Before last week's announcement by CVS Caremark, stopping the sale of tobacco products was a public health goal far out of reach. But advocates now seek to build on the momentum.
With its move to end sales of tobacco products in its 7,600 stores by Oct. 1, CVS Caremark sent shock waves through the nation.
With the release of the surgeon general's new report on smoking, public health leaders urge stronger tobacco control.
Imagine a world in which more than half of all adults smoked. Worse, imagine a world in which you were constantly forced to breathe in the proven-deadly chemicals released by tobacco products.
Since 1964 we've seen major reductions in tobacco-related death, but public health groups meeting Thursday delivered a clear message: We must do more.
A new ad out this week tells Hollywood executives that their box office products can be lethal.
Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
As our nation’s kids head back to the classroom, they are being greeted by healthier school environments than students just a decade ago.
With the look and feel of real cigarettes, electronic cigarettes are experiencing a boom in popularity. But as the product’s popularity rises, so do the unknowns about its potential impact on public health.
In a new ad, a coalition of health groups questions the prevalence of smoking in the new box office hit “The Great Gatsby.”
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is set to introduce legislation today to close loopholes that allow Big Tobacco to avoid federal excise tax for sales of loose tobacco often used in pipes and roll-your-own cigarettes.
In a major move forward on implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the administration released several proposed rules on Tuesday offering more guidance on essential health benefits, insurance reform and workplace wellness plans.