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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids October 01, 2015

Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit September 30, 2015

Study found those inhaling the lowest levels of the addictive agent were more likely to try to stop

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC September 30, 2015

7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

Some More Vulnerable to Nicotine Addiction Than Others: Study September 29, 2015

Finding has implications for prevention and treatment as use of electronic cigarettes grows, researcher says

Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease September 28, 2015

More likely to be hospitalized for related leg problems as well as heart disease, heart attack, study finds

Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer September 28, 2015

Nonsmokers with a common form of lung cancer more apt to be women, study finds

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma September 24, 2015

Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

Teens Copy Parents' Smoking: Study September 18, 2015

If mom smokes, daughters are almost four times as likely to get hooked on cigarettes

Smoking Linked to Greater Risk for Type 2 Diabetes September 18, 2015

Study also found continual exposure to secondhand smoke raised chances of developing disease

Most Smokers Haven't Considered Quitting September 17, 2015

21-country survey shows the few who do think about giving up the habit don't even try, U.S. study says

FDA Bans Sale of New R.J. Reynolds Cigarettes September 15, 2015

Products didn't meet requirement that they be substantially the same as existing cigarettes, agency says

Anti-Tobacco Policies Cut Youth Smoking Rates: Study September 08, 2015

Cigarette tax increases also seem to keep teens from picking up the habit

Quitting Smoking After MS Diagnosis May Delay Disease Progression September 08, 2015

Accelerates about 5 percent for each additional year of smoking, study finds

Trying E-Cigarettes May Lead to Smoking, Study Suggests September 08, 2015

Surveys of teens, young adults detect correlation

Teens Using E-Cigarettes to 'Vape' Pot, Survey Finds September 08, 2015

But researchers don't know how the kids are modifying the devices to get high

Obese Smokers Tend to Put on More Weight After Quitting September 07, 2015

Study also found those who smoked the most gained the most weight after kicking the habit

More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds September 03, 2015

Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study September 02, 2015

Smoking another risk factor for this age group, researchers say

Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later September 01, 2015

Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC September 01, 2015

Higher tobacco taxes, tough messages contribute to falloff, experts say

Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey August 28, 2015

Users should store liquid nicotine where small children can't find it, researchers say

After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life August 25, 2015

People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

Many Young Adults Think Hookahs, E-Cigs Safer Than Cigarettes August 25, 2015

Researchers say advertising may influence perceptions

E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study August 18, 2015

Ninth-graders who tried them were three to four times more likely to then sample other tobacco products

Smoking, Early Menopause May Shorten Life Span: Study August 05, 2015

Cigarettes worsen effects of estrogen deficiency in women who stop menstruating at age 40

Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids August 03, 2015

Even small amounts of the chemical can cause serious illness, expert says

Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk July 30, 2015

Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors July 28, 2015

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study July 27, 2015

Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop July 25, 2015

Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates

Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting July 23, 2015

Those who cling to their cigarettes have a different mindset, survey finds

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds July 22, 2015

But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer July 16, 2015

Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study July 15, 2015

Odds of brain attack boosted by 30 percent, researchers say

Most Americans Favor Raising Legal Smoking Age to 21: CDC July 07, 2015

Even 70 percent of smokers support the concept

Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban June 29, 2015

Continued interest surprises researchers

As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study June 25, 2015

Efforts to discourage the unhealthy habit have made it less acceptable, experts say

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk June 24, 2015

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey June 23, 2015

Bright spot in U.S. government report is that fewer kids are smoking cigarettes

Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Pot, E-Cigs, Study Finds June 23, 2015

Focus group of 24 kids finds they do understand dangers of cigarettes

Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease June 22, 2015

Study shows scans, other tests can help spot respiratory problems early

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home June 18, 2015

4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35 June 15, 2015

Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

E-Cigarette Users Often Believe Devices Will Help Them Quit Tobacco June 04, 2015

They also think vapor is less harmful than secondhand smoke, survey finds

Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings June 03, 2015

But quit-smoking drug may be linked to other adverse effects

Smokers May Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers for Surgery May 29, 2015

Study finds effect seems to extend to people exposed to secondhand smoke, too

Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote May 27, 2015

'Marginalization' could extend to political mistrust, study suggests

Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC May 21, 2015

But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely May 19, 2015

Study found chance of recurrence rose 1 percent for each additional pack of cigarettes smoked each year

Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study May 15, 2015

Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help