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Hiding Tobacco Displays in Stores Might Lower Kids' Smoking Rates November 23, 2015

Teens less likely to buy cigarettes when promotions aren't visible, study shows

E-Cigarette Ads Boost Use Among Young Adults, Study Finds November 20, 2015

Researchers explore potential impact of unrestricted marketing

Here's Your Chance to Stop Smoking November 17, 2015

Join the Great American Smokeout Nov. 19

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Below 15 Percent: CDC November 17, 2015

Latest figures from June show more Americans are kicking the habit

Teens, Parents Share E-Cigarette Concerns, Poll Finds November 16, 2015

Both groups want tighter controls on devices' use, health warnings on packaging

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Falls to New Low November 12, 2015

CDC says less than 17 percent are lighting up, but big gap remains between well-off and poor

Anti-Smoking Programs May Sometimes Backfire November 03, 2015

Study found smokers can get angry, defensive when public health programs stigmatize tobacco use

Smoking Common in Foreign Films, Study Finds November 03, 2015

International research team calls for governments to stop subsidizing films that show tobacco use

E-Cigarette Use Highest Among Young Adults, U.S. Report Finds October 28, 2015

Almost 4 percent of all adult Americans use them, new survey shows

Raise Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Pediatricians Urge October 26, 2015

And regulate e-cigarettes the same way as other tobacco products, doctors add

Study Refutes Notion That Obese Fare Better Against Chronic Ills October 23, 2015

Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth October 22, 2015

Exposure increased risk of cavities, researchers report

Fewer Teens Smoking Cigarettes, But Twice as Many Using Pot: CDC October 15, 2015

Meanwhile, more American adults are trying to break the tobacco habit, second government study shows

Obamacare Allows Tobacco Surcharge on Older Smokers October 14, 2015

Wide state-by-state variations cited in study

Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men October 13, 2015

Differences in brain's nicotine receptor system may explain gender gap, researchers say

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery October 07, 2015

Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

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

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

Surveys of teens, young adults detect correlation

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

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

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