|Intake of Flavonoids and Lung Cancer
|To investigate the possible relationship between intake of flavonoids powerful dietary antioxidants that may also inhibit P450 enzymes and lung cancer risk, we conducted a population-based, case-control study in Hawaii.
|Pregnant women ignore tobacco warning
|Many women in the US are not giving up smoking when they become pregnant despite concerted health campaigns and a general decline in the number of women smokers across the country, researchers have shown.
|FTC underestimates nicotine, tar in ``light'' cigarettes
|NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters Health) -- Because smokers take more frequent and larger puffs when they smoke low- and medium-yield cigarettes, the amounts of tar and nicotine that they inhale are double or more than double estimates published by the Federal T
|Lawmaker Seeks Expanded Services for Addicts
|The 414th session of the Maryland General Assembly was minutes from beginning when Sen. Ulysses Currie (D-Forestville) slipped into the Senate chamber to claim his seat.
|Miami jury hears about housewife who died of cancer
|MIAMI -- (AP) -- A Florida housewife ``bought into'' the glamour of cigarette advertising at age 11 and died of cancer that spread from her lungs to her brain, bones and liver, her attorney said today in opening statements of her damage case.
|Whitman vetoes bills designed to crack down on underage smoking
|TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Christie Whitman on Tuesday snuffed out a bill that would have slapped fines on teens who smoke in public, suggesting it could have done more harm than good.
|Dwindling tobacco sales take bite out of Health Plan budget
|SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Falling tobacco sales are good for the health of Oregonians, but bad for the Oregon Health Plan.
|Canada opts for drooping cigarette to stop smokers
|OTTAWA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - If Canadians have still not got the message about the dangers of smoking, then a depiction of a drooping, impotent cigarette or grotesque photos of diseased lungs on cigarette packs might do the trick.
|Interdisciplinary Research Team To Study Youth Smoking
|A new five-year University of California, Irvine study will use researchers with a variety of backgrounds to try and determine why teens are more likely to start smoking than adults.
|Student accuses lawmakers of smoking-ban hypocrisy
|A Lakewood High School student accused state lawmakers Monday of hypocrisy for banning smoking in all state buildings except the Capitol.
|Bill Seeks Smoke-Free Restaurants
|Lincoln - Mike Salkin of Omaha says he has the right to dine at restaurants without having his eyes water, his throat become irritated and his nose subject to sneezes.