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After a Cancer Diagnosis, Reversing Roles With My Mother
Thu, 26 May 2016 05:31:22 -0500
I’d become my mother’s travel guide in this new country of illness.

Cigarette Smoking by Adults Dropped in 2015, C.D.C. Survey Says
Wed, 25 May 2016 11:31:29 -0500
The percentage of adults age 18 and over who smoked was 15.1 percent in 2015, down from 16.8 percent in 2014.

Indonesian Children Face Hazards on Tobacco Farms, Report Says
Wed, 25 May 2016 05:55:48 -0500
Children as young as 8 working on tobacco farms are exposed to harmful nicotine and pesticides, according to Human Rights Watch researchers.

Feeling Let Down and Left Behind, With Little Hope for Better
Wed, 25 May 2016 05:00:40 -0500
In a moment riddled with economic and social worries, an e-cigarette shop in Wilkes County, N.C., is an oasis for some young Appalachians.

Tony Gwynn Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Tue, 24 May 2016 15:41:59 -0500
The family of Tony Gwynn has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the tobacco industry that asks for a jury trial on grounds of negligence, fraud and product liability.

Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit
Mon, 23 May 2016 18:40:56 -0500
The suit accuses the industry of having targeted Gwynn while in college as part of a scheme to market its products to rising-star athletes and African-Americans.

French Insurer AXA to Exit Tobacco Investments After Activists’ Campaign
Mon, 23 May 2016 06:52:59 -0500
The decision to unload about $2 billion in cigarette company stocks and bonds follows an effort by advocates, but it could be financially costly.

Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Guide of the Gates Foundation
Mon, 23 May 2016 03:00:22 -0500
The chief executive of the foundation provides an inside glimpse of the works and ways of the philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates.

Out With the Old
Thu, 12 May 2016 06:31:20 -0500
It may be better to give up your bad habits all at once, rather than one at time.

E-Cigarettes Are Safer, but Not Exactly Safe
Tue, 10 May 2016 07:00:04 -0500
Nicotine without the bad stuff is the promise. But the new devices can push people toward conventional cigarettes, as well as away from them.