|Schools Better With Tobacco Warnings
|ATLANTA (AP) - America's schools are doing a better job of warning students off of tobacco, but many scale back the message when it's needed most, a new government survey says.
|More Good News on Zyban and Smoking
|Sept. 20, 2001 -- If fear of weight gain keeps you smoking, here's encouraging news: The antidepressant Zyban (also known as Wellbutrin or by its generic name bupropion) has helped many people quit. Now, research shows the drug seems to prevent relapse an
|State funds anti-tobacco campaign
|This year's budget of .4 million will start West Virginia in its campaign against tobacco use, the commissioner of the Bureau of Public Health said Monday, even though the federal government says the state should spend more.
|Smokers Advised to Quit Before Plastic Surgery
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smokers seeking plastic surgery should kick the habit before going under the knife, plastic surgeons advise.
|Cigarettes May Function Like Antidepressant Drugs
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cigarette smoking may have effects on the human brain similar to those of antidepressant drugs, possibly explaining the high rate of smoking among depressed people and their resistance to quitting, a team of researchers reports
|Colorado Atty Gen To Sue 7 Foreign Tobacco Firms
|DENVER (AP)--Attorney General Ken Salazar said Tuesday he has filed a lawsuit against seven foreign tobacco companies for failing to pay their escrow obligations under a Colorado tobacco law.
|Cancer fight focuses on funds
|Gov. Bill Owens has plenty of support in his bid to lawmakers to find money to help low-income women pay medical costs in their battle against breast and cervical cancer.
|Smoking increases the risk of SIDS: research
|The latest research on smoking during pregnancy has shown that it can almost treble the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and double the risk of a low birth weight baby.
|Zyban helps keep smokers from relapse
|ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept 17 (UPI) -- Mayo Clinic researchers say a drug
designed to help people quit smoking also may help keep them from having a
relapse, but the effect wears off once they stop taking it.
|Exemption granted for W.Va. smoking law
|Despite a strict new anti-smoking ordinance in Berkeley County, smokers can continue to light up inside the King Street Coffee and Tobacco Emporium, the Berkeley County Health Board decided at a meeting Monday.
|Depression risk after smoking cessation
|Smokers are less likely to relapse.