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Tobacco may change your TSP

Getting to the heart (and lungs) of the matter

Tags: P&B , TSP , Thrift Savings Plan , Henry Waxman , Steve Buyer , FDA , Harm Reduction Center

Thursday - 03/19/2009, 12:32pm EDT

Military to combat tobacco

Tags: military , DoD , VA , Kenneth Kizer , Institute of Medicine

Thursday - 07/09/2009, 08:28am EDT

Philip Morris Int. CEO: Cigs not that hard to quit

The head of cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc. told a cancer nurse Wednesday that while cigarettes are harmful and addictive, it is not that hard to quit.

Tags: Louis C. Camilleri , Philip Morris International , Marlboro , cigarettess , Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids , Matthew Myers

Wednesday - 05/11/2011, 03:07pm EDT

McDonnell says he did not know about corruption whistleblower

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday he was not aware of a whistle-blowing letter delivered to his office that would have alerted him to the actions of a convicted embezzler.

Tags: Bob McDonnell , John W. Forbes II , Virginia Finance Secretary , Virginia , Tobacco farmers , tobacco commission , Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Rev , Paul D. Shinkman , Mark Segraves

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 01:50pm EST

Report: Nearly half of all D.C. deaths 'preventable'

Tobacco use is the leading cause of premature death, with almost 17 percent of deaths linked to smoking. Other potentially fatal lifestyle choices also appear in the report. Diet and physical activity along with alcohol consumption combine for nearly 20 percent of all preventable deaths.

Tags: D.C. Department of Health , HIV/AIDS , diet , Preventable Death , heart disease , 2007 , Mark Segraves

Tuesday - 02/23/2010, 10:09pm EST