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Morning Roundup: February 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Todd Harrell arrested for DUI, Candy Crush Saga going public, three drunks trash Trump hotel, and quitting smoking makes you happy. MORE  

Can Recovering Addicts Quit Smoking at the Same Time?

By Allison McCabe

Contrary to popular belief, addicts in recovery can try to quit smoking without affecting their attempt to get sober and some might even see an improvement in treatment outcomes. MORE  

Quitting Smoking Cuts Heart Disease Risk Faster

By Shawn Dwyer

New research shows that risk of heart disease will return to non-smoker levels in almost half the time as previously thought MORE  

Plain Cigarette Packages Make Smokers Want to Quit

By Chrisanne Grise

Taking away the flashy packaging makes smoking less appealing, an Australian study finds. MORE  

Homeless Smoking Epidemic Goes Ignored

By Chrisanne Grise

75% of homeless people smoke, and experts say it's "keeping people in the cycle of poverty." MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 16, 2013

By Bryan Le

Simply cutting back on smoking may not boost lifespan, Cory Monteith allegedly had alcohol in his room, and new "responsible drinking" campaign shames heavy drinkers. MORE  

How I Kicked the Smokes Out of My Sobriety

By Anna David

Nine months into recovery, I ditched my two packs a day via a dinner intervention, Nicotine Anonymous and a short-lived crush. The revelations that followed were every bit as blinding as when I got sober. MORE  

Campaign Pushes Smoke-Free Weddings in China

By Mei Schultz

A bold campaign tries to stamp out a key component in Chinese wedding ceremonies: smoking. MORE  

My Acceptable E-Cigarette Addiction

By Jacintha McGahon

Quitting smoking took forever, but now I'm hooked instead on my shiny electronic cigarette. MORE  

Moms-to-Be Get Paid to Quit Smoking

By Chrisanne Grise

A creative new program in Oregon promises gift cards to pregnant smokers who go smoke-free. MORE  

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