Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 11, 2013 E-cigarette sales are still only a fraction of the total cigarette market. But that share is growing steadily -- tobacco companies and others are taking notice.
Apr 24, 2013 While cigarette usage has dropped, profits for the tobacco industry are expected to be up.
Apr 19, 2013 Farmers in Liuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.
Apr 18, 2013 China's relentless focus on GDP growth has created unchecked industrial pollution, contaminating the nation's food supply. The story of one so-called 'cancer village' in Yunnan province where residents are dying.
Apr 12, 2013 Many believe genetics are the next big thing in medicine, but one question for this new era of personalized medicine is cost.
Apr 1, 2013 The Supreme Court in India has rejected an attempt by the Swiss drug maker Novartis to patent an update to a cancer treatment.
Mar 28, 2013 Why one woman refused to let cancer alter her retirement planning.
Dec 6, 2012 A new study finds state governments are plugging budget gaps at the expense of tobacco prevention programs.
Nov 15, 2012 If the folks behind the Great American Smokeout have their way, the latest frontier in the “no smoking” crusade could be apartment buildings.