Category Archives: Asian

New York, New York – banning smoking, everywhere

The smoking ban in New York City, originally implemented between 2002 and 2003 (the Smoke Free Air Act) prohibited smoking in indoor workplaces, including restaurants and bars, will now be extended to parks, beaches and Times Square.   Given its low … Continue reading

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Mixed race, mixed feelings

Recent article from New York Times reporting on students discussing what it means to be mixed-race.  The article presents the now familiar two sides of a continuing exchange: a desire for recognition of a mixed-race identity, and a desire for … Continue reading

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a genetic link to smoking addiction and cessation

As an alumni of the University of Toronto, I am often sent their newsletters updating me on the latest research offerings.  This month they report on a new study led by Professor Rachel Tyndale at U of T, which looks … Continue reading

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