Daily Archives: March 18, 2010

Seneca Leaders Call on President Obama to Protect Rights of Native Americans

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, – The Seneca Nation of Indians today denounced the U.S. House of Representatives approval of the PACT (Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking) Act as a blatant attack on Native American Treaty Rights.

U.S. Youth Likely To Face Greater Health Issues

Americans are not only getting fatter, but they’re still smoking and they’re not exercising enough. Every few years the federal government releases the findings of its survey of health behaviors among U.S. adults. This year’s report covers 2005 to 2007 — and it’s not really good news.

Women, Men and Smoking

Over the past few decades, the smoking behaviour of men and women has become more and more similar. Until the 1960’s smoking was the province of men, with a smaller number of women choosing to smoke. But two opposing forces have changed the gender balance of smoking aggressive promotion of cigarettes to women and large numbers of men responding to quit smoking campaigns.