The only smoke you'll see at Texas Motor Speedway this year will be when the winning drivers put on a smoke show after their victory lap.
A smile-inducing video series crafted by Daily Texan staffers features rundowns on significant and quirky issues from a science and technology perspective. It’s called “Science Scene.” Among the topics tackled in recent semesters: skin cancer detection, peeing in the pool, e-cigarettes, CPR, cyberbullying, sexual attraction and albino squirrels.
House Bill 1424, authored by Rep. Timothy Wesco, R-Osceola, would eliminate fees for a lifetime state handgun license beginning in 2020. Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, questioned why his unsuccessful proposal to raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21 didn’t pass out of the House Ways and Means Committee like Wesco’s handgun permit bill did.
San Antonio recently took a major step to protect its residents’ health by passing a law that prevents merchants from selling tobacco products to anyone under age 21 within city limits, becoming the first Texas city to do so. Other Texas cities should follow San Antonio’s lead.
DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2018 — Breast cancer patients may be at an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases including heart failure and may benefit from a treatment approach... Heart disease and breast cancer share a number of risk factors, including advanced age, poor diet, family history, physical inactivity and tobacco use
DALLAS -- Infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) had significantly smaller head circumference than infants with no fetal exposure to opioids, a researcher said here. Use of illicit drugs, tobacco, alcohol, gabapentin, anti-emetics and SSRIs were recorded in both cases and controls.
HOUSTON, TX. – The 2018 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament will be relocating to the newly renovated Delmar Fieldhouse in Houston from March 9-10 in Houston. Tobacco products of any kind, including smoking and chewing, are prohibited in all seating areas of the arena.
5:30 p.m. at Westlake High School, 4100 Westbank Drive. Dr. Steven Kelder, who has more than 25 years of experience in design and evaluation of child and adolescent research, will lead the session. He has recently placed his emphasis on promoting physical activity, eating healthy and cigarette-use prevention.
In one of the last cities in DFW where smoking is allowed in restaurants, Garland’s city council is considering a proposal to ban it.
A Texas man recently filed an e-cigarette explosion lawsuit in Harris County. He names as defendants both the store that sold him the lithium-ion battery that...