Alcohol and Tobacco

April 18, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Drinking On The Job: Is 2012 The New 1966?

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The TV show Mad Men has won fans for breathing life — and a heavy whiff of bourbon — into the fictional advertising world of 1960s New York. But surely no American company has such a liver-pickling culture in this day and age, right?… An article at the Mayo Clinic site gives a brief overview […]

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Tags: alcohol, Mad Men


April 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Fort Worth Weighs the Cost of Tobacco Use

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An employee’s money-saving idea is one hot topic in Fort Worth. He wants the city to hire only non-smokers, and that proposal is getting a reaction from co-workers and City Council members. City Manager Tom Higgins presented the idea informally as one of several possibilities to the Council at Tuesday’s meeting…Employment attorney Quitman Stephens said […]

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Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Forth Worth, smoking, Tom Higgins


April 11, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Twins Lift Ban on Chewing Tobacco at Target Field

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Target Field may be smoke-free inside and out, but for the first time the ballpark is permitting fans to chew tobacco in public — as long as it’s done discreetly and doesn’t prompt complaints. Not even the players can do that. The Twins, which prohibit smoking in the ballpark and last week shut down the […]

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Tags: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, chewing tobacco, Target Field


April 11, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Are Cigarillos Any Better Than Cigarettes For Jack White?

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An interview with Jack White in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine quotes the musician as saying, “I quit smoking cigarettes like six years ago. … These [the cigarillos he’s described as now smoking] are just baby cigars. I don’t inhale.” That sounds as though Mr. White (of whom, I must disclose, I am a huge […]

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Tags: cigarillos, Dr. Richard Hurt, Jack White


April 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment

The Post’s View: Waking Up to Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco

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BIG-LEAGUE BASEBALL’S season has begun with a rule change for players, who will no longer spit, squirt and dribble tobacco juice as they conduct televised interviews, sign autographs or appear at team-sponsored events…Like cigarettes, smokeless tobacco contains nicotine, which makes it addictive. While it may not be quite as lethal as cigarettes, it does raise […]

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Tags: baseball, nicotine, smokeless tobacco


February 25, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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February 24, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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Tags: Altru, alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Casey Ryan, CBS Sports, CNN, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Martha Grogan, Dr. Martha Hartz, Dr. Robert Spinner, Dr. Ronald Petersen, Dr. Terry Scheenkloth


February 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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February 17, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Whitney Benedett with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu Woman’s […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, Dr. Robert Spinner, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Dr. Terry Schneekloth, Dr. Yonas E. Geda, Florida Times-Union, Fox News, Fox Sports Southwest, Huffington Post, Journal of Adolescent Health, Mat McBriar, Mayo Clinic in the News


January 19, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Summary

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January 19, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to benedett.whitney@mayo.edu with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu   […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, american heart association, Bill Clinton, Cholera, Dr. John Wilson, Dr. Michael Stuart, Dr. Raymond Gibbons, Dr. Richard Hurt, Dr. Ron Petersen, Dr. Victor Montori, Dr. Yogish Kudva


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