Physicians Fail to Counsel Adolescents About Smoking

Physicians are not taking an active role in discouraging smoking among their young patients, reported a study released in the Nov. 3 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study, led by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital, found that doctors rarely offered their young patients advice about the hazards of smoking, even…

DDT Revisited. Part 2

Benefits of DDT In spite of its 1972 ban, DDT was known to be very beneficial well before that time. Nor was DDT shown to be a human carcinogen, certainly at environmental doses, as stated by A.J. Lehman, M.D., director of pharmacology at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in 1965.