Topic: tobacco

Greece goes smoke-free in restaurants, bars with HSPH support

September 1, 2010 -- Greece, the nation with the world’s highest smoking rate, went smoke-free, with help from research from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Cyprus International Institute for the Environmental and Public Health. At a video press conference…

New research explores role of genetics in smoking and lung cancer

May 15, 2012 In 2008, three different studies found that certain genetic variants associated with nicotine dependence and smoking were also associated with lung cancer. The findings raised a question: Were the variants linked with lung cancer only through their association with…