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Smoking Bans May Keep Young Men From Heavy Smoking September 30, 2016

Study found lower rates among those living in areas with restrictions

Secondhand Smoke More Insidious Than Thought September 28, 2016

Nonsmokers can be exposed without knowing it, suffer health risks, researchers say

Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says September 22, 2016

Fewer teens are smoking or showing interest in cigarettes and cigars, but e-cigs a concern

Smoking Tied to Shorter Survival With ALS September 22, 2016

Tobacco use may make patients with the degenerative disease deteriorate faster, Italian study suggests

Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA: Study September 20, 2016

Changes related to disease found in more than 7,000 genes, though many 'recover' five years after quitting

Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy September 16, 2016

Researchers probe increased risk of chronic tics and other disorders due to prenatal nicotine exposure

Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study September 13, 2016

The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

Smokers' Perceptions May Play Role in Addiction September 13, 2016

They were more affected by nicotine when they thought it was present in a cigarette, study showed

Heart Docs: Never Expose Kids to Cigarette Smoke September 12, 2016

Secondhand smoke can raise children's risk of heart disease, premature death

COPD Deaths Down for Most Americans: CDC September 08, 2016

But rates up for black women and middle-aged people

Smoking Linked to Higher Relapse Risk After Surgery for Crohn's September 01, 2016

Research supports immediate drug treatment after bowel surgery for smokers, but not for nonsmokers

Most Americans Don't Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves September 01, 2016

Even half of current smokers think pharmacies should be tobacco-free

Doctors Divided on Safety, Use of Electronic Cigarettes August 26, 2016

When patients ask about safety and using e-cigarettes to stop smoking, doctors' advice differs

Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine August 25, 2016

Study found that only about a fifth of 12th graders who used an e-cigarette used a nicotine substance

TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through August 22, 2016

Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study August 19, 2016

But switch from tobacco didn't reduce nicotine levels

Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study August 18, 2016

Secondhand exposure lowered, and smokers more likely to quit

Quitting Smoking May Gain You Friends August 16, 2016

Most people who give up cigarettes make at least two new pals, research finds

Paying Smokers to Quit May Pay Off August 15, 2016

Study found financial incentives inspired some to overcome the addiction

This Key Neighborhood Factor May Help Smokers Quit August 15, 2016

Study found that the farther a person had to walk to buy cigarettes, the more likely they were to quit

Starting Monday, FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors August 08, 2016

Agency also details other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol August 05, 2016

Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

Smoking Rates Still High in Some Racial Groups, CDC Reports August 04, 2016

Nearly 4 in 10 American Indians and Alaska Natives smoke cigarettes

Is Pot Harder on the Heart Than Tobacco? July 27, 2016

Damaging effects from marijuana smoke last three times longer than tobacco's, rat study finds

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal July 22, 2016

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed July 21, 2016

'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes July 18, 2016

They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product July 14, 2016

CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC July 13, 2016

Buildings with multiple residences bring higher danger of secondhand fumes than do private homes

Are E-Cigs Slowing Teen Anti-Smoking Push? July 11, 2016

Researchers blame the devices for a leveling off of smoking's decline

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported July 07, 2016

About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth June 30, 2016

Findings suggest a possible increase in the risk of oral disease, researchers say

Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community June 27, 2016

Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment June 24, 2016

Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say

Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says June 23, 2016

Only 6 in 10 Americans covered by state or local laws banning smoking in public places

Depression Plagues Many With COPD June 17, 2016

Studies found 1 in 4 patients affected, and readmission to hospital for respiratory illness more likely

E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study June 13, 2016

2 out of 5 who vaped went on to traditional cigarettes, small U.S. review finds

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up June 09, 2016

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit June 06, 2016

Many smokers can't shake the haunting FDA-proposed visuals, study finds

Most Smokers Don't Stick With E-Cigarettes May 31, 2016

'Vaping' only replaces tobacco use for a small group of people, study finds

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

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