I think it’s probably obvious to those in the medical field that smoking is terrible for you. For starters, it can increase your risk for developing all sorts of cancer. Additionally, when you discount skin cancers, lung cancer has the highest rate of mortality. While many of these lung cancer cases may not be attributable […]
Tobacco in the American Consciousness: An Evidence-Free Zone
As the PBS Newshour recently reported, Westminster, Massachusetts could be the first town in the United States to ban the sale of tobacco. As I watched the debate unfold among neighbors, I was shocked at the level of intensity with which citizens stepped up to defend the sale of tobacco in their town. At one […]
Could e-Cigarettes End up Killing 100 Million People?
The big news is that the FDA will now begin to regulate e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes, for those who don’t watch the super bowl commercials or look at the magazine ads on every other page, are electronic nicotine vapor delivery systems that look like space-age pens(if you haven’t seen any, take a look at the Vape NZ […]