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A man smokes a cigarette outside. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Put Down The Pack, The 37th Great American Smokeout

Today is the 37th Great American Smokeout — the day when smokers are encouraged to make a plan to quit smoking.

CBSDFW.COM–11/15/2012

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DFW Doctor Talks Halloween Candy & Caffeine

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about the latest medical headlines including Halloween candy tips and guidelines for caffeinated drinks.

10/31/2012

Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

Arlington Postpones Smoking Ban Decision

The City of Arlington has tabled a proposal to ban smoking in billiard parlors and city parks, while restricting smoking at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

CBS 11–10/16/2012

General view of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington before a game. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Arlington Mulls New Smoking Limits At Ballpark

The City of Arlington is considering stricter limitations on smoking at Rangers Ballpark. The proposal may have some baseball fans fuming. But smoking will not be banned entirely.

10/16/2012

In this handout from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a new FDA warning label for a cigarette packs is seen. (credit: by FDA via Getty Images)

Feds Seek Full Court Review Of Cigarette Warnings

The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a FDA requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.

10/09/2012

A man smokes a cigarette outside of a no-smoking building. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Popular Kids More Likely To Smoke Says Texas Study

A new study shows that the most popular kids in school are also the most likely to be smoking.

09/07/2012

In this handout from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a new FDA warning label for a cigarette packs is seen. (credit: by FDA via Getty Images)

Court Upholds Block On Graphic Cigarette Warnings

The federal government can’t require tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.

08/24/2012

Cigarettes burning in an ashtray. (credit: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Hold Tobacco Revenue Hearing

Texas lawmakers will hear testimony on how much revenue the state gets from tobacco-related manufacturers — and whether to make changes to increase it.

08/14/2012

A man smokes a cigarette outside of a no-smoking building. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Most Teens Start Smoking In June & July

Teenagers aged 13 to 17 are more likely to start smoking cigarettes or weed on an average day in June and July than any other month in the year, according to study results.

07/05/2012

A man smokes a cigarette outside of a no-smoking building. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Researchers: Vaccine May Treat Nicotine Addiction

Trying to quit smoking? It’s tough – studies suggest 70- to 80-percent of people who try to quit smoke within six months. That’s because nicotine is so addictive. Now a research team has announced that they’ve successfully tested a nicotine addiction vaccine.

06/28/2012

In this handout from the Food and Drug Administration, a new FDA warning label for a cigarette packs is seen. (credit: FDA via Getty Images)

Study Says Graphic Tobacco Warnings Work

Graphic warning labels on cigarette packs are used throughout the world to deter people from smoking, and a new study finds that the labels actually work.

06/18/2012

A doctor holds a vial of deep-frozen semen from a donor. (credit: MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Smoking & Drinking May Not Effect Sperm Count

Unhealthy habits may not have a factor in sperm count, according to a new study.

06/14/2012

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