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China's new indoor smoking ban takes effect

(AP) -- China's latest push to ban smoking in indoor public venues came into effect Sunday, but the vaguely defined expanded rules were not expected to dramatically reduce the country's heavy tobacco addiction.

dateMay 01, 2011 in Health
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Hookah use widespread among college students

Despite a growing number of cities instituting smoking bans across the country, hookah bars are cropping up everywhere – from chic downtown cafes to locations near college campuses, where they've found a loyal customer ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Health
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Target for lung cancer chemoprevention identified

Scientists have identified a biomarker for measuring the success of lung cancer chemoprevention, an emerging frontier in the fight against this disease that has long been stymied by a lack of measureable outcomes. These study ...

dateApr 02, 2011 in Cancer
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