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What’s Your #OneGoodReason?

CVS Health is proud to say that tobacco will never again be sold at their 7,700 CVS/pharmacy® stores, with #OneGoodReason: a healthier America. CVS Health invites you to stand with them. Watch and…

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Forget Cannabis, The 3 Most Deadly Drugs Are Completely Legal

Regardless of where you stand on marijuana legalization, you have to admit: Marijuana is a fairly harmless drug in comparison to many other entirely legal drugs. While marijuana has 0 attributed death…

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E-cigarettes Poisoning Children at Alarming Rate

Be careful what you do with your e-cigarette — it can poison your child. A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found a shocking increase in the number of e-cigarette…

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Anti-Organics: The Propaganda Is On

You've all heard it by now: organic foods, including meat (read “antibiotic- and hormone-free”), offer no substantial health benefits over conventional foods. These dubious findings were served to us …

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Is Drinking Soda Worse Than Smoking?

Photo Courtesy Of: Comstock/Thinkstock Soda, which is loaded with sugar primarily in the form of high fructose corn syrup, is a leading contributor to the rising rates of obesity, diabetes, heart di…

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Want to Quit Smoking? Try Fruits & Veggies

Later today I am scheduled to give a talk to a class of 3rd graders about the importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables daily. Thankfully, to my knowledge, none of these kids smoke cigar…

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6 Million Lives Lost Due to Tobacco Use

According to the Tobacco Atlas, six million lives were lost due to tobacco use in 2011. They also said about 600,000 people died from secondhand smoke exposure in 2011, and nearly 75 percent of those …

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3.6 Million Kids Smoking their Health Away

More than 3.6 million kids smoke, according to a new report released by Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin. Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable and premature death, killing more than 1,20…

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The Shocking Ingredients in Cigarettes

If you think cigarettes are simply dried tobacco leaves rolled in paper, you're about 597 ingredients off. The tobacco industry has become master mixologists with the additives. Some ingredients are a…

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Candy Flavored Cigarettes?

According to a new study from the Stanford School of Medicine, tobacco companies pumped up the advertising and lowered the price of menthol cigarettes in stores near California high schools with large…

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