Nothing like a tall, cool drink in the heat of summer, right? Not if it’s a sugar-sweetened soda, and not if you’re in New York City.
It’s easy to blame parents when young children gain too much weight, but the latest research suggests that certain obesity risk factors are out of Mom and Dad’s control.
Hiking up cigarette prices is one of the most effective ways to reduce smoking, especially in youths and young adults. Yet a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that fewer states are …
A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that the government’s requirement that tobacco companies put graphic warning labels on cigarette packs was constitutional and did not violate the companies’ freedom of speech.
Even social smokers are out of excuses. A recent study finds that it doesn’t matter whether you smoke every day or only on the weekends — at least when it comes to damaging your memory.
Health officials announced on Thursday a graphic antismoking campaign designed to jolt Americans into putting out their cigarettes.
The government’s effort to put graphic warning labels about the dangers of smoking on cigarette packs hit another legal snag on Wednesday.
In a new study, middle-aged men who smoked did worse on tests of cognitive ability over time, but women who lit up didn’t show the same declines.
Attention smokers: if you feel nicotine gum and patches aren’t helping you stay off cigarettes, you’re right
Smokers today may be more strongly influenced by genetic predispositions than in generations past, and that may be making it harder for them to quit, a new study suggests.
More than two-thirds of smokers say they want to quit, but few actually succeed, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A federal judge has suspended a government plan to require tobacco companies to display graphic anti-smoking warning labels on their cigarette packs by next fall, citing a violation of the First Amendment.
The psychiatric side effects of a popular quit-smoking drug make it too dangerous to use as a first attempt to kick the habit, according to a new study. The authors suggest the drug should eventually be taken off the market altogether.