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2009-12-29 05:00:00

Health gurus say recommit each Monday until the habit is gone for good. NEW YORK, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 1st millions of Americans will resolve to quit smoking -- again. Yet many will resume their addiction by Groundhog's Day.

2009-12-03 14:50:50

Time spent in US and English preference are indicators of success.

2009-11-18 10:10:00

Quit Resources, Tips Available at DeterminedtoQuit.com HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health is offering support to help Pennsylvania smokers give up tobacco for good during the 34th annual Great American Smokeout on Nov.

2009-11-12 12:11:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids President Matthew L.

2009-09-02 14:47:00

Health department focusing efforts on reaching groups still smoking at higher rates OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington's adult smoking rate has hit a new low for the sixth consecutive year.

2009-08-12 08:30:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent increase in the tobacco tax, many Floridians are faced with a tough decision in these already hard economic times - do they pay the extra dollar per pack or quit smoking for good.

2009-07-01 15:30:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Florida state tobacco tax will increase by $1.00, the biggest of its kind in Florida history, to a total of $1.34 per pack, as part of the Protecting Florida's Health Act.

2009-06-29 18:02:13

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2009-06-26 09:47:51

Because tobacco use impairs military readiness, harms the health of soldiers and veterans, and imposes a substantial financial burden on the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, these agencies should implement a comprehensive strategy to achieve the Defense Department's stated goal of a tobacco-free military, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.