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If a Friend Needs Therapy but Can’t Afford It, Should I Pay?
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:28:03 -0500
Also, when parents smoke outside your child’s school, navigating milestone birthdays, and tag-along dates.

Smoking May Damage Sperm
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:36:58 -0500
It could reduce the chance of fertilization and might also lead to health problems in the baby, a new study says.

Supreme Court Sides With R.J. Reynolds in RICO Case
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:01:31 -0500
The Supreme Court ruled 4 to 3 that the tobacco company could not be sued for money-laundering by the European Union under an American racketeering law.

How to Get Smokers to Quit? Enlist World’s Ugliest Color
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:13:58 -0500
Health officials want more countries to require the use of opaque couché on cigarette packaging. The greenish brown color has helped discourage smokers in Australia.

No Such Thing as a Healthy Smoker
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:00:24 -0500
Current or former smokers may not realize they have lung damage, because tests can fail to detect it.

Welcome to Davao, the Philippine Leader’s Town: ‘No Smoking, No Crime’
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:30:21 -0500
President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s strict policies may be a tough sell in much of the country. But in Davao City, where he was mayor, residents say they feel safe.

U.S. Chamber Out of Step With Its Board, Report Finds
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 19:19:29 -0500
A Senate report says no board members explicitly backed the chamber’s campaign against antismoking laws and curbs on global warming.

Martin Luther King in Connecticut: Closer to a Promised Land
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:19:33 -0500
As a college student spending summers working tobacco fields, King tasted life without segregation and began to choose a career path.

Don’t Smoke!
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:38:31 -0500
A reader writes that she gave up the habit in her early teens after a stranger’s warning.

Graphic Cigarette Warnings Deter Smokers
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 12:52:25 -0500
Putting pictorial health warnings on packages led to less smoking than text-only warnings.