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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

Most Americans Favor Raising Legal Smoking Age to 21: CDC July 07, 2015

Even 70 percent of smokers support the concept

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

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