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JUL 02, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Healthcare students often uninformed about smoking dangers, cessation

By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) - Nursing and physiotherapy students may be smoking less than they were a decade ago, but they also know less about the health consequences of tobacco and how to help patients quit the habit, a new study from Spain suggests. “The fact that less than 40 percent of students knew that smoking caused emphysema and ...

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JUN 30, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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FDA seeks data on e-cigarettes after surge in poisoning cases

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is seeking additional data and comments on liquid nicotine as it considers warning the public about the dangers of its exposure amid a rise in electronic cigarette use. The agency has evaluated data and science on the risks, especially to infants and children, from accidental exposure to nicotine and liquid ...

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JUN 30, 2015 - Washington Times

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Eastern Michigan University goes tobacco-free Wednesday

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Eastern Michigan University is going tobacco-free Wednesday. The regents at the Ypsilanti school approved the policy in December. It prohibits smoking and the use of tobacco products in or on all university-owned, operated or leased buildings and facilities, including vehicles. Eastern Michigan President Susan Martin says ...

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JUN 30, 2015 - Huffington Post

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The Quality Of Health Care You Receive Likely Depends On Your Skin Color

Unequal health care continues to be a serious problem for black Americans. More than a decade after the Institute of Medicine issued a landmark report showing that minority patients were less likely to receive the same quality health care as white patients, racial and ethnic disparities continue to plague the U.S. health care system. That report, which was published in ...

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JUN 25, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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How I Quit Smoking, Stopped Vaping and Learned to Eliminate Stress... One Breath at a Time

When I quit smoking with a rudimentary electronic cigarette in 2010, I was so passionate about this viable alternative to combustible tobacco that at the age of 25 I started a vaping company to help others. Slowly I realized that smoking, which became vaping, had caused me to focus on my breath. Inhale, exhale, repeat. This awareness of the...

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