Louisiana gambling provides funds, costly addictions
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Louisiana gambling provides funds, costly addictions

By Laura Furr Vanessa Mouton said she used to pray to God in church every week that she would win big at the casino. Hiding what she now knows was a gambling addiction from her husband, daughter and son, Mouton said she would then make an excuse to leave the house after her family’s Sunday … Continue reading

E-cigarettes gain steam as a tobacco-free smoking alternative
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E-cigarettes gain steam as a tobacco-free smoking alternative

By Josh Naquin   The mist-ifying new trend in smoking is not smoking at all. A growing number of smokers are giving up on tobacco, but not nicotine. Electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes, heat up a nicotine liquid and convert the liquid into a mist the user inhales. E-cigarettes’ reliance on vaporization to deliver nicotine … Continue reading