India is the first in South Asia to pass a bill banning discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. The bill is now awaiting for Presidential approval to finally become a law.
California State officials have partially lifted the ban on rock and Dungeness crabs.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a proposal that would ban teenagers younger than 18 from using tanning beds.
The HUD has proposed a new rule that would ban smoking in all public housing across the U.S.
Homosexual and bisexual men living in France will be able to donate blood starting next spring.
According to the U.S. Health and Human Services' Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability, gay men should be allowed to donate blood if they have abstained from sex for at least a year.
A town in Massachusetts proposed a ban on all tobacco sales.
The Texas Department of State Health Service announced that all health workers linked to the Ebola case in Dallas will be banned from traveling via planes, trains, buses and ships.
The French government announced its plans to discourage smoking by changing cigarette packaging.
A new study found that higher cigarette taxes and stricter smoke-free policies led to reductions in alcohol consumption.
A new federal report found that around four out of five households ban smoking, reducing people's exposure to secondhand smoke inside the home.
The mother of 16-year-old, Alexander "AJ" Betts Jr., who died from attempted suicide, was shocked to find out that her son's eyes were ineligible for donation because of his sexual orientation.
NYC and Chicago will ban e-cigarette use in public places.
Smoking bans in public areas and workplaces have been tied to reducing the rates of severe asthma attacks and premature births, a new study reported.
According to sources, the Navy is considering a ban on tobacco sales on all bases and ships.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.