HEALTHBEAT Tobacco use: still a problem
It's safe to say that over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been spent in the United States on reducing tobacco use.
It has had an impact. The number of adults who smoke has declined st... Posted on 11/15/12 at 2:30 PM
THE NEW FORTY Yeah, I kinda' figured that.
I started the day feeling good about myself. I felt like a bright, shiny red balloon with a beautiful colorful cascading ribbon. I was floating along happily and effortlessly without a care.
That did... Posted on 10/17/12 at 10:42 PM
BEST FRIENDS ND Adolescent years suicide risk factors
Thinking midstream (adolescent years)
What might be the midstream malleable predictors of risk for suicide?
Early and current smoking
Dose response, MORE smoking = MORE suicide risk, controlling ... Posted on 10/10/12 at 11:03 AM
FRESH MOJO: LIFE IN WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA DURING AN OIL BOOM Shock Therapy to Quit Smoking?
When I ran into my next-door-neighbor a few days ago outside my apartment, I mentioned that I hadn't seen him or his wife for a while. "That's because we quit smoking," he said. They would always smok... Posted on 9/27/12 at 2:40 PM
BISMARCK – Proponents of North Dakota’s tobacco control program found a frosty reception Monday when they came to the Capitol to oppose the dismantling of their program to pay for another program at the University of North Dakota to increase the number of health care workers in the state.
Tu-Uyen Tran, Forum Communications Co.
, February 01, 2011
Students testify before House panel
BISMARCK – North Dakota students and tobacco-free supporters gave state lawmakers an hour’s worth of reasons Friday about why they should outlaw smoking with kids in the car.
BISMARCK – Smoking with kids in the car could soon be illegal.
A group of North Dakota lawmakers has submitted a bill to make it unlawful for drivers or passengers to smoke if kids under 13 are in the car.
WASHINGTON — Uh-oh, the new year's just begun and already you're finding it hard to keep those resolutions to junk the junk food, get off the couch or kick smoking. There's a biological reason a lot of our bad habits are so hard to break — they get wired into our brains.
Survey shows legislators support local governments imposing their own restrictions
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers appear content to allow smoking to continue in bars and truck stops and have little enthusiasm for increasing the state’s tobacco taxes to deter cigarette and smokeless tobacco use, an Associated Press survey of legislators says.
Dale Wetzel, Associated Press
, January 03, 2011
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