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Philly health department busts 149 businesses for selling tobacco to minors

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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

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Addiction

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

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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

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Prevention

These habits can increase the risk of birth defects

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Addiction

Flavor bans multiply, but menthol continues to divide

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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

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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

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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

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Addiction

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

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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

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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?

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Addiction

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

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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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Vaping isn’t an alternative to smoking — Here’s why

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Prevention

Pennsylvania prisons to ban all tobacco products

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Health News

Vaping scourge Scott Gottlieb resigns as FDA commissioner, report says

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Illness

Cancer death rate dropping faster in black Americans, narrowing racial gap

Children's Health

Driven by vaping, youth tobacco use surged in 2018

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Addiction

Here's what doctors want you to know about vaping

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The most common ways people get sick

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Illness

Deaths by cancer on a steady 25-year decline in the United States, new report finds

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Addiction

Philly bans tobacco use at addiction treatment programs

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Prevention

U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory on e-cigarette use, regulation and policies

Addiction

Smoking rates in U.S. have fallen to all-time low, but how did they ever get so high?

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Health News

With FDA's imminent crackdown on e-cigarettes, manufacturers already playing defense

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Health News

Father's smoking may impact health of next two generations, study suggests

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