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Smoking prohibited inside New Jersey casinos due to health and safety risks

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Smokers should begin cessation drugs, then decide when to quit

Smoking cessation guidelines

Addiction

Smoking doubles young adults' risk of severe coronavirus complications

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Addiction

One way to reduce smoking: Mandate standardized packaging, higher taxes

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Prevention

New lung cancer screening guidelines would benefit women, Black people

New lung cancer screening guidelines

Illness

Scientists may have determined why many non-smokers develop COPD

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Illness

Smokers have greater risk of severe coronavirus complications, research shows

Smokers are at greater risk of severe illness with COVID-19, researchers find

Addiction

Like secondhand smoke, scientists find 'thirdhand' smoke also may pose health risks to non-smokers

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Addiction

Juul pitches locked e-cigarette that blocks underage users

Juul Age Lock FDA

Addiction

More stringent regulations are reducing tobacco retailers in Philly, study finds

Tobacco retailers Philly

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You can quit smoking in 2020 – Here’s how

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Addiction

Quit smoking at least 4 weeks before surgery, WHO advises

Quit smoking before surgery

Illness

Scientists have yet to 'cure' cancer, but significant advancements have improved survival rates

Cancer cure radiation treatment survival rates

Children's Health

Philly health department busts 149 businesses for selling tobacco to minors

Philly Tobacco permits suspended

Wellness

U-Haul adopts policy to stop hiring smokers, e-cigarette users in 21 states

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Opinion

Ten defining health care achievements of the 2010s, from artificial intelligence to immunotherapy

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Addiction

CDC: Evidence growing that vitamin E acetate was behind vaping-related lung injury outbreak

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Addiction

FDA greenlights sale of cigarettes with 95% less nicotine

FDA approves sale of reduced nicotine cigarettes

Addiction

New Pennsylvania law boosts minimum age to buy tobacco, e-cigarettes

Tobacco age 21 pennsylvania

Addiction

Some smokers credit e-cigarettes with saving their lives – does that matter?

Vaping and e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tools

Addiction

Cigarette smoking at lowest level in 55 years, but more adults are vaping

Cigarette smoking declining among American adults

Prevention

These habits can increase the risk of birth defects

Habits that increase the risk of birth defects

Addiction

Flavor bans multiply, but menthol continues to divide

Menthol Cigarettes

Depression

Smoking linked to increased risk of depression, schizophrenia

Smoking linked to increased risk of depression, schizophrenia

Addiction

Diabetes drug found to reduce symptoms of nicotine withdrawal

Nicotine Diabetes

Adult Health

Smoking on screen has increased by 120% in PG-13 movies since 2010, new research says

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Children's Health

Secondhand smoke exposure may harm children's developing eyesight

Addiction

Pennsylvania confirms first death linked to vaping-related lung illness

Addiction

New Jersey confirms first death tied to national vaping epidemic

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Addiction

Will Pennsylvania be the next state to raise the smoking age to 21?

Alternative Medicine

More people use marijuana to treat illness than to get high, study says

Marijuana use study illnesses

Addiction

TV broadcast companies shun vaping ads, Walmart to stop carrying e-cigarettes

Walmart e-cigarette ban

Health News

Tobacco sales to minors in Philly skyrocketed in 2018, health department says

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Prevention

The test that could save the life of a long-time smoker you know

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Health News

E-cigarettes cause damage to blood vessels even when used without nicotine, Penn study finds

Prevention

FDA proposes larger, visual health warnings for cigarette packs, advertisements

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Addiction

Delaware's law bumping the state smoking age to 21 is now in effect

delaware smoking age law

Addiction

Tons of Americans — smokers included — are in favor of reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes

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Children's Health

Netflix will limit scenes depicting smoking. Will it affect youth tobacco use?

Netflix smoking

Addiction

To combat teen vaping, Nebraska school district testing students for nicotine

Nebraska School District Drug Testing

Opinion

Readers make their own list of the 'Worst Philadelphians'

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Opinion

Meet the 20 worst Philadelphians (you may have made the list)

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