Our ultimate goal is to remove barriers that prevent people from seeking the care they need to be healthier. The more people from specific communities who seek help to quit smoking, the better we can address all tobacco-related diseases.
I look at the tobacco industry's financial reports on a regular basis. As a public health professional, I expected to see our policy successes reflected as a blow to their profits. Instead, I was shocked to see the industry is still doing very well financially.
The sad news of rockstar Prince's death was followed by reports that prescription opioids were found at the scene. The latest news reports Prince was ...
The emotional needs of our communities must be addressed now. Given the data, we know that we are already in an increasingly dangerous situation. Our country is in a mental health crisis.
These dangerous riders show that too many in Congress are still willing to choose Big Tobacco over the health of our nation, particularly young people who will become the next generation of addicted tobacco users.
Smoking is a powerful addiction, and kicking it is chemical warfare waged on the battleground of the brain, where resolve means something. This study suggests you'll do better if you take your turkey flash-frozen rather than slow-roasted.
By Rex Leonowicz Onscreen, as the star of Freeform's Shadowhunters, Katherine McNamara is a part-human, part-angel demon hunter. Offscreen, the 22-...
Being boxed in and lazy is killing us. It's a lesson whales have died to teach us.
If you suspect your pet is suffering from smoking-related problems of any kind, I encourage you to make an appointment with your veterinarian as soon as possible.
Tobacco and nutrition are not independent, stand-alone issues. As the world works to solve the tobacco epidemic, it must also work to solve nutrition issues.
Guest post by Armando Alvarez. Armando is a 2nd year MD/MPH student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is passionate about child...
In this interview pioneering media literacy activist Jean Kilbourne discusses the saturation of sexualized advertising in our media-driven culture and the harm it causes young women.
Wood is the original and, to my mind, still the best fuel for grilling, and grill masters from Montevideo to Munich back me up on this.
Should the Illinois legal smoking age increase from 18 to 21? A proposal by Sen. John G. Mulroe, D-Chicago, would do just that. Mulroe, surrounded b...
Federal officials are expected to come out with a decision any day now that could give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to develop regulations. But figuring out how to regulate e-cigarettes to maximize their benefits and minimize their risks is harder than it looks.
As Americans continue to connect the dots between soda consumption and type 2 diabetes, obesity, and other diseases, fewer and fewer Americans are drinking soda. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that we choose water over soda, local and state governments are pushing for new taxes and warning labels on fizzy drinks, and Big Soda is generally hunkering in its bunker.