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Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging

Selling cigarettes in plain packages doesn't increase the use of low-cost or illegal tobacco and doesn't harm sales in small stores, according to new research from Australia.
Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says

Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.
Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks

Overweight Americans with risk factors for heart disease should be offered "intensive" counseling on diet and exercise, according to new guidelines released this week.
Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years

More than a quarter-million middle and high school students who were non-smokers say they used an electronic cigarette last year -- a threefold increase from 2011, a new U.S. study says.
E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association

Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the same laws that apply to tobacco products, and the federal government should ban the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes to young people, a new American Heart Association policy statement says.
Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking

People who use reduced-nicotine cigarettes don't smoke more to make up for the lower levels of nicotine, according to a new study.
For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers have found that the risk may persist into the teen years.
Less Educated Smokers at Greatest Risk for Stroke, Study Finds

Among smokers, those with the least education are at the greatest risk for stroke, Danish researchers report.
Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors

Only about 10 percent of inspected stores across the United States illegally sold tobacco products to minors during 2013, a U.S. government report says.
U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

Overall lung cancer rates are dropping, according to a new analysis of nearly a half million Americans with lung cancer. But, the news wasn't all good -- the study also found that the rates of certain types of lung cancer are increasing, according to researchers from the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI).

 

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