July 21, 2014: Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

July 16, 2014: Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk
Rates dropped in states that enacted strict anti-smoking policies, researchers say

July 15, 2014: Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds
The bigger, the better, researchers say

July 15, 2014: Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

July 08, 2014: Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit
Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone

June 24, 2014: CDC Readies Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
Seven new stories show the ravages of smoking, urge smokers to quit

June 23, 2014: Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurysms: Experts
Benefit outweighs cost of checking for weak spots in major blood vessel

June 17, 2014: E-Cigarette Sources Soaring, Study Finds
About 10 new brands, 240 new flavors come out every month; some quickly disappear though

June 10, 2014: Doctors' Group Calls for Tougher Rules on Sale of E-Cigarettes
American Medical Association recommendations include minimum age purchase rule, flavor restrictions

June 06, 2014: Text Messages May Double Smoker's Odds of Quitting
Cellphone reminders and encouragement help people stick to smoke-free goal, study finds

June 05, 2014: No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC
Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

June 03, 2014: Among New Smokers, Teen Boys More Likely to Quit Than Girls: Study
Being scared by cigarette warnings, playing team sports also increased chances of kicking the habit

June 02, 2014: E-Cigarette Advertising Soars on American TV, Study Finds
Youthful audience exposed to pitches for the nicotine product has tripled in recent years

June 02, 2014: 1 in 4 Smokers With Gene Defect May Get Lung Cancer
Study finds smokers with gene normally linked to breast cancer appear to have a much higher risk of lung cancer

May 27, 2014: Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers
Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

May 23, 2014: Fewer Americans Believe E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Cigarettes: Study
But e-cigarettes continue to rise in popularity, with sales nearing $1.7 billion

May 23, 2014: Size of Brain Aneurysm Doesn't Predict Chances of Rupture: Study
Smoking may be a greater risk factor, researchers report

May 21, 2014: COPD Patients Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure, Study Says
Blacks with lung condition were most vulnerable of all, researchers report

May 21, 2014: Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival
But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

May 20, 2014: Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?
One study says yes, but not all experts agree

May 16, 2014: Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study
And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

May 16, 2014: Hookahs Not a Safe Alternative to Cigarettes, Study Shows
Water pipes still increased levels of nicotine, harmful substances in smokers

May 14, 2014: Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
But the scans and follow-up care would be expensive

May 14, 2014: FDA Asks Public to Join Battle Against Smoking by Children
Reporting tobacco law violations helps keep cigarettes out of kids' hands, agency says

May 14, 2014: Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study
Association was even stronger among women who had a history of smoking, researchers say

May 12, 2014: Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up
Quitting early in child's life helps reduce risk, researchers say

May 07, 2014: E-Cigarette Vapor Contains Potentially Harmful Particles: Review
Raises concerns about safety of e-cig chemicals, but industry representative says they're safe

May 05, 2014: Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Linked to Baby's Heart Defects
Preliminary finding gives moms-to-be another reason not to light up

April 25, 2014: Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer
Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

April 24, 2014: FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations
Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

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