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Tobacco, fast food in easier reach of minority and low-income students

Compared to schools with mostly white students, schools with higher numbers of Hispanic, black, and low-income students are more likely to have tobacco retailers and fast-food restaurants in easy reach, researchers say. “Schools are places where we expec
added Aug 2, 2016 20:43

James Beard Award Winning Chef Releases Line of Vape Juice

Cloudride's e-juice flavors are developed by Jason Stevens who won the America's Classic James Beard Award in 2011 for his work as Executive Chef of Watts Tea Shop in Milwaukee. The James Beard Awards are the highest honor in the culinary space and commo
PR Newswire
added Aug 1, 2016 20:21

Orexigen Completes Acquisition of All U.S. Rights to Contrave® and Launches U.S. Sales Organization

"We are pleased to announce the accelerated completion of the acquisition of all U.S. rights to Contrave. This transformational event creates a 'New Orexigen'...WARNING: SUICIDAL THOUGHTS...Serious neuropsychiatric reactions have occurred in patients tak
PR Newswire
added Aug 1, 2016 14:31

Rediscovering the Kitchen, and Other Tips for Heart Health

Based on data from the latest National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in 2011-12, Americans did better in controlling three major risk factors smoking... Now for the details. First and foremost, quit smoking or never start. Heart risks drop signi
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 1, 2016 14:12

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome patients who smoke, are obese have poorer quality of life

study of patients who survive the once-nearly fatal Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) finds their subsequent quality of life has more to do with lifestyle factors ...specifically obesity and smoking, were associated with a worse quality of life r
added Jul 30, 2016 21:03

Kwik Trip Raises $65,000 to Help End Childhood Obesity / Campaign in support of Partnership for a Healthier America

Kwik Trip owns and operates 491 Kwik Trip and Kwik Star convenience stores, as well as Hearty Platter Restaurants and Tobacco Outlet Plus stores, in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21

Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death: Study

"Smoking was the risk factor that was [most strongly] associated with mortality," Ladenvall added. "We were somewhat surprised that the effect of aerobic capacity was even more pronounced than that of high cholesterol and high blood pressure."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 27, 2016 21:06

MEYER: The FDA Can't Tell the Difference between Eggplants and Tobacco

Siegel submitted a simple question to the FDA: “Are e-cigs that do not contain nicotine (or any other tobacco extracts) also covered by the FDA deeming regulations? If so, will they also require pre-market approval like products that do contain nicotine?”
added Jul 27, 2016 13:50

Smoking Priority: First Stop, Then Lose Weight

A new study suggests stopping smoking should be the first step. All smokers had a higher risk of suffering a first heart attack than nonsmokers. But the risk didn’t significantly go up for smokers who were also obese, the study, published in the European
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 25, 2016 16:26

Nicaragua Cigar Distributors Announce Energy Infused Double Shot

Double Shot employs FDA approved food grade components to deliver an energy boost to your system while smoking the cigar, according to a statement issued by the company. “Think of it like Red Bull in a cigar format,” said Roberto Lopez, owner of Double S
added Jul 22, 2016 18:34
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