Massachusetts hospitals have a new goal for 2011 – banning all tobacco products from their campuses.
If you smoke, don’t bother applying for a job at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport.
A jury has awarded $71 million in damages to the estate and son of a Boston woman who died of lung cancer, ruling in a lawsuit that accused Lorillard Tobacco Co. of trying to entice black children to become smokers by handing out free samples in urban neighborhoods.
Despite all of the warnings about the dangers of smoking, tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable death and illness here in Massachusetts and across the nation.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold quizzes your knowledge of cigarette smoking as it relates to your health.
The FDA plans to require new larger, graphic cigarette warning labels that include corpses and cancer patients.
A new tactic in the war on tobacco.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about the evils of smoking.