Today’s Solutions: July 23, 2024

Two cute Asian children sip on sugary drinks

Researchers propose sticking images of diseased organs on sugary drinks

Scientists from Harvard and the University of North Carolina had a thought—what if unhealthy, sugary snack items were coupled with photos similar to the ones we see on cigarette packs and tobacco? You know, instead of a blackened lung, a sugary beverage would also carry the image of a diseased Read More...

woman's hands break apart cigarette

New Zealand's new law prevents tobacco addiction in future generations

According to New Zealand’s Ministry of Health, between 4,000 and 5,000 people die every year in the country from smoking-related illnesses. Even though there’s been a significant decrease in the country’s adult smoking population (down to 13.4 percent of the population from 18.2 percent in Read More...

San Francisco votes to ban cig

San Francisco votes to ban cigarette smoking in apartments

Big cities can have some strange odors, but one thing you won’t smell anymore if you live in a San Francisco apartment building is tobacco smoke. Last week, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 10-1 to outlaw tobacco smoking in the city’s apartments.  The ban applies to apartments Read More...