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UIPD hopes not to ticket smoking violations

By Christin Watkins

September 30, 2015


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Since the University imposed fines for smoking violations on campus on Sept. 8, Deputy Chief Skip Frost, of the University of Illinois Police Department, estimated the amount of fines collected has totaled $200 or less.In accordance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act the University established a s...

Study examines health care costs for obese and smokers

April 22, 2015


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A new University study revealed that health care costs among the obese and smokers are substantially higher than for their non-obese and non-smoking counterparts. In addition, it suggests health care expenses associated with obesity and smoking were considerably larger among women, non-Hispanic whites and o...

Optimism may make a healthy heart

Optimism may make a healthy heart

By Abrar Al-Heeti

January 21, 2015


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It turns out being happy could lead to more than just feeling good — it could also be associated with good health. A new study suggests a link between having a positive attitude and being in better cardiovascular health in comparison to people who are more pessimistic. Researchers from the Universit...