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Air Pollution Kills as Many People as Cigarettes

Latifa Moosajee, Atlanta. American Lung Association: “State of the Air 2019.” PLOS Medicine: “Particulate Matter Air Pollution and National and County Life Expectancy Loss in the USA: A Spatiotemporal Analysis.” The New England Journal of Medicine: “Ambient Particulate Air Pollution and Daily Mortality in 652 Cities.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the… Read More »

Want to quit cigarettes? Here's why you've got a better chance of succeeding than ever before

Giving up cigarettes isn’t easy. Although some can quit completely, for others it can be a hard journey. Over 60% of smokers in Great Britain want to give up*. So what’s stopping them? There are more ways than ever to help smokers quit, such as nicotine patches, gums and tablets. And there are better alternatives… Read More »

F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced a series of restrictions aimed at combating a growing public health menace — flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products that have lured young people into vaping and smoking. And in a bold regulatory move, the agency said it would move to outlaw two traditional tobacco products that disproportionately… Read More »