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Buffalo Bills tackle Henderson suspended 10 games by NFL

Buffalo Bills tackle Henderson suspended 10 games by NFL

Since suspensions don't happen on the first positive test, the 10-game suspension must be the result of, at least, a third violation. Henderson's suspension provides even more fuel to the heated debate on the NFL's arguably overbearing policy on marijuana use.


HUD plans to make public housing smoke

HUD plans to make public housing smoke

HUD introduced the nation-wide ban proposal previous year, but says it has been advocating individual public housing authorities to adopt a no-smoking policy since 2009. "The only way to protect public housing residents from secondhand smoke is to require smoke-free policies", Erica Sward, associate vice president for national advocacy for the American Lung Association, told Healthline.


Weather: Temperatures to drop into the 60s later today

Weather: Temperatures to drop into the 60s later today

The National Weather Service indicated it was 45 degrees as of 6:54 a.m.at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and mostly cloudy skies were reported. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible. SUNDAY: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. SATURDAY: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.


Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50

Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50

Smoking is associated with an increased risk of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), with the most pronounced increase among younger smokers, according to a study published online November 29 in Heart . Since younger smokers do not have numerous other risk factors for heart attack, such as high cholesterol, increased blood pressure, or diabetes, the results are all the more hard to explain.



Kentavious Caldwell-Pope leads Pistons to win

They must play defense and get stops especially at the end of the game. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope recorded 18 points, seven rebounds , and seven assists on the night. Defense has been the Detroit Pistons' calling card for most of the season, but their offense carried them past the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.