Young people who are active in their religion are more likely to become obese by the time they reach middle age, according to a new study. Participants who go to church at least once a week were found to be about twice as
I sat outside a Starbucks in Houston, Texas the other day, trying to enjoy my soy latte but I was surrounded by smokers. I didn't ask them to stop--it was a smoking-allowed area--but perhaps I should have anyway, and I could
New York Times food writer Mark Bittman, when asked what one needs in a kitchen, responded "A stove, a sink, a refrigerator, some pots and pans, a knife and some serving spoons," I answered. "All else is optional." Clearly he never heard of the Smoking
Summer time is beach time, if you can find the time. And if you're not too frightened to show off your winter/spring body. It turns out more people are frightened of finding discarded bottles and cigarette butts than they
According to data from the Ocean Conservancy, in 2009 more than 3 million cigarettes or butts were picked up internationally from beaches and inland waterways as part of the annual International Coastal Cleanup - 1 million
The final implementation earlier this month of Turkey's ban on smoking was hailed as a huge victory for public health. But one environmental engineer says it will take more than banning cigarettes in enclosed spaces to truly clear the air.
Turkey's extending of a ban on smoking in workplaces and public spaces to cafes, restaurants, and bars has health impacts that are obvious and cultural ones that are much discussed. But how will it affect the environment?