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  • Have health-related New Year's resolutions? These resources can help

    Have health-related New Year's resolutions? These resources can help
    After Dan Williamson unexpectedly landed in the hospital a year and a half ago and underwent heart surgery, his doctor told him that if he wanted to live a healthier life, he was going to have to lose weight. So the 58-year-old chief executive of...
  • More evidence e-cigs may help in quitting tobacco

    More evidence e-cigs may help in quitting tobacco
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Electronic cigarette users followed over a year reduced or quit using tobacco cigarettes in large numbers and were less prone to resume smoking, at least in the short term. Experts continue to debate whether or not "e-cigs"...
  • Is your daughter at risk for cervical cancer?

    Is your daughter at risk for cervical cancer?
    Dear Pharmacist: My daughter has cervical dysplasia, and I'm wondering if the HPV vaccine will protect her from getting cancer. How can a young woman protect against this cancer? — J.D., Silver Springs, Fla. Dear J.D.: No, it's never been proven...
  • Smoking can affect a home's resale value

    Smoking can affect a home's resale value
    If all the dire warnings about your health haven't motivated you to quit smoking, perhaps a jolt to the real estate pocketbook would do the trick. A couple of recent events have dovetailed to make one wonder whether the real estate industry — and,...
  • E-Cigarettes Are a Major Challenge For Bars and Restaurants

    E-Cigarettes Are a Major Challenge For Bars and Restaurants
    Restaurants don't know what to do about them. Critics claim they're “peddling addiction” to kids. Defenders say they're anti-cancer. Lawmakers in this state can't decide if they're good, or bad, or both, while officials in 40 states (including...
  • What is hepatitis? Dangerous infections a worldwide health threat

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Together, hepatitis B and C represent one of the major threats to global health. Hepatitis B and C are both 'silent' viruses, and because many people feel no symptoms, you could be infected for years without knowing it....
  • Device keeps transplant candidate alive until donor is found

    Device keeps transplant candidate alive until donor is found
    SOUTH BEND -- Candy Meredith still remembers the exact minute when her husband, Steven, had his first heart attack. It was July 14, 2012, and he was working in the yard when, at 12:13 p.m., he realized that he couldn't breathe. Steven Meredith Sr.,...
  • Council won't ban e-cigarettes

    The City Council on Tuesday rejected a proposed ban on electronic cigarettes. City Manager John Pietig recommended adding e-cigarettes to the city's ordinance restricting the use in public of tobacco and other plants or weeds that are smoked. The...
  • E-cigarettes to quit smoking? They're as good as nicotine patches

    Electronic cigarettes helped wean smokers off regular cigarettes in a clinical trial – though the quit rate was essentially the same as for nicotine patches. The trial, conducted in New Zealand, was billed as the first head-to-head comparison of...
  • Community Announcements for Aug. 15

    Community Announcements for Aug. 15
     LC Health Department to begin free quit smoking class with free patches The Lincoln County Health Department is starting the Cooper/Clayton method to stop smoking. The class is free and the nicotine patch is provided free as well. This is a 13-week...
  • Many treatments available to help smokers manage withdrawal symptoms

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've tried to quit smoking several times. But when I get to the second week without cigarettes, I become depressed and anxious. Is this normal? Is there a way to avoid this part of withdrawal? It is by far the worst symptom and has...
  • WWII Vet Should Follow Smoking Edict

    It's hard not to be sympathetic to Andy Nowicki. He is a decorated combat veteran of World War II and is about to turn 90. He picked up the smoking habit 70 years ago, back when the Army put free cigarettes in C-ration kits. Now he and his wife face...