Just because you choose the non-smoking hotel room doesn’t mean you’re completely protecting yourself from exposure.
Smoking has long been tolerated in psychiatric institutes, but administrators want to ban the habit
Researchers are getting closer to developing a vaccine that could help protect people from the addictiveness of nicotine.
How a smoking cessation treatment may be helping those with dementia
Attention smokers: if you feel nicotine gum and patches aren’t helping you stay off cigarettes, you’re right
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).
Some have claimed that tobacco and alcohol are “gateway” drugs that people use before turning to illicit substances. While causal conclusions are hard to draw, at least one new study in mice shows that smoking may indeed increase …
A cheap quit-smoking drug sold in Eastern Europe can help smokers kick the habit, but it’s not as effective as more expensive medications available in the U.S, a new study finds.
It’s not healthy to smoke during pregnancy but an estimated 12% to 24% of pregnant women continue to use tobacco, according to national data [PDF]. So if the existing evidence hasn’t convinced them to quit, perhaps this new study …
It’s an unfortunate fact that when smokers kick the habit, they often gain weight — a side effect that many smokers use as a reason for not quitting.
Smokers with a variant gene linked to higher risk for heroin addiction and more relapse in alcoholism actually have an easier time quitting cigarettes — and a new study finds that their pleasure from nicotine varies with the …
Smoking is a health hazard for anyone, but for people with diabetes or a high risk of developing the disease, lighting up can contribute to serious health complications.
Most drug tests use saliva or urine, but researchers from the University of California-San Diego Medical Center and Harvard School of Public Health found that examining men’s toenail clippings was the most reliable way to figure …