April 04, 2014: Cutting Cigarette Scenes From TV Shows May Have Helped Reduce Smoking
Study analyzed popular prime-time programs, smoking rates since 1955

April 03, 2014: Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Rising Cause of Poisonings: CDC
Calls to poison control centers have jumped, ingestion could be deadly for kids, experts report

March 27, 2014: Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter Tastes
Buildup of tobacco chemicals could hamper regeneration of taste buds, researcher says

March 24, 2014: E-Cigarettes Won't Help You Quit, Study Finds
But research design was flawed, critic says

March 18, 2014: Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study
British researchers compared bone-healing stem cells in smokers, nonsmokers

March 12, 2014: Smokers' Brains Perk Up at Positive Cigarette Images: Study
Scans showed less response to negative images of habit's consequences

March 06, 2014: Rising E-Cigarette Use Tied to More Smoking in Teens
Devices may serve as gateway to tobacco use, study author says

March 06, 2014: 2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD
Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition

March 05, 2014: Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia
Change factors like exercise while you can, Finnish researchers advise

March 05, 2014: Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Thickens Arteries
Measurements suggest raised risk for later heart attack, stroke, researchers say

February 14, 2014: Fire-Safe Cigarette Law Reduces Home Fires: Study
Massachusetts saw a 28 percent drop in cigarette-caused blazes since law took effect

February 12, 2014: Quitting Smoking Linked to Better Mental Health in Study
Over 3 years, people who stopped reported drop in mood disorders, alcohol and drug problems

February 07, 2014: Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use
But study doesn't prove that one leads to the other

January 31, 2014: CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers

January 29, 2014: Could Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Progression?
Study of mice suggests people with lung cancer or at risk for the disease should avoid these supplements

January 22, 2014: Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say
American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

January 20, 2014: Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma
Study found kids subjected to secondhand smoke are more than twice as likely to be readmitted

January 17, 2014: U.S. Health Officials Urge Renewed Fight to Stamp Out Cigarette Use
Diabetes, colorectal and liver cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction among latest ills now linked to tobacco

January 17, 2014: Smoking While Pregnant Raises Baby's Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip
Report from U.S. Surgeon General confirms maternal smoking's link to these birth defects

January 17, 2014: Truck Drivers Top List of Overweight Workers
Survey of Washington state residents also found salespeople, office workers prone to weight gain

January 16, 2014: U.S. Smoking Rates Drop to Historic Lows: CDC
Report authors credit increasing cigarette taxes, hard-hitting anti-smoking ads for decline

January 14, 2014: Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters
40-year study did not find similar risk in sons

January 13, 2014: Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds
Such policies don't seem to work as well as setting clear rules, fostering respect between kids and teachers

January 09, 2014: U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Continue to Drop: CDC
Cigarette tax hikes, no-smoking policies contribute to decline, experts say

January 07, 2014: Chantix Helped People With Mental Illness Quit Smoking Longer in Study
Extended treatment combined with talk therapy might be most effective, researcher says

January 07, 2014: Half-Century of Smoking Prevention Extended 8 Million Lives: Study
But almost one-fifth of Americans still light up

January 07, 2014: Drug Duo Might Help Smokers Quit Better Than Single Med
But many are still lighting up a year later, study finds

January 03, 2014: E-Cigarettes: Separating Fiction From Fact
Health experts say more research needed into the devices' safety and effectiveness as a quit-smoking tool

January 03, 2014: A Guide to Smoking-Cessation Options
Choices range from drugs to nasal sprays to acupuncture

January 02, 2014: Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk
Chances of the vision problem declined over 20-year period for those who quit, study found

January 02, 2014: Smoking Tied to Higher Post-Op Medical Costs
Researchers estimate tobacco-related complications in year after surgery cost U.S. $17 billion annually

December 30, 2013: U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

December 27, 2013: Total Smoking Bans Work Better Than Halfway Measures
Efforts to quit succeed more often with home, city prohibitions in place, study finds

December 19, 2013: Survey Finds Support for Banning E-Cigarette Use by Kids
86 percent of adults polled said the nicotine-delivery devices should not be sold to minors

December 16, 2013: U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

December 06, 2013: Obesity, Smoking Might Threaten Implants After Mastectomy
Doctors should counsel patients about the risks, researcher says

December 03, 2013: Mother's Smoking, Early Birth May Raise ADHD Risk in Children
But researchers say more study on the causes of the disorder is needed

December 02, 2013: Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packs May Cut Smoking Rates: Study
International project suggests these labels could keep millions of Americans away from cigarettes

November 20, 2013: Quitting Smoking May Help Seniors' Hearts Sooner Than Thought
Study found reduced death rates from heart-related causes within 8 years

November 20, 2013: Quitting Tips for Thursday's Great American Smokeout
Expert advice on motivation and methods to kick the habit

November 18, 2013: College Students Feel Pull of Cigarette Ads, Study Finds
A single pro-smoking message can have a week-long effect, researchers say

November 14, 2013: More U.S. Teens Try E-Cigarettes, Hookahs: Report
Cigarette smoking hasn't declined among young people, researchers find

November 14, 2013: Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report
And Americans continue to die from smoking-related lung cancer, experts note

November 12, 2013: Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Help Smokers Quit
Study of experimental treatment shows some success at six months

November 04, 2013: Gaps in Smoke-Free Workplace Laws May Leave Many Exposed
Study finds on-the-job secondhand smoke still a problem in certain occupations

October 30, 2013: Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face
Siblings who smoked had more wrinkles, creases, droops and jowls

October 30, 2013: E-Cigarettes May Not Be Gateway to Smoking: Study
It found few teens go on to smoke cigarettes, use other kinds of tobacco after 'vaping'

October 28, 2013: Mondays Might Be Your Best Day to Quit Smoking
Smokers most likely to seek online advice about quitting on the first day of the workweek, study finds

October 24, 2013: Stroke Affecting Younger People Worldwide, Study Shows
Preventive measures urgently needed to reverse this trend, researchers say

October 23, 2013: Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study
Researchers looked at Washington state hospitalizations, mortality for 50,000 babies