Multi-State Plan to Raise Tobacco Taxes:
In an unprecedented and historic show of unity, the six New England States have joined forces to seek an increase in each state's tobacco excise taxes during the coming legislative year, in order to decrease tobacco use and improve health access.
Teen Smokers Face Penalties:
Some teens -- even those who insist they don't smoke -- aren't so sure they like the idea.
UST Sees Earnings Growth:
...to test-market a new ``non-spit'' product late next year.
Federal Judge Blocks NY Ban:
The paper said Judge Loretta Preska wrote in a 14-page decision handed down Monday that Brown & Williamson is ``likely to be able to prove that the statute discriminates against interstate commerce'' and, therefore, violates the U.S. Constitution.
We Are Everyday People:
New issue now online.
Fat-Storing Gene May Trigger Obesity:
German researchers said the gene apparently prompts the body to store fat for later.
Caesar Salad Falls Victim To Food Nazis:
(Make sure you smell the milk before you drink it. I don't know if the chicken's okay. Give a piece to the dog. If she eats it, it's fine.) But, this warning thing has gone too far.
Public Health Nanny Strikes At Diners:
... bureaucrats treat us like we haven't got enough sense to come in out of the rain.
Tea May Be Heart Healthy:
A new study cites possible benefits to arteries.