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Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46

[Texas] New Braunfels tightening smoking ban

City leaders are poised to expand the municipal smoking ordinance’s reach to cover electronic “vaping” devices and the few remaining bastions of unfettered public tobacco puffing here — establishments like the Hoity Toit Beer Joint.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Mar 10, 2017 23:35
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[Texas] Exploding e-cigarette causes local fire and face burns

Last night a Paris fire was caused by en exploding e-cigarette which sent one for medical aid with burns to the face. “The small fire started in the floor of the home and was quickly extinguished by the Paris Fire Department,” cited Fire Chief Larry Wri
eParis (TX) Extra!
added Mar 3, 2017 20:09

[Texas] Christus offers lung scans without referral ($$)

A potentially lifesaving screening procedure is available to more people now at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital-New Braunfels, or CSRH-NB. Starting Monday, the hospital will allow people who don’t have referrals from a physician to receive low-radiation CT
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 25, 2017 15:23

[Texas] VIDEO: City will ask smokers to put out cigarettes in Dallas parks

Signs with the phrase “Smell flowers, not smoke” have been placed all over city parks to tell park users about the new ordinance taking effect on March 1. “The smoking ban allows us to reach our goal of providing a healthy environment and reduce litter
WFAA Channel 8 (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:31

[Texas] VIDEO: Revisions to Smoking Ordinance in Parks Approved

SAN ANGELO, TX - On the agenda at the city council meeting on Tuesday: the first public hearing for changes to the smoking ordinance for outdoor sporting areas was approved.
KIDY / KXVA (Abilene, TX)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:48

[Texas] Two Houston area lawmakers push to raise smoking age to 21

Democrats have pushed for such a change the past decade, but the sponsorship of the fresh bills include two powerful Republicans -- Rep. John Zerwas of Richmond and Sen. Joan Huffman of Houston. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, co-sponsored the Senate bill.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Feb 16, 2017 00:57

[Texas] Depression linked to e-cigarette use among college students

“This is the first study to establish a longitudinal relationship between elevated depressive symptoms and e-cigarette use,” said lead author Frank Bandiera, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental S
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53

Texas A&M researchers: Nicotine could protect aging brain

found that, when given independently from tobacco, the maligned chemical helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. Apparently nicotine’s protective abilities may have something to do with its power to suppre
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05

[Texas] Teens descend on Wichita Falls to fight youth tobacco use

Teens from as far away as Dallas spent their Saturday in Wichita Falls, learning how to make a difference in their communities when it comes to tobacco. The Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition with the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health District
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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