FDA’s New Tobacco Requirement

FDA’s New Tobacco Requirement

 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed ruleto require new health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertisements to promote greater public understanding of the negative health consequences of smoking. The proposed warnings, which feature photo-realistic color images depicting some of the lesser-known, but serious health risks of cigarette smoking, stand to represent […]

Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease

Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease

Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease Researchers know that smoking alters your DNA methylation, but a recent study demonstrates how long those changes last and how widespread they can be. Lead researcher Dr. Stephanie London, Chief of the Epidemiology Branch at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park, says: “We […]