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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

Money May Convince Smokers to Quit May 13, 2015

Study found financial incentives were better alternative than free counseling, cessation aids

Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds May 12, 2015

Patients report less chest pain, better quality of life after heart procedure

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight May 12, 2015

Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study May 07, 2015

Findings mirror what's happening in the United States

Many Pregnant Women Think E-Cigarettes 'Safer' Than Regular Cigarettes April 30, 2015

But expectant moms shouldn't use nicotine in any form, experts say

More Than 1 in 10 Teens Has Tried E-Cigarettes, Study Finds April 27, 2015

Use of the devices highest among older teens and males

Ban Flavoring, Ads for E-Cigarettes, Doctors' Group Says April 22, 2015

Backers of the devices say bans would destroy the market, may drive some smokers back to cigarettes

Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis April 20, 2015

But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

Combat Deployment Just One Factor That May Cause Smoking April 16, 2015

Education, mental health history, being in Army also tied to cigarette use in study

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year April 16, 2015

Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes April 16, 2015

But fewer than 2 percent of teens become regular users, study finds

Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study April 16, 2015

Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

Young Adults Respond to Graphic Cigarette Warnings April 09, 2015

Study findings suggest seeing is believing

Tobacco Smoke Strengthens 'Superbug,' Lab Research Finds April 06, 2015

MRSA may become deadlier, even more resistant to treatment

E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors March 31, 2015

Strong relationship to alcohol use, study finds

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children March 27, 2015

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say

CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads March 26, 2015

Former smokers harmed by tobacco tell their stories

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain March 25, 2015

Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults March 23, 2015

Children of smokers nearly twice as likely to have plaque buildup in carotid arteries years later, study says

Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return March 23, 2015

But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says

Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use March 19, 2015

But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

Plain Packaging Laws Might Spur Smokers to Quit March 19, 2015

Legislation would also keep tobacco marketing in check, experts say

Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds March 16, 2015

They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings March 16, 2015

Effect was seen in study of current and former smokers

E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors March 13, 2015

Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Expert Panel Says March 12, 2015

Such a move would save thousands of lives, lower number of smokers, Institute of Medicine finds

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke February 27, 2015

22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

2 of 3 Smokers Will Die Early If They Don't Quit, Research Shows February 24, 2015

Findings confirm newer estimates that put toll of cigarettes much higher than previously thought

Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study February 24, 2015

High smoking rates also considered a key contributor

Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study February 16, 2015

Being lean did not protect against blood sugar disease, researcher notes

Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study February 16, 2015

Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find February 13, 2015

Cigarette use thins key area for memory, thinking skills and language

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests February 11, 2015

Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain February 10, 2015

Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer February 06, 2015

After 7 years of follow-up, researchers found smokers' odds of dying twice as high

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