Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveAccording to the report, Washington DC is home to the highest percentage of heavy and binge drinkers in the entire country.
Vaping May Cause Unique Problems As Bad As Smoking, Study SaysResearchers say using e-cigarettes may cause serious health problems including COPD and Cystic Fybrosis.
Hamden Bans Smoking In Town ParksStarting this fall, it will be unlawful to smoke in any municipal parks in the Town of Hamden.
In U.S., Smoking Rate Falls Among AdultsThe rate of adult smoking in the U.S. has seen a significant drop over the last year.
Lawmakers To Consider Whether More E-Cigarette Rules NeededSome lawmakers are returning to the state Capitol to determine whether Connecticut should do more to regulate electronic cigarettes and vapor products.
Panel Looking At Smoking In Cars Ban Broadens ReviewA Connecticut task force studying whether to ban smoking in cars while children are inside is broadening its review.
Bill On Smoking In Cars With Children ProgressesA bill that would bar people from smoking inside a vehicle when there's a child inside is progressing through the Connecticut legislative process.
Driver Suffers Minor Injuries In West Hartford Rollover AccidentWest Hartford police and a repair crew from Eversource were called to South Main Street in West Hartford this morning after a car hit a utility pole and flipped over.
Doctors Warn Sitting Disease Could Become The New SmokingBut that efficiency can be deadly. For years, health experts have been warning about sitting disease, where sitting for long periods of time glue to your office seat, car seat, or in front of the TV could be hazardous.
Milford Considering Smoking Ban At Recreation AreasMilford's Recreation Department is considering a smoking ban at Little League fields and possibly parks, beaches and other recreation areas.
CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month EarlyAs CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of SmokingA growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.