Jul 6, 2012 Three days of extreme heat in Chicago in 1995 caused over 700 deaths. New York University professor Eric Klinenberg talks about what we've learned from that catastrophe.
Jul 3, 2012 A change in federal rules makes so-called "roll your own" cigarette shops subject to the same taxes and regulations as larger cigarette makers.
Jun 29, 2012 The residents of Roxana, Ill. debate if the oil refineries in and around their town represent jobs and money, cancer or something else.
Jun 14, 2012 The agency that monitors drugs in sports is bringing formal doping charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong. Armstrong has denied the allegations, but how will the charges affect his charitable organization Livestrong?
May 25, 2012 This week New Zealand announced the price on cigarettes will rise by 40 percent over the next four years -- to more than $15 U.S. a pack -- as part of an effort to eliminate smoking in New Zealand completely by 2025.
May 8, 2012 Republicans want to use money for preventive care to cover lower interest rates
Apr 10, 2012 A ballot initiative could raise the tax rate on a pack of smokes in Missouri, which is 8x lower than the national average.
Apr 9, 2012 A new study shows that cancer patients prefer riskier approaches with very low odds of success , over more successful ones that wouldn't extend their lives as long.
Feb 8, 2012 The decline in smoking among Americans may have contributed to rising obesity levels -- could the recession also be affecting people’s waistlines?