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Can We Talk About Your Weight?
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:36:11 -0500
When it comes to informing patients about potentially healthy interventions, I am not shy.

A Family Risk for Macular Degeneration
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 10:13:57 -0500
If a parent has macular degeneration, are you at increased risk? Dr. Stephen Rose of Foundation Fighting Blindness responds to reader questions about vision loss and A.M.D.

Feeling Cornered, Coal Industry Borrows From Tobacco Playbook, Activists Say
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 05:00:31 -0500
A presentation at a trade group meeting showed that coal companies were seeing comparisons that environmentalists typically make.

Picking Tobacco Under an Unforgiving Sun in Mexico
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 05:00:24 -0500
César Rodríguez has been documenting the plight of Huichol tobacco workers in Mexico, who have toiled for years exposed to the elements and chemicals.

A Dollar for a Cigarette
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 20:00:04 -0500
Every time someone passed him, he asked the same thing: “Do you have an extra cigarette?” But one day, he had a new question.

Is It O.K. to Date a Supervisor Who Isn’t My Direct Boss?
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:31:34 -0500
Also, arguing over an ashtray, how to stand up to a selfish friend and the curious case of the always-undercooked burger.

Chris Sale, Indebted to a Padres Legend, Gets an All-Star Start in San Diego
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 23:44:47 -0500
Sale said the death of Tony Gwynn, a Padres Hall of Famer who died from salivary gland cancer in 2014, persuaded him to give up the use of smokeless tobacco.

More Nonsmoking Teens Inhaling Flavored Nicotine Through Vaping
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:01:22 -0500
Teenagers who never would have smoked cigarettes are now ‘vaping’ with e-cigarettes, a study found.

Ugly Is the New Look for Cigarette Packs
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:23:28 -0500
Britain is the latest major country to restrict branding for a deadly product.

Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit Is in Your Control
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 08:45:05 -0500
Many cases of cancer are preventable, studies show, but this research has inflamed as much as it has assuaged people’s fears.