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A New Tobacco Product
Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:12:19 -0500
Philip Morris International discusses its new product that eliminates smoke by heating, not burning, tobacco.

Maine Raises Smoking Age to 21 After Lawmakers Override Veto
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 21:04:52 -0500
The regulations, which also apply to e-cigarettes and hookah pipes, make Maine the fourth state to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products.

Gum Disease Tied to Cancer Risk in Older Women
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:30:59 -0500
Periodontal disease was associated with an increased risk of esophageal and gallbladder cancers, cancers of the breast and lung, and melanoma.

Taking the Addiction Out of Smoking
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 03:21:32 -0500
The F.D.A. announces a radical proposal to lower nicotine in cigarettes, potentially saving millions of lives.

F.D.A. Delays Rules That Would Have Limited E-Cigarettes on Market
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 20:39:48 -0500
The agency opened the door to endorsing “vaping” as a means to getting tobacco smokers to quit.

A Rare Victory for Science in an F.D.A. Move
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:49:12 -0500
In defying corporate interests by seeking to lower nicotine levels, the Food and Drug Administration is the odd regulator out in the Trump administration.

The Weekly Health Quiz: Carbs, Cancer Screening and Rhabdo
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:08:43 -0500
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

Why Smoking in Films Harms Children
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 06:00:03 -0500
The more smoking kids see on screen, the more likely they are to smoke, studies show.

Aiming to Do Good, Not Just Well
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:19:27 -0500
Environmental, social and governance investing — a.k.a. socially responsible investing — requires careful decisions. There are many choices.

Tobacco Gets More Screen Time in Blockbuster Movies, Study Shows
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 07:24:53 -0500
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raises concerns about smoking’s influence on youths. The movie industry defends its ratings system.