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A Milestone Announcement: CVS Caremark Becomes First Major Drug Store to Ban Tobacco Sales

Harold Wimmer | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

With CVS Caremark's announcement yesterday that they will no longer sell tobacco products, including cigarettes, at all CVS/pharmacy locations, the company took a bold step. This, I'm proud to say, is a great moment in the fight against tobacco.

Let's Stop Judging Lung Cancer Patients

James Calder | Posted 04.04.2014 | Impact
James Calder

Someone that I love dearly and respect greatly was diagnosed with lung cancer. When I talk to people about it, their first response is usually... "I didn't know he smoked." It's a good opportunity to educate people, but I am sure it gets old for non-smoking lung cancer patients.

4 Ways To Make Exercise Easier

Ben Greenfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Whether you plan on exercising at altitude, climbing Mt. Everest, visiting a friend in Colorado, or simply want to make exercise slightly easier no matter where you're working out, here are four tips to help you get the lungs of a mountaintop Sherpa.

Smoking Is an Epidemic in Vietnam

Andrew Lam | Posted 10.29.2013 | San Francisco
Andrew Lam

If Hanoi wants to really change its population's bad habit, it should do more than edit local films, and it should stop clamping down on information sharing. It should also stop its selling cigarettes.

E-Butts: The Marlboro Man Plugs in.

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Alderman

You may have seen the recent flurry of stories about a supposed alternative to cigarette addiction called the electronic cigarette. E-butts are a mov...

You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

Posted 04.15.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/15/2013 07:44 AM EDT on LiveScience A beautiful black-and-white image that looks lik...

Florence Brings the Machine to Jones Beach

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.18.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

On the second night of her new tour around North America in support of her internationally acclaimed album, Ceremonials, Florence made her Long Island debut. Florence's machine was ready to ignite a musical storm at the beach.

What Happens To Your Lungs With And Without Smoking, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

How long does it take for someone's lungs to heal after they quit smoking? Dr. Oz, Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author told me some ...

A Baby? New Play Explores Politics of Child Bearing

Stephanie Green | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC
Stephanie Green

Duncan Macmillan, who at 30 is a rising British writer and director, prefers to describe Lungs as a conversation, probably "the most intimate and domestic" one two people will ever have.

Some Soldiers Returning From Afghanistan, Iraq With Untreatable Lung Disease

AP | By MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- Some soldiers have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with an untreatable lung disease that interferes with their ability to do physical e...

Man Convicted Of Killing Another Man And Eating Part Of His Lung

AP | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee man has been convicted of killing a man in a bar and eating his flesh. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that ...

Death Row "Waiting" Advert Brings Life to UK Organ Donor Crisis

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

For or against, the advert has achieved its intended purpose and raised the profile of both the issue of organ donation and those in greatest need.

Needles Extracted From Areas Around Brazilian Toddler's Lungs, Heart

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian toddler was awake and breathing on his own Saturday after doctors removed four life-threatening sewing needles from...

How to Breathe Better at a Mile High

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Learning how to belly breathe will instantly help you to release stress and relax your whole body, as well as get more oxygen flowing.

NYC Anti-Smoking Campaign Gets Up Front

New York Times | CLYDE HABERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Before too long, you may be forced to stare at a photo of blackened lungs, oozing decay, every time you go to the bodega for a quart of milk. ....

A Toxic Lesson

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

In more than half of the investigated schools, students were in danger of contracting cancer and respiratory diseases because of the presence of toxic compounds.