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  • E-Cigarettes Are a Major Challenge For Bars and Restaurants

    E-Cigarettes Are a Major Challenge For Bars and Restaurants
    Restaurants don't know what to do about them. Critics claim they're “peddling addiction” to kids. Defenders say they're anti-cancer. Lawmakers in this state can't decide if they're good, or bad, or both, while officials in 40 states (including...
  • After losing nearly 200 pounds, marathoner has 'another chance at life'

    After losing nearly 200 pounds, marathoner has 'another chance at life'
    Five years ago, Shannon Petitjean weighed more than the biggest Raven, smoked three packs of cigarettes a week and drank too much. No more. Petitjean, of Leonardtown, will compete in her first Baltimore Marathon on Saturday having shed 190 pounds...
  • What is hepatitis? Dangerous infections a worldwide health threat

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Together, hepatitis B and C represent one of the major threats to global health. Hepatitis B and C are both 'silent' viruses, and because many people feel no symptoms, you could be infected for years without knowing it....
  • For most, lifestyle changes are a good first stop in heartburn treatment

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Until recently, I'd never experienced heartburn, but now I seem to have it at least twice a week. I would like to avoid taking over-the-counter medications. Is it possible to prevent heartburn by avoiding certain foods? ANSWER:...
  • Many treatments available to help smokers manage withdrawal symptoms

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've tried to quit smoking several times. But when I get to the second week without cigarettes, I become depressed and anxious. Is this normal? Is there a way to avoid this part of withdrawal? It is by far the worst symptom and has...
  • Device keeps transplant candidate alive until donor is found

    Device keeps transplant candidate alive until donor is found
    SOUTH BEND -- Candy Meredith still remembers the exact minute when her husband, Steven, had his first heart attack. It was July 14, 2012, and he was working in the yard when, at 12:13 p.m., he realized that he couldn't breathe. Steven Meredith Sr.,...
  • Council won't ban e-cigarettes

    The City Council on Tuesday rejected a proposed ban on electronic cigarettes. City Manager John Pietig recommended adding e-cigarettes to the city's ordinance restricting the use in public of tobacco and other plants or weeds that are smoked. The...
  • Community Announcements for Aug. 15

    Community Announcements for Aug. 15
     LC Health Department to begin free quit smoking class with free patches The Lincoln County Health Department is starting the Cooper/Clayton method to stop smoking. The class is free and the nicotine patch is provided free as well. This is a 13-week...
  • WWII Vet Should Follow Smoking Edict

    It's hard not to be sympathetic to Andy Nowicki. He is a decorated combat veteran of World War II and is about to turn 90. He picked up the smoking habit 70 years ago, back when the Army put free cigarettes in C-ration kits. Now he and his wife face...
  • E-cigarette technology is ahead of the laws

    “This post has been corrected, as noted below.” Laguna Beach restaurant owners are coping with customers who choose to boot up battery-powered, vapor-emanating electronic cigarettes in the absence of rules governing use of the devices....
  • Why do the disadvantaged suffer more Type 2 diabetes?

    The twin plagues of economic hardship and low academic attainment turn out to be an inflammatory problem, not just for society but for the human bodies beset by them. And for many, including those in minority groups who disproportionately experience...