Photo A smoker outside of the Melrose Houses in the Bronx. The federal smoking rule will have the biggest implications in New York, which has the nation’s largest public housing agency. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times Smoking will be prohibited in public housing residences nationwide under a federal rule announced on Wednesday.
Daily Archive: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a sweeping, $6.3 billion bill that supporters say will spur medical innovation, speed access to new drugs, expand access to mental health treatment and battle the opioid epidemic. The bill, known as the 21st Century Cures Act, had widespread bipartisan support, including the backing of the
It is never too late to quit smoking, as people who give up in their sixties still cut their chances of dying. Scientists have found stopping smoking even in retirement could help someone stay alive for longer. A study by US researchers discovered smokers aged 70 and over are unsurprisingly three times more likely to