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Jan. 11, 1964: A watershed moment against smoking

There was a time in America when smoking was considered glamorous and safe.

Friday - 01/10/2014, 06:53pm EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, malboro men, surgeon general

Study: Millions of lives saved from anti-tobacco campaigns, laws

A new study finds that since a landmark Surgeon General's report on smoking was released in 1964, more than eight million lives have been saved through anti-tobacco efforts from cigarette taxes to programs to help Americans kick the habit.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 06:15pm EST

Tags: cancer, tobacco, tobacco taxes, tobacco settlement, National Cancer Institute

Putting a price tag on bad habits

How much do your bad habits cost you?

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 09:36am EDT

Tags: bankrate, savings, WTOP Saves You Money, procrastination, mike murillo

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Smoking to be banned in Hagerstown parks

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 06:13am EDT

Tags: Hagerstown

Flavored e-cigarettes not the best method for kicking the habit

Mango, Cheesecake and Chocolate aren't just ice cream flavors; they're also e-cigarette flavors. And parents may have to dig deeper into the lives of their children to know whether they're experimenting with them.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: cigarettes, e-cigarettes,

Outdoor smoking ban takes effect at American University

Cigarettes have been all but snuffed out on the American University campus in Northwest D.C.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 06:34am EDT

Tags: smoking ban, American University, The Washington Post

VCU gets funds to treat nicotine dependence

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 07:13am EDT

Tags: VCU, nicotine

Doctors warn against craze of inhaling alcohol

It's a new way to get drunk that is becoming more popular among people who want to drink, but don't want the extra calories. But it has doctors concerned.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 03:17pm EDT

Tags: health, alcohol,

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