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Doing a Favor, With Some Regret
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:00:02 -0500
Feeling conflicted about fulfilling a neighbor’s unhealthy request.

British American Tobacco to Take Over Reynolds American in $49 Billion Deal
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:50:29 -0500
The transaction would create the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco business, with brands that include Camel, Lucky Strike, Newport and Pall Mall.

Big Sugar’s Secret Ally? Nutritionists
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:21:23 -0500
The scientific consensus that all calories are equally fattening is outdated and dangerous.

Russian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a Pass
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:30:15 -0500
The Health Ministry draft rules would ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and after.

Review: ‘Nicotine,’ the Stuff of Burning Desire
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:14:40 -0500
Gregor Hens’s book is part memoir, part philosophical lament. He sees it as a chance to finally put the urge behind him and remain a vicarious smoker.

France Lets Workers Turn Off, Tune Out and Live Life
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 21:25:31 -0500
A raft of measures meant to balance modernity and tradition will make it easier to unplug from work email, protect the environment and get divorced.

Risks of E-Cigarettes
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 12:05:25 -0500
The Prevent Cancer Foundation writes that under new regulations, manufacturers will be required to report the chemicals in their products.

You Are Not Getting Hungry …: Using Hypnosis to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:52:02 -0500
Instead of a new diet or a gym membership, many people are opting for a session with a hypnotist.

In a Smoky Haze, Turks Cling to Their Cigarettes
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 09:30:27 -0500
Turkey has made strong efforts to counteract its smoking habit, with measures nearly as strict as those in any Western country. But smokers resist.

Surgeon General Raises E-Cigarette Concerns
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:35:02 -0500
Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, the United States Surgeon General, called for action on Thursday to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people.