Health warning labels that use strong causal language deter consumers more than labels with weaker language.
We teamed up with two reporters who know a lot about firearms to create a tip sheet that briefs journalists on basic terminology and warns them about some of the pitfalls of covering gun issues.
E-cigarettes don’t help smokers quit more than other interventions, though financial incentives do, a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds.
How much do Americans smoke? Not nearly as much as they used to. But e-cigarettes are exploding in popularity. And sales of traditional cigarettes are not falling as quickly as they were.
2013 research in The Lancet synthesizes the findings of major studies on the role of global processed-food conglomerates in the spread of obesity, diabetes and other diseases.
Study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on health risks among gay, lesbian and bisexual teens.
2011 study by the University of California, Los Angeles, published in the Journal of Gambling Studies on gaming habits as reported in a casino setting.
2011 metastudy published in The American Journal of Medicine on the effects of quitting smoking on post-operative complications.
2010 study by the National Cancer Institute on the potential benefits of low-dose helical CT scans in the detection of lung cancer.
2010 study from UC Irvine and Queen’s University examining the effects of public-place smoking laws on smoking prevalence and second-hand smoke exposure.