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Tobacco: New Study Says You Can Get Killed In War, But Not Buy Smokes

It’s an oft-heard argument: Service men and women in the United States might be old enough to fight and die in a war in a foreign land for our country, but those 21 years of age and under can’t buy a beer or a shot in their hometown tavern. Now, according to the recommendations of a new study, a new ...

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Diabetes In The Womb: Tobacco Smoke Can Significantly Escalate Risk Of Developing Diabetes In Adulthood

Tobacco smoke can escalate risk of developing diabetes for babies in the womb, indicates a recently published study. According to a study from the University of California, Davis and the Berkeley nonprofit Public Health Institute, children exposed to tobacco smoke from their parents while in the womb, are significantly more vulnerable to developing diabetes as adults. Published February 9 in ...

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D.C. May Join New York in Raising Tobacco Age to 21

Washington, D.C., may become the second large American city to ban young adults from buying cigarettes. Washington, D.C., is moving toward banning the sale of tobacco to 18-to-21-year-old adults, less than a week after the successful New York City Council vote to raise that city’s tobacco age limit to 21. D.C. Councilman Kenyan McDuffie will introduce legislation Tuesday to raise ...

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