|Pro-vitamin supplement may increase cancer risk in smokers and drinkers
|HANOVER, NH â€“ Smokers and drinkers who take beta-carotene supplements to help prevent cancer may actually increase their risk, new research finds. The study, led by Dartmouth Medical School (DMS), provides a cautionary perspective regarding the alleged
|â€œHardcoreâ€ elderly smokers refuse to quit
|Many elderly smokers are hardcore addicts who have no intention of giving up, according to a new study.
|Lung Association Welcomes U.S. Support for Pro-Health Tobacco Pact
|NEW YORK, NY (May 19, 2003) - The American Lung Association welcomes word from Geneva that the United States will support the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the first international tobacco treaty. In an apparent reversal of policy, Health and Hu
|Study: Passive smoke does no harm
|Professional anti-smoking lobby groups are fuming over the publication of a longitudinal study -- in a prestigious medical journal -- showing that passive smoke is harmless.
|U.S. to back global anti-tobacco treaty
|GENEVA â€” In a major shift in position, the United States indicated Sunday that it would back a global anti-tobacco treaty due to be adopted at the World Health Organization's annual assembly.
|Free stop-smoking programs in jeopardy
|Area residents who want to stop smoking can find more help now than ever, but the future of free and low-cost programs is in jeopardy.
|Jury Awards M in Anti-Smoking Suit
|A Manhattan jury yesterday awarded more than million to an employee fired from Elite Model Management for complaining about secondhand smoke.
|Anti-Smoking Drive Targets Blacks
|When it comes to looking for power and influence in African American families, officials at the Prince George's County Health Department say they have gone right to the source: They have dubbed their new anti-smoking campaign "Not In Mama's Kitchen."
|Cultural reasons and stress make South Asian men smoke
|Older men of South Asian origin living in the UK feel it's quite normal to smoke, but younger people think it disrespectful.
|Anti-Nicotine Drug May Also Dull Desire to Drink
|WEDNESDAY, May 14 (HealthScoutNews) -- The anti-nicotine drug mecamylamine reduces the euphoric effects of alcohol in humans and decreases their desire to drink.
|Study: State has high rate of pregnant smokers
|Compared with the rest of the country, New Hampshire ranks better than most states when it comes to many pregnancy and birth statistics. The teen pregnancy rate is often the lowest of any state, and the percentage of women who get prenatal care is among t