The latest news on 3D mammography, tobacco use decline, and why not a smartphone app for genetically modified products?
Dr. Gilbert Ross in The New York Post, April 25, 2014 Cigarettes continue to kill a half-million Americans every year while holding 100-fold that number in
Another attempt to deny the efficacy of e-cigarettes for helping addicted smokers quit, in another JAMA publication. Another misleading, distorted agenda item without merit, pretending to be science. How low will they go?
CVS Caremark, the national pharmacy chain, announced that it will eliminate sales of tobacco products over the next year. The announcement was met with approval by Drs Schroeder and Brennan (from CVS Caremark and the
In her Personal Health column in the New York Times, Jane Brody tackles perhaps the greatest problem facing public health professionals today how to get smokers to quit, or prevent non-smokers from ever starting.
Dr. Gilbert Ross op-ed in Forbes.com, January 23, 2014. Whatever became of urban sophistication, especially on matters scientific and technological? We lifelong city folk cultivated a nasty habit of looking down on the denizens of the flyover regions as hayseeds, believing the sun revolved around the earth ¦[Read more.]
Smokers opposed to a proposal to snuff electronic cigarettes from public places filled a City Council hearing room Wednesday and puffed away.
In a city where the technocratic mayor prides himself on making decisions based on the evidence, the proposed ban produced one of the most scientifically vague and emotionally charged health committee hearings in recent memory.
Opponents of a bill that would add electronic cigarette use to the landmark Smoke-Free Air Act made a strong showing at Wednesday's Health Committee hearing.
In what's bound to make exaggerated waves in mainstream media, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data on Thursday showing the percentage of U.S. middle and high school students who use electronic cigarettes, or e-cigs, more than doubled from 2011 to 2012
After hearing from ACSH, among others, Canton MA did not ban e-cigarettes.