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ReporterWe all know it's not healthy to smoke, but quitting can be very hard. Now there's a new program called Clean-Break that uses hypnosis to help people put down cigarettes for good. The first class was held Tuesday night at the Serenity Counseling...
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WDBJ7 ReporterNo more smoke breaks at a hospital in Southern Virgina. Memorial Hospital in Martinsville is banning all tobacco use on its property. That includes in parked cars and outside medical office buildings. "If I can't smoke all day here at work, then I just...
ReporterTammy Brown hopes her experience will teach others to take a closer look at medical bills. In August, Brown was taken by ambulance to Roanoke Memorial Hospital after she experienced chest pains. During her examination, the doctor asked Brown if she...
ReporterA Henry County woman is on a mission to help smokers quit the habit. Susan Traxel Martin started smoking when she was 14. She quit when she was diagnosed with emphysema about seven years ago. She's 56 now and says she has a year to live. Susan's...
Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Think you've heard of every way possible to quit smoking? Etta Mae Lopez came up with a new one: slap a cop so you'll go to jail, where smoking isn't allowed. Lopez smacked Sacramento County sheriff's Deputy Matt Campoy...
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Authorities in Sacramento allege that a woman slapped a deputy as a way to go to jail and stop smoking. On Friday, Etta Lopez was sentenced to 63 days in jail for battery of a peace officer. She pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge and was...
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Upcoming Healthy Choices With Diabetes: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., May 11, June 8. Group diabetes management class for people who have diabetes and their caregivers. 503 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs. To register call 321-207-0851. Hearing Screening: 10:...
“It’s Earth Week. There should be zero tolerance in Hagerstown and Washington County for littering of cigarette butts; burning cigarette butts in roadways, and cigarette butts in our beautiful parks.” — Hagerstown “In regard...
Clark County Health DepartmentThink about the future. Does it include becoming a non-smoker? It makes sense: Smokers who think more about the future are more likely to stop smoking, a study suggests. Are you thinking about the future? Are you pondering the idea of stopping smoking?...
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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although the long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes are unknown, a new survey finds people who use the devices think of them as a safer alternative to tobacco and a means to break the smoking habit. Researchers from...
LC Beekeepers to meet The Lincoln County Beekeepers, Inc., will meet Monday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extensin Office, 104 Metker Trail, Stanford. LC Republican Party to meet Lincoln County Republican Party will have its...
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