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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.


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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.


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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.


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Study: Good Students Smoke Less

According to a study conducted at the Charles III University of Madrid, good students are less likely to smoke as much as their less studious counterparts.


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US Launches New Batch Of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off tobacco, saying they believe the last effort convinced tens of thousands […]

CBS Charlotte–03/28/2013

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Study: Genetic Risk Factors Determines Smokers

A new study finds that genetic risk factors can determine who will get hooked on cigarettes.


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US To Revise Cigarette Warning Labels

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers […]

CBS Charlotte–03/20/2013

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Study: Smoking Deadlier For HIV Patients Than The Virus Itself

A new study has found that smokers with the human immunodeficiency virus are more likely to lose years off of their life spans to smoking than they are to the virus itself.


The attorneys who took on 'Big Tobacco' companies for nearly a decade have now set their sights on the food industry. (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyers Who Beat ‘Big Tobacco’ Now After Food Industry Companies

The same lawyers who beat ‘Big Tobacco’ companies now have a new enemy: the food industry.



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