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What Young People Need to Know About Colon Cancer
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 06:00:02 -0500
Colorectal cancers are on the rise in younger people, but doctors and patients often remain unaware of the risk.

Matters of Public Record: Rich Resource for Reporters
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:36:44 -0500
Reporters James Glanz and Agustin Armendariz explain why their front page story about cancer fraud allegations reminds us about the importance of public records.

Matt Apuzzo: How an Investigative Reporter Got His Story
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:11:54 -0500
In this podcast, investigative reporter Matt Apuzzo talks about how he reported a story about a cigarette smuggling scam that involved government agents.

Current and Former Smokers: Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:10:43 -0500
Each extra serving of fruits and veggies is associated with a 4 to 8 percent lower risk of developing lung disease.

A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:00:21 -0500
An off-the-books operation, meant to finance undercover work, is the subject of a lawsuit that has been kept nearly entirely sealed for years.

In Your Face on Smoking
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:56:27 -0500
A reader says he’s an official smoker dissuader.

That New Year’s Resolution? Let Us Help You Stick With It
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:09:49 -0500
There’s an 80 percent chance you’ve already given up or you’re just about to. We want to help you stay strong.

In the Fine Print of New York’s Budget, a Flurry of Fees
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:29:52 -0500
There are a number of proposals for new fees and other changes in tax law buried amid the thousands of pages in the new budget documents.

Once a Leading Foe of Tobacco, New York Lags Under de Blasio
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:35:59 -0500
The mayor has championed some public health initiatives, notably on mental health, but a series of proposals to further tighten tobacco use has languished.

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