Nearly half of all men and more than 1 in 10 women use tobacco in many developing countries, and women are starting to smoke at earlier ages, according to the largest survey to date on international tobacco use.
Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
As cigarette sales dropped in the U.S., consumption of cheaper cigars and pipe tobacco took off, canceling out some of overall decline in tobacco use
Researchers are getting closer to developing a vaccine that could help protect people from the addictiveness of nicotine.
Smokers are more likely to need repeat surgeries for hip and knee replacements.
Prenatal exposure to pollutants in city air is linked to later anxiety, depression and behavior problems in children.
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.
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco, argue that sugar is toxic and needs to be taxed and controlled. Why it’s so hard to break our addiction.
Marijuana smokers performed better on tests of lung function compared to nonsmokers and cigarette smokers
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).
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.