Tag Archives: smoking

North Central Florida Counties Rank Low On Health

By on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 11:58 am

A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.

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In Select North Florida Counties, ‘We Don’t Hire People Who Smoke’

By on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 7:53 am

Flagler County recently passed a new smoke-free hiring policy that not everyone agrees with.

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April 11, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 2:35 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: car-train accident, Levy County man arrested, smoke-free UF, Internet cafe bill, Home Depot shopper.

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Proposed bill aims to ban smoking in public parks

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 2:33 pm

A proposed bill aims to give local governments the power to create anti-smoking ordinances in public parks and playgrounds.

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UF researchers explore cigarettes and “good” cholesterol

By on September 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:45 pm

University of Florida researchers find links between poor cholesterol levels and a chemical in smoke.

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Summer can be bad time for teens

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

More teenagers start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other months, U.S. health officials say. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on what factors lead to alcohol and drug use in teens over [...]

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