Usage increases as teens get older
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Real-life stories of former smokers’ health problems provided the motivation smokers needed.
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More studies are helping regulators to decide what role e-cigarettes could play in anti-smoking efforts.
Touted as a way to quit smoking, the latest data raise concerns that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, may actually be a gateway for teens into tobacco use.
Doctors already have a hefty checklist of topics to go over with their patients. Will they be able to squeeze in discussions about the health hazards of tobacco during office visits?
Exposure to cigarette smoke in the womb may interfere with the brain‘s reward system, and make children more vulnerable to addictions.
In the U.S., 68.8% of current adult smokers want to quit for good, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Since 2002, the number of former smokers exceeds the number of current smokers in the country, …
Teens may be seeing more drinking on screen, but will that lead them to have more problems with alcohol?
Just because you choose the non-smoking hotel room doesn’t mean you’re completely protecting yourself from exposure.