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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 4:40 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order establishing a task force to come up with recommendations on vaping amid a nationwide scare over severe lung illness and deaths tied to e-cigarettes. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
September 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
A list of five things you can do for your health
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
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AP News
September 04, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive advertising to "hook children on nicotine." Read more here.
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Lynne Adkins
August 21, 2019 - 7:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Smoking is a major cause of head and neck cancer and now researchers have shown it also makes the disease more aggressive. Dr. Joseph Curry, associate professor of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, says you can think of the...
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FDA
July 23, 2019 - 5:32 pm
By Michael Nedelman (CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration put out its first TV ads focused on e-cigarette prevention. The effort is part of the FDA's "The Real Cost" youth e-cigarette prevention campaign, a $60 million initiative that launched last year through social media, digital content...
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No smoking now at bus shelters in Philadelphia.
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Andrew Kramer
June 03, 2019 - 5:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're waiting in a bus shelter in Philadelphia to catch your ride, don't light up. Bus shelters throughout the city are now smoke-free, and city officials say they plan to put signs up at all the shelters to let people know. Along Market Street east of City Hall,...
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Jan 21, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long (56) celebrates on the bench against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Mike Dougherty
May 22, 2019 - 7:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Recently retired from the NFL, former Eagles defensive end and Walter Payton "Man of the Year" Chris Long says he smoked weed regularly during his career and knew how to beat the tests. "Listen, if not for that, I'm not as capable of coping with the stresses of day-to...
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Doctor and patient.
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Lynne Adkins
April 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We know that smoking causes cancer, but another risk factor is rising to the same dangerous level. Obesity causes cancer and it ranks right up there with cigarette smoking, according to Dr. Anthony Perre, chief of outpatient medicine at Cancer Treatment Centers of...
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Last year, awareness rose about the e-cigarette JUUL and its use among teens. Anti-tobacco groups have been working to educate young people about the health risks, but despite their efforts, more teens are using. Gustavo Torrez with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids says...
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Dreamstime
March 27, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're concerned about kids smoking e-cigarettes, you should be. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Surgeon General have issued strong warnings...
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