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.
The number of head and neck cancers linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) has increased sharply over the past two decades, and the virus now accounts for more cancers than tobacco or alcohol, a new study finds.
Miners, food service workers and construction workers are more likely to smoke than adults in other industries, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Thursday.
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.
Quitting smoking is one of the healthiest things a person can do, but it’s also among the hardest, especially for teenage smokers who battle not only addiction but also the social pressure to keep lighting up.