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Smoking Series Part Three With Shawn Cunningham

Smoking Series Part Three With Shawn Cunningham

| March 4, 2015

All week, Shawn Cunningham’s been looking at the dangers of smoking and local resources to help people commit to quit. More than seventy percent of people who smoke say they want to quit. Every year millions of smokers give quitting a try. One Connor man wishes he had quit a lot sooner and he’s sharing […]

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Smoking Series Part Two

Smoking Series Part Two

| March 4, 2015

Shawn Cunningham began a weeklong look at the dangers of smoking and local resources available to help people quit. In part two of her series, Shawn examines the reasons why quitting can be difficult the first time around…and actually it might up to seven attempts before commitment to quit can finally stick. Every puff you take […]

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Medical Monday 3.2.15: Smoking Series Part One

Medical Monday 3.2.15: Smoking Series Part One

| March 4, 2015

Its one of the hardest habits to quit, and can have one of the most adverse affects on the body…including death. The American Lung Association reports smoking-related diseases claim an estimated 443 thousand American lives each year. Although its hard, healthcare practitioners say its never too late to quit. Tonight, Shawn Cunningham starts a five […]

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Local Businesses Attend First Ever County Tobacco Conference

Local Businesses Attend First Ever County Tobacco Conference

| April 10, 2014

Businesses were learning how to minimize the complaints of second hand smoke and remain compliant with Maine smoking laws. Shawn Cunningham explains. Workplaces that are smoke free aren’t just complying with Maine law, but they’re healthier environments for workers…and boast cost effective benefits say antitobacco education advocates. Sarah Mayberry is the Program Director for the Breathe Easy […]

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Smart Phone Fire

Smart Phone Fire

| January 31, 2014

  KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) – School officials in Maine say a student’s smart phone caught fire in her pants pocket, causing minor burns. The episode unfolded Friday morning at the Middle School of the Kennebunks, where the eighth-grader was getting ready for her first class when her iPhone started smoking. The York County Coast Star […]

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