It really isn’t breaking news that cigarettes are addictive and harmful to your body, but smokers still keep right on smoking. Trying to quit smoking will without a doubt be one of the greatest challenges that you face in your life and you will probably have some setbacks along the way.
How much does smoking cost you over a lifetime? It’s likely you wouldn’t guess more than $1 million. But it’s actually well over a million, according to a new study by WalletHub.
Fox Business had an awkward report today offering that the NFL is bracing for possible “record low” attendance at this year’s Super Bowl.
Virginia tobacco farmers have lived through enormous marketing changes in the past 30 years, and more change is coming. About the only constant has been that tobacco is still an extremely valuable crop that’s worth the time and effort to grow.
The Virginia Department of Health is launching its Countdown to Quit Day, October 20, to help tobacco users prepare for Virginia Quit Day, November 20.
The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (10-3, 4-0 ACC) had its nine-game win streak snapped with a 4-3 loss in overtime to Ohio State (4-7, 0-3 Big Ten) on Sunday (Oct. 5).
Banned Books Week, Sept, 21-27, reminds Americans about the importance of preventing censorship and ensuring everyone’s freedom to read any book they choose.
The University of Virginia Health System has earned a national award from the American College of Cardiology for enhancing care for heart attack patients.
The story on the Ray Rice domestic-assault incident has now been updated from we don’t know what happened in the elevator to oh, my God, he knocked her the eff out!
The old saying “barking up the wrong tree’’ does not apply to Travis and Joyce Miller. The retired couple is enjoying the sweet taste of success with their Falling Bark Farm hickory syrup.
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center has been designated as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology, becoming one of the first in the state to earn the designation.
The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced Friday that youth smoking rates in Virginia have plummeted to an all-time low.
The Rockingham Memorial Hospital (RMH) Foundation has awarded a grant to the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community (VMRC), VPAS, and Sentara RMH Community Health.
The Waynesboro Police Department arrested two local men yesterday after officers with the Special Operations Division interrupted their drug deal as the officers were attempting to serve a search warrant at the same location.
A wanted Waynesboro man apprehended Friday afternoon by the Waynesboro Police Department is also facing two additional felony charges stemming from his arrest.
The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested three local men over the weekend, and is currently seeking a fourth man, all believed to be members or associates of the notorious Hispanic gang Sureno 13.
Ride With Pride will be hosting a 50/50 bingo at the Verona Moose Lodge on Saturday Nov. 9, from 2-5 p.m. There will be door prizes awarded throughout the afternoon. Ride With Pride is located in Staunton and offers therapeutic horsemanship programs for children and adults with special needs.
Comedian Ron White, best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon, returns to Charlottesville’s Paramount Theater on Jan. 30, 2014 with his new stand-up show, “A Little Unprofessional.”
Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Bill Hazel and the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) announced Thursday that youth smoking rates in Virginia have plummeted to the lowest point in a decade.
Column by Haresh Daswani Submit guest columns: firstname.lastname@example.org To my suppliers of tobacco: I wish to complain the lack of support tobacco companies have to their clients. We smokers have to endure the hardship of understanding the health risk involved in smoking, the social alienation by society, the discrimination on places we can consume […]
“Thank you for not breathing while I smoke,” read a ceramic plaque that hung conspicuously on a childhood friend’s kitchen wall. Even to this day, I can’t help but chuckle when I close my eyes and see this quip, not so much because of what it says, but because of who posted her message for […]