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E-Cigarettes Under Fire For Causing Fires

By David Merrell
Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 4:10 p.m. PST

E-Cigarettes have grown in popularity and are even said to help people quit smoking. But just how safe are they?

L.A. City Council Committee Supports E-Cigarette Ban

By Brittany Boxley and JJ Maldonado
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | 11:20 a.m. PST

E-cigarettes may soon be banned in Los Angeles public venues.

LA Vapers Club Encourages Smokers to Quit

By Joy Wang
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 | 8:31 p.m. PST

The use of electronic cigarettes have doubled in the past year.

UCLA Campus Goes Tobacco-Free

By Allyson Velarde
Monday, April 22, 2013 | 10:44 a.m. PDT

UCLA launched a tobacco-free policy, prohibiting the use of all tobacco products on university-owned property.

Smoking in Youth-Rated Movies Double in Two Years

By Vicki Chen
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 | 10:13 a.m. PDT

Smoking scenes in movies for young people have returned to the same number as a decade ago.

Anti-Smoking Funds Drop Despite Increased Tobacco Revenue

By Rebecca Iloulian and Layne Kaplan
Thursday, December 6, 2012 | 11:30 a.m. PST

Faced with tight budgets, state funding of tobacco prevention programs has significantly decreased.

Smoking While Drinking May Increase Hangover Risk

By Hannah Button
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 | 2:54 p.m. PST

A recent study published in the online Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs revealed that smoking may enhance the...

Marin Healthiest County in California for Third Straight Year

By Kristen Rodgers and Madeline Segura
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | 10:47 a.m. PDT

Marin named healthiest county in California for third straight year, while L.A County ranked 28th.

New Study Shows Fewer Parents Smoking in the Car

By Julia Kelson
Monday, February 6, 2012 | 3:34 p.m. PST

A study published in Pediatrics shows fewer parents smoking with their kids in the car, but health experts are still...

Social Media Sites Top Addiction Charts

By Carly Santiago
Monday, February 6, 2012 | 1:53 p.m. PST

A majority of participants find their social media urges "irresistable."

Soma Vainuku: "I'm Taking It All In"

USC Upends UCLA; Claims Pac-12 South Title

Trojans Talk Taking Down The Bruins; Post-Game Press Conference

Sports SCene: Rivalry Week; Gary Klein and Ryan Abraham In-Studio

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Alcoholism At USC

By Kay Angrum, Alex Janin, Veronica Quezada, Madison Mills and Sam Bergum
11/19/15 | 1:14 p.m. PST

In this four part series, USC Anneberg Media looks at alcohol abuse on campus and where students can go for...


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