HEALTHBEAT Tobacco use: still a problem
It's safe to say that over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been spent in the United States on reducing tobacco use.
It has had an impact. The number of adults who smoke has declined st... Posted on 11/15/12 at 2:30 PM
THE NEW FORTY Yeah, I kinda' figured that.
I started the day feeling good about myself. I felt like a bright, shiny red balloon with a beautiful colorful cascading ribbon. I was floating along happily and effortlessly without a care.
That did... Posted on 10/17/12 at 10:42 PM
BEST FRIENDS ND Adolescent years suicide risk factors
Thinking midstream (adolescent years)
What might be the midstream malleable predictors of risk for suicide?
Early and current smoking
Dose response, MORE smoking = MORE suicide risk, controlling ... Posted on 10/10/12 at 11:03 AM
REAL MONEY The Real Cost of Smoking
Anyone who smokes knows that the cost of cigarettes can be a major expenditure depending on how much they smoke. And anyone who smokes knows it would be better for their health if they quit. But tobac... Posted on 7/12/12 at 7:54 AM
CHEF JEFF Smoky Skirt Steak Fajitas
There's no doubt that a bit of smoke in the grill can add a lot of flavor to an ordinary piece of meat. It can turn a simple skirt steak into mouthwatering fare. And if you add some veggies to the mix... Posted on 6/20/12 at 2:53 PM
Smokers will provide the backstop to Viking stadium construction funding, the governor and legislative leaders announced Thursday night. Confirming a proposal Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans unveiled earlier in the day on behalf of the governor, the Democratic leaders said they agree on the plan.
The University Senate has voted in favor of the ban. The Senate includes faculty, students and staff. University President Eric Kaler says a tobacco-free campus has become an expectation, rather than an innovation.
Grand Forks restaurant and bar sales were unaffected by two smoking bans approved in the past decade, according to a new economic study. Instead, outside factors such as growth in Grand Forks’ economy and a strengthened Canadian dollar pointed to an increase in restaurant and bar sales.
Banning smoking in enclosed public places can lead to lower rates of preterm birth, according to Belgian researchers who say the findings point to health benefits of smoke-free laws even in very early life.
North Dakota's 63rd legislative session is well under way and lawmakers are set to consider bills that range from booze sales on Sundays and taxes on cigarettes to setbacks and flaring regulations for oil wells. Here's a glimpse of what's to come.
Text and video messages designed to help people quit smoking that come in on their cellphones nearly doubled the success rate for attempted quitters compared to people who didn’t have such assistance, according to a New Zealand study.
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