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FDA Issues New Regulations for E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products
E-cigarettes will face new regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including requirements that affect manufacturing, ingredient labeling and not selling the product to those under the age of 18, the agency announced today. The FDA announced a plan to regulate e-cigarettes two years
It's not just baseball; NFL has a smokeless tobacco habit, too
So San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner has dipped since the fifth grade? The NFL has its tobacco stories, too. One quarterback in an NFL training camp is so self-conscious about his dipping, knowing his mother wouldn't approve, that he places a gold grill over his lower teeth to hide the
Smokeless Tobacco a Good Alternative to Smoking?
For years, the public has been warned that smokeless tobacco is dangerous. But how does it compare to smoking cigarettes ? "Smokeless tobacco is, without a question of a doubt, far less harmful than cigarette smoking," said Ken Warner, dean of the University of Michigan School of Public Health. But
Alabama Tops List of States That Are Addicted to Smoking
Antismoking efforts are hard to avoid nowadays. Cigarette packaging got graphic new warning labels in 2012 (though they'll soon be replaced thanks to a big-tobacco lawsuit), and 38 states have at least some restrictions as to where a person can light up. (New York State has even banned smoking in
FDA Gets Tough on Tobacco
As the Food and Drug Administration this week announced the rejection of four proposed tobacco products, experts voiced hope that the federal government can diminish tobacco use through regulation. The FDA's decision Tuesday marked the first time tobacco products were subject to federal oversight.
Ruby: Confessions of a Reality-Show Star
Ruby Gettinger got fame and lost half her size, then her addiction got the best of her.
'Ruby' Today: Reality Star Dishes on Show's Failure
By Robert Zepeda and Erica Butler Starving herself then bingeing on Cool Whip and Graham crackers; shifting her weight to trick the scale; even disguising herself and going through McDonald’s Drive-Thru — these are the kinds of self-sabotage behaviors “Ruby,” the hit weight-loss reality show...
Surgeon General: 1 in 4 High School Seniors Smokes
Despite decades of anti-smoking education, one in four U.S. high school seniors still smokes . And three in four high school smokers continue to smoke as adults, according to a new report from the U.S. Surgeon General . "The addictive power of nicotine makes tobacco use much more than a passing
FDA Appeals Block on Cigarette Warning Labels
Judge Had Blocked New FDA Graphic Health Warning Labels Until Lawsuit Resolved
Cancer Risk Rises With Early Morning Smoke, Study Finds
A cigarette first thing in the morning may light up the risk of lung and head and neck cancers , according to a new study. Smokers who lit up within half an hour of waking up were at a 59 percent higher head and neck cancer risk and 79 percent elevated lung cancer risk compared with those who