AP (Jan. 10, 2014) In January 1964, the US Surgeon General issued the first government report linking smoking to disease and death. It ushered in an era of regulation that fifty years later has helped to cut the ... watch video
Reuters (July 8, 2013) Every year 6 million cigarette smokers die, according to the World Health organization. So, could a huge rise in sales of a little metal tube help fend off what the organization calls 'one of the ... watch video
AFP (May 31, 2016) The World Health Organization hails moves in a growing number of countries to remove branding from cigarette packets as an effective way to cut down on smoking rates.
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Aug. 25, 2016 A previously unknown way that stress hormones (glucocorticoids) shut off genes in the liver to help the body adapt to the fasting state has now been identified byresearchers. The study describes an ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 A researcher has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a licensing agreement that will accelerate the therapy's path to ... read more
Jan. 12, 2015 Many teens who have never smoked are being exposed to the health dangers of tobacco. A new study estimated the prevalence of secondhand smoke exposure worldwide among teens who had never smoked, and ... read more