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Teen prescription opioid abuse, cigarette, and alcohol use trends down
12/16/2014 10:21:01 AM
Use of cigarettes, alcohol, and abuse of prescription pain relievers among teens has declined since 2013 while marijuana use rates were stable, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey, released today by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). However, use of e-cigarettes, measured in the report for the first time, is high. These 2014 results are part of …
Smoking Still Causes Large Proportion of Cancer Deaths in the United States
12/9/2014 8:43:29 AM
A new American Cancer Society study finds that despite significant drops in smoking rates, cigarettes continue to cause about three in ten cancer deaths in the United States. The study, appearing in the Annals of Epidemiology, concludes that efforts to reduce smoking prevalence as rapidly as possible should be a top priority for the U.S. public health efforts to prevent cancer …
Brain Activity after Smokers Quit Predicts Chances of Relapsing, Penn Medicine Study Suggests
12/3/2014 12:03:53 PM
Quitting smoking sets off a series of changes in the brain that Penn Medicine researchers say may better identify smokers who will start smoking again—a prediction that goes above and beyond today’s clinical or behavioral tools for assessing relapse risk. Reporting in a new study published this week in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology , James Loughead, PhD , associate …
Lung Association Welcomes Obama Administration’s Long Overdue Ozone Pollution Proposal, Calls for Greater Protection
11/26/2014 10:46:50 AM
Harold P. Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to strengthen the current ozone pollution limits to a more protective level in the range of 65 to 70 parts per billion (ppb), down from 75 ppb: “Today’s proposal by the Obama Administration to …
The Daily Vapor Announces Black Friday Deals
11/23/2014 12:42:47 PM
The Daily Vapor has continued to be one of the leading Shelbyville vapor shops with its wide array of starter kits, clearomizers, batteries, mods, e-cig accessories, and e-liquid flavors.  For this year’s Black Friday Sale, The Daily Vapor will offer amazing savings and tons of free items from Friday to Monday, Nov. 28 - Oct. 1, in-store and online.  Our store will be open …

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