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.
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
Attention smokers: if you feel nicotine gum and patches aren’t helping you stay off cigarettes, you’re right
New Yorkers aren’t exactly known for their zen, health-promoting lifestyles, but new data show that life expectancy for city residents now surpasses the rest of the U.S. How did that happen?
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 …
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.
Preterm birth, which is the leading cause of newborn death in the U.S., has declined in most states and dropped more than 10% in a few, according to an annual “premature-birth report card” released by the March of Dimes on Tuesday.