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Electronic cigarettes would be treated just like regular ones under a bill approved by the New Jersey legislature, the Associated Press reported Dec. 12. The

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The smoking ban in Wales that took effect in April 2007 has helped decrease the number of people having heart attacks, according to a recent

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Wisconsin’s new BadgerCare Plus Core health insurance plan — designed to provide health coverage to 50,000 low-income adults — violates state and federal addiction and

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A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that criminal defendants have the right to directly challenge forensic experts who prepare drug tests and other lab reports

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Drinking coffee not only doesn’t sober you up when you are drunk but can make you reckless by imparting a false sense of sobriety, according

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A new iPhone application helps users keep track of their blood-alcohol content (BAC) and sends warning messages if data indicates the user is “buzzed” or

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The U.S. healthcare system has some remarkable treatment success stories but efforts to prevent illnesses caused by smoking and other unhealthy behaviors has stalled, according

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The World Health Organization (WHO) says that at least five million people die from smoking each year, along with another 600,000 who die from secondhand-smoke

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The U.K. health ministry has released a software application for iPhone and Windows phones intended to empower users to keep better track of their drinking,

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North Carolina’s statewide anti-tobacco media campaign, “Tobacco. Reality. Unfiltered” (TRU), has reached a record number of youth in the state and helped lower teen tobacco use,

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