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Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests May 25, 2016

Researchers say inflammation or cigarette by-product may play a role

Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More May 18, 2016

Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis May 18, 2016

It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

If 1 in 10 U.S. Smokers Quits, $63 Billion Saved May 10, 2016

Study finds the health cost benefits come within a year

E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket Among Young Kids: Study May 09, 2016

Swallowing the liquid nicotine appears to affect kids under 6 the most, data show

Young LGBT Adults Are Target of FDA Stop-Smoking Campaign May 06, 2016

Tobacco use is common among these 18- to 24-year-olds, agency says

FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors May 06, 2016

Agency also wants other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some Schools April 29, 2016

In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

E-Cigarette Ads May Help Lure Teens to the Habit: Study April 25, 2016

Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads

No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be Why April 14, 2016

Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway Problems April 13, 2016

Scientists found lung cell abnormalities in those who smoke from the pipes occasionally

Besides Your Lungs, Smoking May Harm Your Job Prospects, Paycheck April 11, 2016

Income difference works out to more than $8,000 annually, study finds

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk April 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Smoking Rates Stall Among Young Blacks April 08, 2016

Progress in anti-smoking campaigns slows as tobacco companies ramp up marketing in black neighborhoods, study says

Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients April 04, 2016

But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

Smoking During Pregnancy Seems to Alter Fetal DNA, Study Finds March 31, 2016

Discovery could help explain link between expectant moms' tobacco use and kids' health problems

Smoking Triggers Big Changes in Mouth Bacteria, Study Finds March 29, 2016

But quitting eventually returns levels to normal

CDC: Federal Anti-Smoking Campaign Still Paying Off March 28, 2016

Ads have helped at least 400,000 Americans to give up tobacco since 2012, survey finds

Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans: Study March 24, 2016

Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say

Black Smokers Less Likely to Get Lung Cancer Screening March 18, 2016

Racial differences in smoking patterns probably why, researchers suggest

'Cold Turkey' May Work Best for Quitting Smoking March 14, 2016

Stopping over time is less effective, British researchers say

Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood March 11, 2016

Risk was almost tripled when mothers smoked heavily, but study didn't prove cause and effect

Graphic Cigarette Warnings May Target Brain's 'Quit Centers' February 26, 2016

Areas linked to emotions, decision-making and memory are triggered, researchers suggest

U.S. Internet Searches Highlight E-cig's Surging Popularity February 19, 2016

Most want information about buying the nicotine-laced devices, not their health effects, analysis shows

Add Neck Problems to Reasons Not to Smoke February 19, 2016

Tobacco use hastens wear and tear of cervical discs, study suggests

Smoking's Grip Adds to Misery of the Homeless February 18, 2016

Average spent on cigarettes was $44 a week, study reports

Pot Smokers Susceptible to Other Addictions, Study Finds February 17, 2016

But not everyone thinks marijuana is a 'gateway' drug

Neanderthal DNA May Play Role in Modern Human Health February 11, 2016

Genetic legacy can affect risk for nicotine addiction, depression, blood clots and stroke, research suggests

National Smoking Bans Help Everyone, Especially Nonsmokers: Study February 10, 2016

Review of worldwide research finds reductions in heart disease after restrictions introduced

Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report February 10, 2016

Smoking puts about 300,000 infants at risk each year, experts say

Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-Cigarettes January 29, 2016

Highest levels seen in cherry versions, but levels still far below federal safety standards

Teens Who 'Vape' May Be More Likely to Try Smoking, Too January 26, 2016

Study finds e-cigarette users have almost triple the odds compared to nonusers

Smoking Lowers Breast Cancer Survival, Study Finds January 26, 2016

Smoking after diagnosis tied to 72 percent higher risk of death from the disease versus never smoking

No Clear Winner Seen Among Stop-Smoking Aids in Study January 26, 2016

Whether you use the nicotine patch, lozenges or Chantix, strong desire to quit is key, experts say

Candy-Flavored E-Cigarette Ads Appeal to Young: Study January 18, 2016

Though research did not show that kids became more interested in tobacco, experts still worry

Smokers With Pneumonia at Risk for Lung Cancer: Study January 14, 2016

Chest scans a cost-effective strategy to screen this population, researchers say

E-cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit Tobacco: Study January 14, 2016

Devices actually lower chances of quitting by 28 percent, researchers say

Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC Says January 11, 2016

Their own homes and family cars are common sources

1 in 10 Medicaid Recipients Gets Drugs to Quit Smoking January 06, 2016

In some states, rate is as low as 1 percent, study finds

Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes Help Smokers Consider Quitting December 23, 2015

Disturbing images get people thinking about health risks associated with tobacco, study finds

Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons December 09, 2015

Higher body mass index in mother also linked to worse performance by young men on running test

E-Cigarettes May Contain Chemicals Linked to Lung Disease December 08, 2015

Flavoring compounds have been tied to a serious illness known as 'popcorn lung'

Could There Be a 'Quit-Smoking' Gene? December 03, 2015

Study suggests willpower isn't the only player

Higher Cigarette Taxes Tied to Fewer Infant Deaths December 01, 2015

U.S. study suggests pregnant women may be less likely to smoke if tobacco prices are higher

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

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