AFP (Aug. 19, 2015) A new anti-tobacco law could make Chile one of South America’s strictest nations when it comes to smoking, but farmers and British American Tobacco warn the planned restrictions may cut ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Aug. 28, 2014) The World Health Organisation has called for the regulation of electronic cigarettes as both tobacco and medical products. Ciara Lee looks at the impact of the move on the tobacco industry.
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Reuters (Nov. 10, 2013) Researchers in eastern China have developed a 3D bio-printer that they say could create functional human body parts within the next twenty years. The printer represents a milestone for China in the ... watch video
AFP (Nov. 12, 2013) Switching to e-cigarettes could save millions of smokers' lives, a conference on the rapidly expanding use of the devices heard Tuesday, though some delegates warned more research on the health ... watch video
AP (Sep. 23, 2013) Individual scientists, doctors and community health workers are going back to basics with simple, but ingenious inventions which can save millions of lives each year. ... watch video
Newsy (June 10, 2015) Colorado will reduce its state marijuana sales tax to 8 percent by 2017 as Oregon considers a tax that might better compete with neighboring states.
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Feb. 5, 2016 A new study found that the Tdap booster vaccine provides moderate protection against whooping cough during the first year after vaccination, but its effectiveness wanes to less than 9 percent after ... read more
Feb. 5, 2016 Children living in Kenya are well protected from life-threatening infections -- such as meningitis, sepsis and pneumonia -- caused by the bacteria Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), by the existing ... read more
Apr. 20, 2015 Although global efforts to cut tobacco use have had some success, more can be done to reduce the number of deaths from smoking, according to a new commentary. More than 170 countries have signed the ... read more
Jan. 1, 2014 Tripling taxes on cigarettes around the world would reduce the number of smokers by one-third and prevent 200 million premature deaths from lung cancer and other diseases this century, according to a ... read more
Apr. 16, 2013 The tobacco industry keeps the price of its cheapest cigarettes virtually static despite annual increases in tobacco taxes, circumventing the United Kingdom's public health policy to reduce ... read more