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New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:01:10 GMT
Worldwide, Chinese men consume one-third of all cigarettes. With lung cancer rates soaring, the city’s health department has launched a Chinese-language antismoking campaign.

Banning Vaping Products
Sun, 10 Jun 2018 20:00:01 GMT
A reader is encouraged that San Francisco voters ignored a campaign by tobacco companies and supported the ban.

San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Vaping Products
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:24:28 GMT
The measure is considered the strictest in the nation. Voters backed it despite an expensive advertising campaign funded by a major tobacco company.

How to Increase Your Chances of Having a Long, Healthy Life
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:00:02 GMT
The big factors in life expectancy: whether people smoke, what and how much they eat, and whether they abuse alcohol or drugs.

Cinnamon May Be Safe in Foods, but Is It Safe in E-Cigarettes?
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:29:53 GMT
A cinnamon food additive impaired the cilia in human lung cells.

Can Lifestyle Changes Remove Plaques in Your Arteries?
Fri, 18 May 2018 08:57:01 GMT
Diet, smoking cessation, stress management and exercise can decrease the size of atherosclerotic plaques and help to stabilize them so that you are less likely to have a heart attack.

This May Be a First: Exploding Vape Pen Kills a Florida Man
Thu, 17 May 2018 01:37:37 GMT
The authorities said the man, 35, died of a “projectile wound to the head.” It could be the first death attributed to vaping products in the United States.

It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks
Mon, 07 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
You may reasonably decide the benefits outweigh the harms, but you should know about those potential harms.

The E-Cigarette Lure
Wed, 02 May 2018 18:50:35 GMT
A doctor has an answer for the Food and Drug Administration commissioner.

There’s No Smoking in Disney Films. What About When It Owns Fox?
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:25:40 GMT
Walt Disney Studios hasn’t released a movie that depicts smoking since 2015. Now antismoking activists want that rule extended to all films aimed at young audiences by Fox, which Disney is buying.