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Study: Strict parenting may reduce teen smoking

Parents who set limits are less likely to have kids who smoke, regardless of their ethnic and racial backgrounds, according to a new U.S. study. Researchers …

Millions at high risk for lung cancer should be screened yearly

In a move that could affect millions of current and former smokers, a highly influential, independent panel of medical experts is recommending yearly screening …

Bloomberg Bans Use of E-Cigarettes in Public in NYC

As one of his final acts as New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg signed into law a ban on using electronic cigarettes anywhere conventional cigarette use is …

Maryland colleges join movement to snuff out student smoking

About one-third of Maryland colleges and universities have decided to follow a recent national trend to ban smoking on college campuses. The majority of …

Take Action! January is National Radon Action Month

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated January as National Radon Action Month. Throughout January, and all year long, the EPA is urging …

Asthma Care in the Winter

Asthma is a lifelong disease that causes wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. It can limit a person’s quality of life. Most people …

IMPACT Partnership Program Empowers Parents of Children with Asthma

AmeriHealth District of Columbia, Children’s National Medical Center and Breathe DC partner to fight childhood asthma through IMPACT DC …

FDA’s anti-smoking campaign to target teens

Early next year, half a century after the U.S. surgeon general first proclaimed the deadly effects of smoking, the Food and Drug Administration will launch a …

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December 2013