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[Sweden] Salt and smoking may interact to raise rheumatoid arthritis risk

Eating a diet high in salt may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis among smokers, according to a large study from Sweden. Researchers set out to see if a salty diet might be linked to the onset of RA, but found a connection only among smokers – w
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2014 18:34
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[Massachusetts] Worcester health official says new tobacco regs will block loopholes

will allow the city to keep pace with "other" tobacco products that slip through regulatory loopholes. The proposed amendments include a ban on flavored tobacco products in retail establishments in the city, with the exception of tobacco shop-style store
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 18, 2014 18:33
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Tobacco CEO Susan Cameron can't quit

Happily retired and in full R&R mode, Susan Cameron was the last person anyone imagined would go back to work and lead a colossal acquisition. After seven years at the helm of the second-largest U.S. tobacco company, Reynolds American RAI 0.84% , Camero
Fortune Magazine
added Sep 18, 2014 18:31
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[Nevada] LETTER: The reality of smoking at casinos

Over the past several months, I have been observing smokers in our local casinos playing the slot machines. There is approximately one smoker for 15 nonsmoking gamblers. The one smoker stinks up the entire area, and the smoke eventually spreads through
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 18, 2014 18:30
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[Louisiana] SPERA: Smoking in New Orleans music clubs stinks, despite the myth: Keith Spera

While musicians have helped foster the myth that smoking is cool, cigarettes don't make music. A Marlboro never strummed a C-chord, and a Lucky Strike never knocked out a drum solo. What cigarettes do accomplish, beyond generating clients for the New Or
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Sep 18, 2014 18:29
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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[Texas] Citywide smoking ban takes effect in Waxahachie

A citywide ban on smoking in public places went into effect today in Waxahachie. The City Council approved the ban last month to cut down on secondhand smoke in public places and places and the workplace.
Dallas Morning News
added Sep 18, 2014 18:22
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[New York] Huntington bans smoking on town beaches; sets housing hearing

The Huntington Town board has unanimously voted 5-0 to ban smoking at its eight town beaches. Previously, smoking was banned only at town playgrounds. The ban does not include the parking lots at the beaches.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 18, 2014 18:21
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Philip Morris determined to make its legal battle over cigarette labeling with Uruguay, a lesson for other countries

Some media outlets have compared the legal dispute between big tobacco and Uruguay as David vs. Goliath, with Philip Morris' seemingly endless coffers up against the small economy of Uruguay. "The amount of money that Philip Morris has at its disposal p
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:18
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