Displaying items 121-132 of 314 » View courant.com items only< Previous 1-10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21-27 Next >
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New recommendations from chest and cancer doctors call for lung cancer screening in older adults with a long history of smoking a pack a day or more — but also highlight the possible harms of screening, including a high...
Looking at his athletic build, it's hard to believe that Rick Van Beek used to smoke two packs of cigarettes a day. The 39-year-old's life changed in 2008 when he saw his daughter, Maddy, in the Grand Rapids Marathon. Maddy came into the world 13...
Tags: Parkinson's Disease
The Frederick County Health Department offers the "Stop Smoking for Life" program. Participants in the program will gain an understanding of the unique challenges of nicotine addiction, learn to identify tobacco triggers, develop a quit plan, learn to...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than half of kids who were part of a new study from California tested positive for secondhand smoke exposure -- despite only a handful of their parents admitting to lighting up. Parents may think kids are only exposed...
The Newport Beach Citizens Bicycle Safety Committee should include at least one member who does not ride a bicycle on the streets of Newport Beach for recreation or commuting. After all, we non-bicyclists contribute monies, through our taxes, which pay...
ReporterWe all know it's not healthy to smoke, but quitting can be very hard. Now there's a new program called Clean-Break that uses hypnosis to help people put down cigarettes for good. The first class was held Tuesday night at the Serenity Counseling...
Tags: Health, Health Treatments
(The following letters to the editor were written by students at Eagle View Elementary School in Somerset.) Cleaner oceans To the editor, I think we should take a few hours out each day to clean up oceans near you. People spend too much time...
According to the Centers For Disease Control, almost 20 percent of the adults in the United States are regular cigarette smokers. That's approximately 45 million people. In fact, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the country....
Tags: Health, Heart Disease, Stroke, Pancreas, Human Rights
email@example.comWashington County Commissioner Jeff Cline issued a proclamation, and a panel of experts discussed the dangers of tobacco and how the tobacco industry operates during World No Tobacco Day Thursday afternoon. “I’ve seen family members and...
Gov. Martin O’Malley is looking for ways to trim his workforce – not the number of people, but their waistlines. The administration has launched a wellness program aimed at state workers. The governor known for his statistical analysis of...
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...
May 21, 2012 |Story| Reuters
May 9, 2012 |Story| WXMI
May 11, 2012 |Story| Herald Mail
May 10, 2012 |Story| Reuters
May 16, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
May 22, 2012 |Story| WDBJ7
May 24, 2012 |Story| Daily American
May 25, 2012 |Column| Herald Mail
May 31, 2012 |Story| Herald Mail
Jun 1, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jun 13, 2012 |Story| WPMT-LTV
Jun 13, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
Original site for Quitting Smoking topic gallery.