WHO urges enforcement of tobacco ad bans at sporting events

The World Health Organization called Thursday for better enforcement of bans on tobacco advertising at sporting events, after tobacco companies discretely reentered sponsorship deals with Formula 1 teams. “WHO is urging governments to enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship at sporting events, including when hosting or receiving broadcasts…

Stars Who Swear by Meditation

Breathe in, breath out, say om — get zen! Hollywood stars often lead the charge on wellness trends Opens a New Window. , and the practice of meditation is no different. Celebrities from Connie Britton Opens a New Window. to Megan Fox Opens a New Window. to Paul McCartney Opens…

HPV vaccine even helps women who didn’t get it: study

(HealthDay)—The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) is highly effective in young women—and may even offer some protection to those who don’t get it, a new study suggests. Researchers said the findings add to evidence that the vaccine—which ultimately cuts the risk of several cancers—is a boon to public health. HPV…