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Two major studies cast doubt on the value of screening for prostate cancer, yet it continues regardless.
Personal stories about what helped people quit smoking can be misleading, and aren’t strong evidence.
As the latest controversy about tunnel exhaust stacks and respiratory health plays out in the media, some community members are proposing solutions that just don’t make sense.
Tobacco control policies, like advertising bans, are not top of people’s minds as a reason for quitting smoking. But they create a climate where fewer people want to smoke, with great success.
Young people are three times more likely to smoke if they’ve tried e-cigarettes first.
Wind turbines kill some birds, but their contribution to total bird deaths is extremely low, as three studies show.
Roll-your-own tobacco contains additives to stop it from drying out. So, it’s hardly a “natural” or “healthier” alternative to factory made cigarettes.
Fewer young people are smoking, but overall smoking levels remain level. What’s stopping smoking levels in all ages dropping further?
Forget tinkering with the rules of boxing. It’s time for a wholesale change. Let’s make hits to the groin the aim of the game and ban hits to the head.
When is the upcoming ban on early evening TV sports betting ads not a real ban? When it’s a partial ban that ignores how real people watch sport.