Daily Archives: January 26, 2011

E-cigarette faces ban as safety debate rages over unregulated quit-smoking device

Advocates believe e-cigarettes provide a stepping-stone to quitting, but opponents say their health impact is unknown. Now New York is considering a state-wide ban…

Major Reason For Shorter Life Spans in U.S.

WASHINGTON — The nation’s history of heavy smoking is a major reason why lifespans in the U.S. fall short of those in many other Shorter Life Spanshigh-income nations, and evidence suggests that current obesity levels also play a substantial part, says a new report from the National Research Council.