope I die before I get old" line actually does? Most retirement plans and federal budget projections assume baby boomers -- those Americans born between 1946 and 1964 --...
Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes a brain aneurysm? Are there any warning signs? How is a brain aneurysm treated? ANSWER: A brain aneurysm is small, round outpouching of an artery in the brain that develops due to thinning of the blood vessel wall. A brain...
Even though I promised lots of people that I was going to remain mostly silent about stadium issues here in Hagerstown, one trip to see the O’s play the Nats in Baltimore hooked me again. My wife says this is worse than all those times I quit...
Premium Health News ServiceMarisa Zeppieri-Caruana, 34, didn't look at all sick when she found out. "I was in amazing shape. I was a happy, busy, thin 23-year-old when I started getting strange fevers and feeling extremely tired. My doctor ordered some blood work and that's when I...
At $2 per pack, Maryland has one of the highest cigarette taxes in the nation — and has reaped considerable benefits from it. With every tobacco tax increase over the last 13 years, smoking rates in the state have declined, not only among children...
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A proposed smoking ban at York Housing Authority building, including apartments, has some residents on edge. After learning about smoking statistics as they relate to preventable diseases, the Authority decided to draft a smoking ban policy. The...
A dozen Indianapolis bars have consolidated individual lawsuits into one challenge in federal court against the city's new smoking ban. In less than two weeks, bar owners claim business is down and employees have been laid off. "Our business has been...
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Tribune reporterGov. Pat Quinn signed a package of bills into law Thursday that will slash health care coverage for the poor and hike cigarette taxes by $1-a-pack to help pay for the struggling Medicaid program. The $1.6 billion in cuts to the program come amid the...
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