Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging
FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Selling cigarettes in
plain packages doesn't increase the use of low-cost or illegal
tobacco and doesn't harm sales in small stores, according to new
research from Australia.
Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says
TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Joining a number of
other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health
Organization (WHO) on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate
electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove
that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.
U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers
THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is going ahead with tough new controls on painkillers containing hydrocodone, which has been tied to a surge in dangerous addictions across the United States.