Your heart and lungs will thank you for kicking your cigarette habit, but your waistline may not.
Real-life stories of former smokers’ health problems provided the motivation smokers needed.
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.
There are all sorts of products out on the market made to wean smokers off a dangerous habit—the patch, the lozenge, and the gum, for example. Yet, what about the e-cigarette?
Early exposure to cigarettes could affect how one responds to and craves nicotine
Were they still alive today, John Wayne and Humphrey Bogart might have been given a serious image makeover. The message from Hollywood last year: smoking in movies is not cool anymore.
Smokers who light up first thing in the morning are more likely to develop lung cancer and tumors of the head and neck, compared with people who wait at least an hour after rolling out of bed to smoke, according to a pair of …
Cigarette smoking may be contributing not only to lung cancer, but also to steady rates of bladder cancer, according to new research.
More studies are helping regulators to decide what role e-cigarettes could play in anti-smoking efforts.
Doctors already have a hefty checklist of topics to go over with their patients. Will they be able to squeeze in discussions about the health hazards of tobacco during office visits?
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.
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.
While use of drugs such as cocaine or methamphetamine has declined among U.S. teens, more adolescents are smoking marijuana, according to the results of an annual survey funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Researchers at the University of Michigan surveyed some 47,000 eighth-graders, high school sophomores and high school