When it comes to being couch potatoes, Americans aren’t alone. Physical inactivity has become a global pandemic, say researchers in a series of related papers published in the journal Lancet.
Your heart and lungs will thank you for kicking your cigarette habit, but your waistline may not.
If cigarette smoking were banned from teen-friendly movies, would kids be less likely to pick up the habit? Researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College think so.
Doctors often recommend lifestyle changes for men facing infertility: avoid cigarettes, cut back on drinking, lose weight. That’s great advice for an overall healthy life, but a new study suggests it won’t necessarily help men …
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.
Smokers are more likely to need repeat surgeries for hip and knee replacements.
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.
Two new studies report intriguing evidence on new uses for a controversial anti-smoking drug.
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.
Marijuana smokers performed better on tests of lung function compared to nonsmokers and cigarette smokers
It’s not news that becoming a parent changes everything. But a new study suggests that fatherhood’s transformative power is responsible for new dads’ decreased rates of tobacco and alcohol use and crime.