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Anne Arundel Medical Center No Longer Hiring Smokers

In an effort to create a healthier environment for both patients and workers, Anne Arundel Medical Center says it is no longer hiring smokers.

07/14/2015

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4D Ultrasounds Show What Happens When Pregnant Women Smoke

Ultrasound images have gotten so good that many pregnant women are getting 4D scans made for keepsakes, but a new study says those high-def scans can actually shed light on the harmful effects of smoking while pregnant.

03/24/2015

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Study Ties More Deaths, Types of Disease, to Smoking

Breast cancer, prostate cancer, and even routine infections. A new report ties these and other maladies to smoking and says an additional 60,000 to 120,000 deaths each year in the United States are probably due to tobacco use.

02/12/2015

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Study Ties More Deaths, Types of Disease, to Smoking

Breast cancer, prostate cancer, and even routine infections. A new report ties these and other maladies to smoking and says an additional 60,000 to 120,000 deaths each year in the United States are probably due to tobacco use.

02/11/2015

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D.C. Falls in Top 10 Areas in U.S. With Highest Smoking Cost

This week marks Tobacco Free Awareness Week, and a new study shows that smokers on average will burn through $1.4 million in personal costs — but the cost is higher for those in D.C. and Maryland.

01/20/2015

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Survey: E-cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.

12/16/2014

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Study: Scary Ads Are More Effective to Prevent Smoking

Anti-smoking ads that invoke responses of fear or disgust are the ones most likely to work, according to a new Centers for Disease Control study.

12/12/2014

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E-Cigarette Tech Takes Off As Regulation Looms

Just a few years ago, early adopters of e-cigarettes got their fix by clumsily screwing together a small battery and a plastic cartridge containing cotton soaked with nicotine.

12/08/2014

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Doctors Warn Sitting Disease Could Become The New Smoking

But that efficiency can be deadly. For years, health experts have been warning about sitting disease, where sitting for long periods of time glue to your office seat, car seat, or in front of the TV could be hazardous.

11/05/2014

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Camel Maker Reynolds Snuffs Out Workplace Smoking

Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.

10/23/2014

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