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The Weekly Health Quiz: Carbs, Cancer Screening and Rhabdo
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:08:43 -0500
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

Why Smoking in Films Harms Children
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 06:00:03 -0500
The more smoking kids see on screen, the more likely they are to smoke, studies show.

Aiming to Do Good, Not Just Well
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:19:27 -0500
Environmental, social and governance investing — a.k.a. socially responsible investing — requires careful decisions. There are many choices.

Tobacco Gets More Screen Time in Blockbuster Movies, Study Shows
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 07:24:53 -0500
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raises concerns about smoking’s influence on youths. The movie industry defends its ratings system.

Smart Kids Live Longer
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:30:00 -0500
Lower scores on childhood intelligence tests were associated with death from heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease, and lung and stomach cancers.

Czech Republic Hangs a ‘No Smoking’ Sign After Years of Debate
Wed, 31 May 2017 20:25:48 -0500
The ban puts an end the Czech Republic’s status as one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe.

Judge Orders UPS to Pay $247 Million for Illegally Shipping Cigarettes
Thu, 25 May 2017 23:47:39 -0500
A federal judge in Manhattan said UPS needed to pay a “very significant award” to curb future conduct and to send a message to company executives.

Duterte Orders Strict Smoking Ban in Philippines, and Asks Citizens to Help
Thu, 18 May 2017 13:33:17 -0500
The executive order, made public on Thursday, banned public smoking and said citizens should band together to help catch and charge violators.

Vape Shops Want to Do Good, but Fear F.D.A. Won’t Let Them Do Well
Wed, 10 May 2017 11:23:30 -0500
Owners, often former smokers who see e-cigarettes as a godsend, say new testing rules scheduled for 2018 could put them out of business.

You Can Take Steps to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk
Mon, 08 May 2017 06:00:06 -0500
Certain health habits may keep breast cancer at bay and help to ward off other life-threatening ills.