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By Laura Jones On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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New study: Religion leads to ‘stronger worldviews’ which reduces use of alcohol, tobacco

Public domain image/Jon Sullivan A newly released study from researchers at the University of Florida examined teenagers’ worldviews and the impact these perspectives have on deterring drugs and alcohol, finding More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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This Day in History: 50 years ago surgeon general announced dangers of smoking

The headlines focused more on bronchitis than cancer as the surgeon general, Dr Luther Terry, announced the risks of smoking and called for “appropriate remedial action.” Image/CDC Debate over the hazards More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Moody Bible Institute lifts ban on tobacco and alcohol use by employees

The Moody Bible Institute will no longer require employees to refrain from alcohol and tobacco consumption, a dramatic policy change affecting 600 workers in its radio, publishing and educational divisions. photo More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
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Alcohol is worse than smoking at shortening life expectancy

New research from Germany suggests that people who are alcohol-dependent, particularly women, may be cutting their lives even shorter than smokers. photo “Tbone” by AB via wikimedia commons In the study, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 1st, 2012
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Autzen Stadium, home of the Oregon Ducks, bans smoking

In accordance with a campus-wide no-smoking policy, the University of Oregon athletic department announced this week that Autzen Stadium is now a smoke-free environment. No Smoking Sign photo/pmox Fans weren’t More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, November 11th, 2010
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FDA Unveils Proposed Graphic Warning Labels for Cigarette Packs

WASHINGTON — Federal drug regulators on Wednesday unveiled 36 proposed warning labels for cigarette packages, including one showing a toe tag on a corpse and another in which a mother blows smoke on her baby. Designed More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
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‘Charlie the Smoking Chimp’ dead at 52, lives a decade longer than most chimps

A chimpanzee which became addicted to smoking cigarettes has died from old age having managed to live at least 10 years longer than most chimps. ‘Charlie the Smoking Chimp’ was famous for his habit, More...


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