Children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to pick up smoking than youngsters without the disorder
You can’t smoke in most restaurants and malls, and those laws may be responsible for saving thousands of lives.
A new study of over a million women reports smokers more than triple their risk of dying early compared to non smokers, and that kicking the habit can virtually eliminate this increased risk of premature death.
Marketing cigarettes ain’t what it used to be. But Big Tobacco hasn’t given up on getting its message out.
Secondhand smoke takes a sizable toll on Americans’ health and productivity, particularly among black Americans, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).
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Nearly half of all men and more than 1 in 10 women use tobacco in many developing countries, and women are starting to smoke at earlier ages, according to the largest survey to date on international tobacco use.
Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
As cigarette sales dropped in the U.S., consumption of cheaper cigars and pipe tobacco took off, canceling out some of overall decline in tobacco use
Your heart and lungs will thank you for kicking your cigarette habit, but your waistline may not.
Researchers are getting closer to developing a vaccine that could help protect people from the addictiveness of nicotine.
People can more accurately remember the health warnings included in graphic cigarette labels than in standard text-only Surgeon General’s warnings, a study finds.
If you’ve been a lifelong smoker, you might be thinking, Why quit now when the damage is already done? But a recent study finds that even the oldest smokers can reap significant benefits from kicking the habit.