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E-Cigarettes Take Off As Regulation Looms

Technology could make creating e-cigarette standards more difficult in the future. The FDA hopes to require e-cigarette makers to apply for approval for their products.

12/08/2014

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U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Just Under 18-Percent

A government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18-percent for the first time last year.

11/26/2014

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E-Cigarette Use Rising In High Schoolers

The use of e-cigarettes by high school students tripled to 4.5 percent over three years, according to a new government report released by the CDC on Thursday.

11/14/2014

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Frisco To Consider Smoking Ban At Public Parks

City Council members in Frisco will consider an ordinance that could snuff out smoking at public parks.

08/05/2014

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Doctor Talks Smokers, Menopause, Cynicism

Dr. Crystal Fosters looks at some of the latest medical headlines including the life expectancy of smokers, a new way to ease menopause symptoms, and a link between cynicism and dementia.

05/29/2014

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Survey: 9 In 10 Texans Want Pot Decriminalized

A pro-marijuana legalization group named Progress Texas has put up a billboard in support of its cause. Some people may call it a “sign of the times,” after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado two years ago.

04/21/2014

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Texas’ Largest Vaping Convention Held In Lewisville

Even though many North Texas cities have put restrictions and bans on certain sales of e-cigarettes, the largest vaping convention in the state took place in Lewisville this weekend.

03/16/2014

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DFW Doctor Talks Allergies, Sugar, Smoking

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about how to know when allergies become something worse, new guidelines for sugar intake, and the dangers of smoking around children.

03/06/2014

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Study: Meat, Dairy May Be As Detrimental To Health As Smoking

Eating a diet heavy on meat and cheese may be as harmful to you as smoking a cigarette, researchers claim.

03/05/2014

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Woman Hurt When Oxygen Tank Explodes

A woman in Arlington was seriously hurt Wednesday morning when her oxygen tank exploded. Officials said that the victim was smoking at the time of the blast.

02/26/2014

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Poll: Do You Agree With The CVS Store Decision To Phase Out Tobacco Sales This Year?

CVS Pharmacy is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.

02/05/2014

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No More Underage E-Cigarette Buying In North Texas City

Without federal or state regulations on electronic-cigarettes, the Rockwall City Council took matters into its own hands Monday voting to ban the sale of all e-cigarette items to minors.

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