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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.

Letters to the Editor
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:30:31 -0500
Readers react to articles in Science Times.

If a Friend Needs Therapy but Can’t Afford It, Should I Pay?
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:28:10 -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.