California's cigar-loving leader Arnold Schwarzenegger has passed a law making it an offense to smoke in a car carrying children under the age of 18, official sources said.
Two California cities are pushing anti-smoking legislation to previously unseen limits by banning tenants from lighting up inside apartment buildings.
YouTube that Mel created to warn us.
Amid worries of an obesity epidemic, including high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease, Los Angeles officials, among others around the country, are proposing to limit new fast-food restaurants -- a tactic that could be called health zoning.
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The nation last year saw the largest drop in traffic deaths in more than a decade, which led to the lowest highway fatality rate ever recorded, Transportation Secretary Mary Peters said. [But of course government wishes to take credit for killing few
When FOX News host Terry Keenan asked Hoenig if he was willing to pay more for a pack of cigarettes to cover the cost of health care for kids, he responded: "Smoking is a legal activity - no, in fact ..." At this point he pulled out a cigar
A new long-term animal test from an Italian cancer institute raises serious safety questions about the artificial sweetener aspartame.
This research on vitamin D is such good news that the American Cancer Society, of course, had to say something against it. An ACS spokesperson, Marji McCullough, strategic director of nutritional epidemiology for the American Cancer Society, flatly s
This week, in Colorado, a Napalese student died of tuberculosis. Health authorities failed to screen her before arriving in the United States. At the border daily, thousands cross illegally without health screening.
The brain cranks out memories near its center, in a looped wishbone of tissue called the hippocampus. But a new study suggests only a small chunk of it, called the dentate gyrus, is responsible for “episodic” memories—information that allows us to te
The average illegal alien will infect from 10 to 50 Americans depending on public contact. Where do illegal aliens work? They wash your dishes, cook your food and stand next to you at the local grocery store.
WASHINGTON -- Can you get smarter than a fifth-grader? Of course, but new research suggests some of the brain's basic building blocks for learning are nearing adult levels by age 11 or 12.
The Inner Life of the Cell - Full Version
PARIS - Degenerative brain diseases, including Alzheimer's, could one day be treated with drugs that can reverse distressing loss of memory, according to a study released Sunday.
Paralyzed lab rodents with spinal cord injuries apparently regained some ability to walk six weeks after a simple injection of biodegradable soap-like molecules that helped nerves regenerate.
Just one, single experimental study done recently in Africa, where a small group of men who were circumsized suffered lower rates of HIV infection than normal groups. Frieden was jumping out of his desk chair with cleavers in hand, ready to slice up
The mass drugging of society is leading to a post-human being.
Vitamin C is absolutely fundamental in controlling many cell activities, cell death and the growth of cancer cells in tumours," she said. "Without it our cells don't work properly. (This may not be news to many)
A study carried out in New Zealand found that a third of patients admitted to a hospital with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) had jobs that involved sitting still at desks for long periods.
A new University of Pittsburgh study finds genetic variations that deal with the body's mood management chemistry are linked with anger, aggression and hostility in women.
Ten years after Oregonians passed a controversial ballot measure allowing physicians to help some patients take their own lives, the records show that what critics feared has apparently not happened. No rush to end one's life, no people flocking
Cuban scientists are studying the possible medicinal benefits of the coca leaf, a Bolivian official said Tuesday, signaling a possible expansion of President Evo Morales' plans to develope more legal products from a plant that is the chief ingred
It is easy to see how you could be tempted. It might start with genetically screening your children for a lower risk of a hereditary cancer. Or perhaps with a pill that promised to keep your memory fresh and clear into old age. But what if
The Food and Drug Administration has cleared for sale a handheld laser device to promote hair growth. (you know the list of lobbyist, stockholders and owners are soon to be in the news :)
British pharmacy chain Boots will begin a trial program on Valentine's Day to offer men the anti-impotence drug Viagra with a prescription, the company said Sunday. The initial pilot program is expected to last six months, and Boots
The form of TB, known as XDR for extensively drug-resistant, cannot be effectively treated with most first- and second-line tuberculosis drugs, and some doctors consider it incurable.
But after a stroke left the man's insula damaged, Bechara says "it was like a switch went off" and he never wanted a cigarette again. The researchers say the man told them his "body forgot the urge to smoke" and that he even f
Two minutes in a microwave oven can sterilize most household sponges, U.S. researchers reported.
[one size fits all fascism] The federal government should join Massachusetts in enacting universal health coverage, says Sen. Edward Kennedy, the new chairman of the Senate committee with jurisdiction over numerous health issues.