The actress Mae West once said, “Too much of a good thing is wonderful!” Unfortunately, in reality, most of the decadent indulgences we pursue — including alcohol and rich foods — are not at all good for us, especially when taken in large quantities.
Chalk up another big win for public health: The smoking rate among U.S. adults appears to have hit a new low.
A woman caught her husband smoking outside their home usingGoogle Street View after he told her he’d kicked the habit. The man said he’d given up smoking and was eating better after going to the hospital for a heart attack. That was really his downfall—because one day, his wife found a lot of snacks in his car, and confronted him about it. He denied any wrongdoing (or wrong-eating), and stormed out of the house, leaving his wife with the most powerful tool at her disposal: the Internet.
Electronic cigarette use among young people has surpassed traditional cigarette use for the first time, according to data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.