FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke to Public Health Newswire about National Public Health Week, current FDA goals and how the U.S. can become the healthiest nation in one generation.
Health advocates praised CVS's decision to stop tobacco sales, and through letters and an APHA petition urge others to follow suit.
With the move by leading health care retailer CVS to remove tobacco products from its stores, pressure is mounting on other pharmaceutical retailers to do the same.
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.