tobacco

The New York Times Jane Brody spreads the false party line on e-cigarettes. She does take note that too many are smoking and too many dying from smoking. Her solution? More money for Quitlines. Right.
Catch the latest news on the deadly risks of energy drinks, a MA town proposes cigarettes ban, and why measles could be re-established as an epidemic if parents don't vaccinate their children
Good news about Teen Smoking from the CDC! But the CDC leads the media chorus warning: teen use of e-cigs triples! That's a distraction: Smoking is the problem!
Catch the latest news on concerns regarding Gilead's $84,000 hepatitis C treatment drug Sovaldi, the declining sales of traditional cigarettes, and why prior authorization could be hurting the health care system
Dr. Gilbert Ross and Dr. Michael R. Hufford in the National Review Online, August 5, 2014. Today approximately 14,000 people will die of tobacco-related diseases around the world. The same will
New international review of studies of e-cigarettes confirms the obvious (to most): these devices offer much less risk to smokers trying to quit than cigarettes, and regulation should be proportionate not prohibitive.
The latest news on 3D mammography, tobacco use decline, and why not a smartphone app for genetically modified products?
Dr. Gilbert Ross in the Washington Times, June 27, 2014. The premature death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has brought the issue of chewing tobacco use
Sometimes everyone else is wrong: we are deeply saddened by the death of Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Mr. Padre, Tony Gwynn. But to those of the media, and even of the science community, who are sure his snuff habit did him in, ACSH says No, it didn t.
New CDC report explores the toll of preventable deaths in our nation. The figures are staggering, but parsing the immediate vs. underlying causes, plus geographic distributions may help reduce the loss.
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?