1 hr ago | American Academy of Family Physicians
During a busy day in the office, have you ever stopped to ask yourself which of the myriad of services we provide are the most effective in improving our patients' health? Perhaps it is when we screen for cholesterol, perform a Pap smear, or recommend a mammogram.
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Recently, Angelina Jolie revealed that she "decided to be proactive" and underwent a preventive double mastectomy upon discovering she had the gene that would most likely cause her to develop breast cancer.
More than 13 percent of children between the ages of 12 and 18 in Shanghai have tried smoking and almost 4 percent of them are smokers, according to a survey by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's public health school.
DEAR ABBY: I was surprised to see you equate a concerned grandmother's creative solution to smoking with bribery in your Feb.
Dear Abby: I was surprised to see you equate a concerned grandmother's creative solution to smoking with bribery in your Feb.
Assemblyman David Weprin is touting a bill that would ban smoking in private cars where a child under 14 is present.
Physicians weighing the benefits and risks of CT scans for detecting lung cancer now have more information to help with the decision.
New York State lawmakers presented a bill which would prohibit smoking in cars where minors under the age of 14 are passengers.
Smokers fined for throwing away cigarette butts in the streets could be rewarded if they commit to trying to kick the habit.
Cigarette companies are boosting the money they spend on giveaways and similar promotions in the United States as they attempt to pitch to a declining pool of cigarette smokers.
Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would ban smoking on all public university and college campuses in Maine, saying he'd rather see a bill to "outlaw tobacco altogether" than a patchwork approach.
New results published May 22, JAMA , indicate that of the teens who smoke, those who incorporate exercise are more likely to decrease or quit their daily cigarette use than those who do not.
Leonardo DiCaprio had a busy few days at the Cannes Film Festival last week as he promoted The Great Gatsby .
It aims to help reduce the state's infant mortality rate, which is above the national average.
Dear readers: Office odours are a situation faced by many, according to the mass response I've received regarding a smoker's smell : Reader #1: "I'm a smoker at work, and since I began quickly washing my hands and face with soap and warm water , this seems to cover up a significant amount of the smell.
Children that are exposed to secondhand smoke in early childhood are more likely to grow up to be physically aggressive and antisocial - regardless if they were exposed during pregnancy or their parents have a history of being antisocial - researchers at the University of Montreal published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
By Tamu Miles - Cowichan News Leader Pictorial Published: May 20, 2013 8:00 AM Updated: May 20, 2013 2:25 PM In fact, Ladysmith mayor and Cowichan Valley Regional District chariman Rob Hutchins, would like to see consistent smoking regulations throughout the Cowichan Valley.