The anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine helped lower the death rate in Covid-19 patients in the most recent study of the drug conducted by Henry Ford Health System. Cardiologist Dr. William O’Neill, a medical director at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, first spoke with "Full Measure" about the study while it was underway in May. The findings have just...
Giving smokers alternative nicotine delivery means they might prefer these products over cigarettes, and produce better outcomes, says Polosa It’s not news that smoking is bad for human health and the leading risk factor for many heart problems and cancers. It also reduces immunity, and makes people more likely to respiratory infections. But researchers have found recently that smokers might not...

E-Cig Flavor Ban Grows $10 Billion Massachusetts Black Market

In early June, Massachusetts’s ban on flavored e-cigarette products went into effect. Massachusetts is the first state to prohibit the retail sale...

A Tale Of Two Smoking Studies Led By Sir Richard Peto

In 1951, Sirs Richard Doll and Austin Bradford Hill began surveying thousands of doctors to determine the cause of rising lung...

20% of smoking-related cancer survivors continue to smoke, study finds

Nearly 20 percent of survivors of smoking-related cancers continued to smoke even after recovery, according to a study published Thursday by JAMA...

New York Times Can Now Predict Your Emotions and Motivations After...

A new tool, unveiled at the NewFronts, will share those insights with advertisers The New York Times is selling emotions to brands. Thanks...

Google’s LGBTQ Employees Are Furious About YouTube’s Policy Disasters

And they’re afraid to speak out about it As YouTube continues to take heat for its defense of conservative pundit Steven Crowder, LGBTQ...

Concerns over social media effects on teenagers are overblown and lack...

Concerns over how social media impacts teenagers’ wellbeing and quality of life have been overblown and are not supported by solid...

A Year in Review (2019-2020): Ontario’s first full year of legal...

A Year in Review (2019-2020): Ontario’s first full year of legal cannabis operations has been published by the Ontario Cannabis Store...

Secret U.S. document shows Canadians who use legal cannabis ‘not eligible’...

“The people are dumbfounded. When I tell them there’s really not a lot I can do, they’re shocked.” A new policy in...

How to share a joint without sharing germs

When you smoke marijuana in the winter, you sometimes get people with colds and other respiratory illnesses sharing joints. That's your business...
In early June, Massachusetts’s ban on flavored e-cigarette products went into effect. Massachusetts is the first state to prohibit the retail sale of flavored vaping products and flavored tobacco products like menthol cigarettes. While flavored e-cig use is still allowed in a handful of state licensed “smoking bars,” products in those establishments are hit with a whopping 75 percent excise...
In 1951, Sirs Richard Doll and Austin Bradford Hill began surveying thousands of doctors to determine the cause of rising lung cancer rates in the United Kingdom.  Initial results clearly identified smoking as the culprit; and follow-up studies revealed additional causes of death attributable to the habit. This research galvanized doctors to take concrete actions: stop smoking, advise patients to stop smoking, and...

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