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2011-08-11 11:25:00

A new study has found that the risk of heart disease linked to smoking is 25 percent higher for women.

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2011-07-16 06:15:00

More than half of all Americans believe that smoking should be banned in all public places, but less than one in five US residents feel that the habit should be made completely illegal throughout the country.

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2011-07-13 05:43:17

Experts say that women who smoke while pregnant should be aware that they are increasing the chance their baby will be born malformed.

2011-06-27 07:25:34

New research reveals another reason moms-to-be may want to quit smoking.

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2011-06-21 12:45:00

The FDA today released nine new warning labels that are now mandatory to include onto packs of cigarettes in the most drastic change in smoking-related advertising in 25 years/

2011-06-21 09:32:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown: New cigarette warning labels unveiled today by the Food and Drug Administration will help give us the momentum needed to eradicate tobacco use in our nation.

2011-06-21 12:11:38

When governments use comprehensive, well-funded tobacco control programs to reduce adult smoking, they also reduce smoking among adolescents.

2011-06-21 06:35:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The large, graphic cigarette health warnings unveiled today by the Food and Drug Administration represent a milestone in the fight against tobacco use in the United States.

2011-06-21 05:48:00

Statement by Legacy President and CEO, Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S.

2011-06-21 05:11:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association heralds the announcement today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its final rule requiring graphic health warning labels on all cigarette packages and advertisements.


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