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The popularity of e- cigarettes continue to grow.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

The popularity of e- cigarettes continue to grow.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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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Camel Maker Reynolds Snuffs Out Workplace Smoking

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

10/22/2014

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Teen Smoking Rates Way Down From Turn Of The Century

A tobacco education group is celebrating a huge drop in the teen smoking rate from the year 2000, and they are crediting prevention methods like the infamous truth campaign.

09/04/2014

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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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Study: Benefits Of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms

According to a new study, the benefits of e-cigarettes may outweigh any harm they can cause.

07/31/2014

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Secondhand Smoke As Harmful to Pets As People

Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog’s mouth started bleeding. When she was told he had cancer, she knew to blame her heavy smoking, an addiction she couldn’t kick until after her pet died.

07/11/2014

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