|Gene For Bitter Taste Could Be Clue To Smoking And Eating Behavior
|Scientists have found a gene associated with the ability to taste certain bitter substances, a discovery that offers a clue about why some people smoke and make certain diet choices.
|Study Adds Cavities to Risks of Passive Smoke
|CHICAGO (Reuters) - Add time in the dentist's chair to the childhood risks from inhaling secondhand cigarette smoke, researchers said on Tuesday.
|Philip Morris `Light' Cigarette Trial Emphasizes Advertising
|Edwardsville, Illinois, March 9 (Bloomberg) -- Philip Morris USA will try to persuade an Illinois judge to reject a claim that the tobacco company deceived customers by advertising ``light'' cigarettes as less dangerous than its regular product.
|U.S. not doing enough, tobacco foes say
|WASHINGTON - From time to time, President Bush urges Americans to quit smoking, but critics say his actions speak louder than his words.
|Smoking diseases alter the brain
|Smoking-related lung disease can lead to profound changes in the way the brain works, researchers have found.
|Smoking Can Lead to Erectile Dysfunction
|March 6, 2003 -- Guys, if some of you wonder what's wrong in the bedroom, here's a clue. If you want to smoke in the bedroom, quit smoking. New research adds to the evidence that smoking may be a major cause of erectile dysfunction.
|Testimony ends in lawsuit against Philip Morris
|EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - Testimony has ended in the suburban St. Louis trial of a class-action lawsuit against Philip Morris, which is accused of defrauding smokers of "light" cigarettes.
|Virginia to cash in tobacco settlement
|RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia will cash in part of its share of the National Tobacco Settlement at the end of this month in a transaction that will create a 0 million windfall for economic development projects in rural areas.
|The Power of Advertising: Big Tobacco vs. Anti-Smoking Campaigns
|In 1998, the American tobacco industry ended a slew of health-related lawsuits by agreeing to make annual payments to the states worth 6 billion. The settlement also included restrictions on advertising that might attract teenagers. Among these were a
|Smoking, Tea Drinking Tied to Urinary Incontinence
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Both heavy smoking and regularly sipping tea might help promote bladder-control problems in women, researchers reported Thursday.
|Toxins in Family Home Coax Mom to Quit Smoking
|March 5 â€” Margie Monahan has smoked since she was 15, but now that she is a mother of two, she's torn between the love of her kids and a powerful addiction she's tried to beat for 25 years.