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Posts tagged "Smoking"

WVU researcher finds links between asthma and exposure to secondhand smoke

By: Doug Walp, Morgan Farr and Brandon Bates Almost 30 million people across the country are afflicted by asthma, and that number grows every year according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But no one knows exactly why. The state of West...1:36 am October 2, 2013
West Virginia gets F for inadequate tobacco prevention efforts

West Virginia gets F for inadequate tobacco prevention efforts

  Tim Creighton started smoking when he was in the second grade after seeing his classmates light up; he felt it would help him fit in. Now a 22-year-old student at West Virginia University, Creighton acknowledges that he is addicted to cigarettes. “When everyone around...6:56 pm February 28, 2013