Daily Digest: “Smoke-free,” Contaminated Water and Youth Sports

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From Cleveland.com: “Smoke Free” Colleges

Public colleges in Ohio are asked to go totally smoke-fee. Toby Cosgrove, MD, and chief executive of Cleveland Clinic, comments on the resolution. Dr. Cosgrove, who gained national attention when he announced in 2007 that Cleveland Clinic, which already was smoke-free, would no longer hire anyone who uses tobacco, said 37 percent of college students who smoke begin the habit after they enroll.
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From ABC News: Contaminated Waters

Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, with Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, discusses swimming in contaminated water. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more people are getting sick from swimming in pools, lakes, rivers and oceans.
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From ABC News: Youth Sports Safety

Laura Goldberg, MD, at Cleveland Clinic, comments on children taking off time between sport seasons to recover and rest their bodies.
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