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  • US: More work needed to stop youth tobacco use

    More work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products, the U.S. Surgeon General's office said in a report released Thursday.


  • **FILE** An ashtray full of cigarette butts is shown in Omaha, Neb., on March 28, 2007. (Associated Press)

    U.S.: More work needed to stop youth tobacco use

    More work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products, the U.S. Surgeon General's office said in a report released Thursday.


  • Surgeon general: Ease obstacles to breast-feeding

    How long a new mom breast-feeds can boil down to hassles at work, whether her doctor ever stressed how super-healthy it is, even whether Grandma approves.


  • Surgeon general: 1 cigarette is 1 too many

    Think the occasional cigarette won't hurt? Even a bit of social smoking _ or inhaling someone else's secondhand smoke _ could be enough to block your arteries and trigger a heart attack, says the newest surgeon general's report on the killer the nation just can't kick.


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