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I suspect all the governors in America would like to lure Connecticut businesses to their states. We've got some of the biggest, most successful companies ever conceived by businessmankind. And, we have the smartest, most skilled, motivated workforce in...
Tags: Politics, Government, NPR, Regional Authority, Rick Perry
Tribune reporterA Blue Island man faces a charge of threatening a public official after he got testy Friday with a Chicago police officer who told him to quit smoking and drinking in a South Side bus shelter, authorities said. Larry E. Hamilton, 42, of the 2100 block...
Tags: West Englewood, Englewood, Blue Island, Prisons
Reuters* E-cigarettes sold as less harmful alternative to tobacco * Makers of big brands like Marlboro, Camel join bandwagon * Health authorities struggle to find right regulation * Some see "vaping" overtaking smoking in U.S. by 2023 By Kate Kelland and Ben...
HealthI was having lunch with a colleague who’d just ordered a Diet Coke. “My girlfriend tells me that this stuff is going to kill me,” he said. I looked at the Diet Coke. Then I looked at him. “Are you serious? She knows you’re...
email@example.comTheir excitement swelling with each car horn that sounded, about 20 mostly pre-teen girls took to Hagerstown’s Public Square for 15 minutes Friday afternoon to flash signs decorated with anti-tobacco slogans, while cheering in unison chants such...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Popular smoking cessation treatments - such as nicotine replacements and antidepressants - improve people's chances of kicking the habit without much risk, according to a review of past research. "It seems very clear that...
ReutersBy Sharon Begley NEW YORK, May 30 (Reuters) - Employees will be eligible for significantly lower premiums on the health insurance they buy through their employers if they participate in "workplace wellness programs," even if they don't improve their...
ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) - Tobacco restrictions came into force in Russia on Saturday which President Vladimir Putin hopes will create a healthier workforce and help reverse a population decline, but they face stiff opposition in a country where four in ten...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Punishment, Moscow (Russia), France, Fines
Summer health, safety tips The Department of Health offers sun and water safety tips, Lyme disease information for prevention and detection, as well as food safety recommendations designed to reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses at picnics,...
Q. I'm 73 years old. Will quitting smoking really make a difference in my health at this point? A. In my patients who are smokers, one of the biggest obstacles to quitting is their belief that they've already damaged their body and quitting won't reverse...
Authorities in Sacramento allege that a woman slapped a deputy as a way to go to jail and stop smoking. On Friday, Etta Lopez was sentenced to 63 days in jail for battery of a peace officer. She pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge and was...
Tags: Punishment, Trials, Prisons
Stroke Center medical director, The Hospital of Central ConnecticutNearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and more than 137,000 people die from a stroke. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States. This unfortunate situation could be improved if people knew more about stroke warning signs and...
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