Moving tobacco control beyond “the tipping point” : Ample funding, strong policies, and “unsticky” cigarettes are key
Protecting children from passive smoking : The risks are clear and a comprehensive strategy is now needed
Improving the treatment of tobacco dependence : Simple messages and an infrastructure to deliver them are needed
The Engle verdicts and tobacco litigation : Incriminating documents drive the lawsuits, but destination remains uncertain
The truth about big tobacco in its own words : It is time to truly open up British American Tobacco's depository in Guildford
WHO faces up to its tobacco links : Report provides compelling evidence for transparency about competing interests
The NHS plan : As good as it gets—make the most of it
Tony Blair launches radical NHS plan for England
Elderly people will get free nursing care
Plan leaves England “with third division” health service
In brief
Tobacco companies mounted “dirty tricks” campaign against WHO
Smoking in parents increases meningococcal disease risk
Liz Hurley sucks to stop smoking
Vaccination in utero may cut vertical transmission
G8 countries accused of ignoring debt relief
Drug firms use legal loopholes to safeguard brand names
Surgeon sacked for “misconduct and misjudgment”
Islet cell transplantation more successful than previously thought
A $145bn verdict and a “roar of moral outrage”
Smoking, smoking cessation, and lung cancer in the UK since 1950: combination of national statistics with two case-control studies
Smoking reduction with oral nicotine inhalers: double blind, randomised clinical trial of efficacy and safety
Effect of restrictions on smoking at home, at school, and in public places on teenage smoking: cross sectional study
Effect of counselling mothers on their children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke: randomised controlled trial
My Cuban experience
Children's exposure to passive smoking in England since the 1980s: cotinine evidence from population surveys
Decreasing prevalence of cigarette smoking in the middle income country of Mauritius: questionnaire survey
Increased mortality among Danish women: population based register study
In favour of the weed
Impact of the Massachusetts tobacco control programme: population based trend analysis
Targeting the kids
Effectiveness of interventions to help people stop smoking: findings from the Cochrane Library
The economics of global tobacco control
Everest and the therapeutic cigarette
Do candy cigarettes encourage young people to smoke?
A day in the life of an advertising man: review of internal documents from the UK tobacco industry's principal advertising agencies
“Operation Berkshire”: the international tobacco companies' conspiracy
Religious challenge by shareholder actions: changing the behaviour of tobacco companies and their allies
Smoking research of the 1950s could be celebrated in UK and US stamps
Smoking and dementia in male British doctors : Authors did not, strictly speaking, compare smokers with non-smokers
Smoking and dementia in male British doctors : Paper shows politically engaged research on smoking
Smoking and dementia in male British doctors : Authors' reply
Nicotine replacement can be obtained on prescription
Tumour markers in malignancies : Two isoforms of oestrogen receptor are now known to exist
Tumour markers in malignancies : CA19.9 is useful in several cancers . . .
Tumour markers in malignancies : . . . as are monoclonal immunoglobulin and β human chorionic gonadotrophin
Tumour markers in malignancies : Authors' reply
HTLV-I is lower in blood donors in West Midlands than South Thames
Promoting health of looked after children : Monitoring and documentation should be improved
Promoting health of looked after children : These children need tailor made care plans
Teenage pregnancy rates and the age and sex of general practitioners : Record linkage analysis could have been used
Teenage pregnancy rates and the age and sex of general practitioners : Sex and age discrimination in recruitment for general practice is not justified by teenage pregnancy survey
Teenage pregnancy rates and the age and sex of general practitioners : Reports of urban and rural differences are contradictory
Teenage pregnancy rates and the age and sex of general practitioners : Author's reply
Carriage rate of Neisseria meningitidis among university students : Further data are needed
Carriage rate of Neisseria meningitidis among university students : Authors' reply
Continuing to use APACHE II scores ensures consistency
Awareness of a hospital's antibiotic policy can be improved
Telling patients with schizophrenia their diagnosis : Patients should be informed about their illness
Telling patients with schizophrenia their diagnosis : Patients expect a diagnosis
Ability of toddlers to recognise TV images : Clinical utility of this milestone is not established
Ability of toddlers to recognise TV images : Authors' reply
More training is needed in health care of people with learning disabilities
Letter indicates misreading of our paper on chromium waste
Cycling and health : Doctors should cycle and recommend it to their patients
Cycling and health : Cyclists endanger pedestrians
Cycling and health : Congratulations to Carnall
Cycling and health : Why promote cycling?
Cycling and health : Doctors—get on your bikes!
Cycling and health : Schoolchildren cycle on the continent
Cycling and health : You are what you drive
Richard Hannah
Walter Hausmann
Patrice Mary Kilgour (née Blackett)
John Edwin Morley
Catherine Morrah (née Day)
Smoking in British Popular Culture 1800-2000
Denial & Delay: The Political History of Smoking and Health 1951-1964, Scientists, Government and Industry as seen in the papers at the Public Records Office
Blood and Smoke
Stopping smoking
Bookcase
Is general practice being consigned to history?
Happy birthday, Ma'am
Reviews : Minerva
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