HEALTHBEAT Tobacco use: still a problem
It's safe to say that over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been spent in the United States on reducing tobacco use.
It has had an impact. The number of adults who smoke has declined st... Posted on 11/15/12 at 2:30 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Obama changes his mind on National Guard's role?
The National Guard does not expect to make changes when Barack Obama becomes president.
This has the Daily Republic's reporter, Seth Tupper, wondering whether he has changed his mind since a previous ... Posted on 12/22/08 at 7:36 AM
The owner of Thirsty’s has decided to stop butting his head against a legal wall.
Doug Aslesen said he has decided to comply with Davison County State’s Attorney Pat Smith’s interpretation of the new state smoking ban and would remove one of the walls from a smoking shelter at the bar in northern Mitchell.
LUVERNE — Smokers around the state looking for an incentive to quit smoking are encouraged to enter QUITPLAN Services’ third annual QuitCash Challenge for a chance to win $5,000 in cash or other prizes. Minnesotans who are daily tobacco users and 18 years of age or older can enter the contest until Sept. 30, online at quitcash.com or call (507) 283-5066 ext. 3017 for an enrollment form.
WORTHINGTON — As the smoke clears from the political drama and rancor over the passing of health care reform in Washington, D.C., my guess is regular folks in southwest Minnesota are still confused, and the good, or the not so good, of the historic legislation won’t be measured for some time.
Dr. Richard Sudmeier and Suzanne Sudmeier
, May 12, 2010
ADRIAN — Did you know there are 15 tobacco-related deaths in Minnesota each day? Or that nearly all the body’s organs are affected by smoking?
Those were a few of the trivia displayed Thursday at Adrian High School to educate students about the dangers of tobacco use.
A recent reprinting of an editorial from the Daily Globe in the Detroit Lakes Tribune only contributed to misinforming the public and creating more fervor at the behest of a small group of people who have a gripe with another small group of people.
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