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CDC director resigns over her 'financial interests' in tobacco companies
The director of the Centers for Disease Control has resigned, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, in the wake of her "financial interests" coming under scrutiny. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald had invested in stock at tobacco companies only a month after assuming her role at a federal
This Week: GM and Philip Morris results; consumer credit
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: MIXED RESULTS? General Motors has been shedding unprofitable businesses and cutting costs to make its operations more efficient. The automaker has also benefited from ongoing strength in U.S. pickup truck sales.
California Town Bans Smoking in Owner Occupied Condos and Apartments
The town of San Rafael, Calif., has passed a ban on smoking that city officials have called the most stringent in the nation. The new ordinance makes it illegal for residents to smoke in their own homes if they share a wall with another dwelling. The ban applies to owners and renters alike, and it
Dan Harris: 'Nightline' Co-Anchor and 'Good Morning America' Weekend Edition Correspondent
Dan Harris was named co-anchor of ABC News' "Nightline" in October 2013. He is also co-anchor of the weekend edition of "Good Morning America," a position he has held since October 2010. As well, Harris files reports for "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Good Morning America," ABC News Digital and
Is a Big Tobacco Company Profiting From Kids?
"Nightline" investigation into an epidemic of chain-smoking Indonesian youth.
You cigarette recommended by eminent nose and throat specialist. Do patients who smoke. It's hard to believe now but there was a time in America and even doctors recommended smoking. Something wonderful happens you'll feel better. When you James do to RS. Today in Indonesia there are doctors who
The Smoking Baby
The first thing most little kids grab in the morning their toys are stuffed animals. But a terrifying number of children in some parts of the world kids as young as two years old grab something else cigarettes. They're not playing with them there like eating up some up to forty cigarettes today
From Age 2 to 7: Why Are Children Smoking in Indonesia?
He is a thoroughly modern icon: the cherubic toddler now known around the world as the " smoking baby ." More than 13 million people have watched a YouTube clip of the two-year-old puffing hungrily on cigarette after cigarette, twirling them in his hands. But while many viewed this video with
Philip Morris CEO: Smoking 'Not That Hard' to Quit
Anti-smoking advocates are in an uproar after Philip Morris International Inc. CEO Louis C. Camilleri claimed that cigarettes, though harmful and addictive, are "not that hard" to quit. "Cigarettes are incredibly addictive, and heavy smokers have a very difficult time quitting," Dr. Len