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Smoking Bans May Not Rid Casinos of Smoke

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MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Toxic residue from smoking remains on surfaces inside a casino for months after smoking has been banned there, a new study has found. “Casinos are unusual environments because of the amount of smoking that takes place 24/7 over long periods of time,” said …

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Casinos Linked to Lower Obesity Rates for Native American Kids

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TUESDAY, March 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — American Indian communities that open or expand casinos have fewer children who are overweight or obese, new research suggests. Obesity is more common among children from families with fewer financial resources. And Johns Hopkins researchers found that casinos are linked to higher family …

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