|40% in middle school admit tobacco use
|Two out of every five Colorado middle schoolers smoke or use a tobacco product, said Jane Norton, executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health.
|Kids Across America `Kick Butts' On April 4
|WASHINGTON, April 3 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Thousands of kids across America will step up to the front lines of the tobacco wars on April 4 for the sixth annual Kick Butts Day. This year's Kick Butts Day promises to be the largest ever, with more than 1,500 ev
|This is your brain on nicotine Scientists use PET scans, genetic tests to understand why some smokers keep lighting up
|Nearly everyone knows someone who's quit smoking. And someone else who keeps puffing.
|L.A. County Readies for Its 1st Tobacco Trial
|Richard Boeken started smoking at the age of 13, and now is 56 and gravely ill with cancer--a sad but familiar tale. Unlike thousands of others who have suffered in silence, Boeken's story is about to be told to a jury, in the first smoking and health cas
|Doctor receives national honor for tobacco prevention
|Rolling Meadows family physician Dr. Arvind Goyal wouldn't dream of wearing a Superman-type "S" on his lab coat.
|Cigarettes More of a Risk for Black Americans
|NEW ORLEANS (Reuters Health) - African-American smokers may breathe in more tobacco smoke from cigarettes than other smokers do, which could help explain their higher lung cancer rates, according to a report presented here Wednesday.
|Effort Is Urged to Keep Women From Smoking
|Warning that tobacco-related diseases are still a major cause of illness and death among women, a new report by the surgeon general is calling for stronger measures nationwide to discourage women and girls from smoking and to curb tobacco industry adverti
|If You Smoke, Try Vitamin A
|March 30, 2001 (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A synthetic vitamin A compound may have substantial benefits for those who smoke, say researchers from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
|Tobacco Devastating Women's Health
|WASHINGTON (AP) - Tobacco became a leading killer of women in just two generations, said a government report released Tuesday as President Bush's health secretary endorsed federal regulation of tobacco if Congress gives him the power to do so.
|Selling Cigarettes as a Symbol of Women's Liberation
|Men have been smoking for hundreds of years. But well into the 20th century, the habit was considered unladylike and even immoral for women.
|Judge Denies Class Action in Tobacco Case
|NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philip Morris Cos. Inc., the world's top cigarette firm, said on Tuesday that an federal judge in Illinois rejected a plaintiffs' request for class action certification in a lawsuit against tobacco companies.