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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

E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice February 04, 2015

Tests show increased susceptibility to infection

Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations February 04, 2015

It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC February 03, 2015

Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds February 02, 2015

Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking January 28, 2015

More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds January 27, 2015

They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says January 21, 2015

Smoking still claims 500,000 lives a year in the United States

Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll January 16, 2015

Costly not only to the patient but society as a whole, experts say

Many Teens Think 'Light Smoking' Is Safe, Study Finds January 12, 2015

Experts stress need to snuff out misconceptions about occasional cigarette use

'Metabolizer Test' Might Someday Take Guesswork Out of Quitting Smoking January 12, 2015

Determining how quickly or slowly you process nicotine might be an aid to quitting, study suggests

Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections January 09, 2015

Goal was to measure devices' impact on children, researchers say

Could Quitting Smoking Be Easier for Women Just After Ovulation? January 07, 2015

Hormonal fluctuations might play a role in cravings, researchers say

Some Expert Tips to Help Smokers Finally Quit in 2015 January 01, 2015

It's never too late to get benefits from quitting tobacco, American Lung Association says

How to Avoid a Smoking Relapse Over the Holidays December 30, 2014

Expect temptation and have a plan to fight it, experts say

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds December 19, 2014

Users report fewer cravings, less irritability

Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit December 17, 2014

But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors note

Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit December 15, 2014

Efforts included phone-based counseling and free nicotine-replacement therapy

E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens December 15, 2014

Nearly one-third of those surveyed in Hawaii have tried the devices

Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study December 12, 2014

Those addicted to cigarettes spend less time in treatment for drinking problem

U.S. Taxpayers Burdened by Smoking-Related Ills December 11, 2014

Annual tab approaches $170 billion a year, report finds

Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says December 10, 2014

Ads featured advice from former smokers

Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report December 09, 2014

Figure doesn't include secondhand smoke, cigars, pipes or smokeless tobacco

Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens December 08, 2014

Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds December 04, 2014

Consequences aren't clear, but experts suspect the change might be linked to increased cancer risk

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC November 26, 2014

But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more

Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout November 19, 2014

American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit

Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps November 18, 2014

Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say

Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers: Study November 14, 2014

Urine of those who didn't light up had evidence of toxic cigarette chemicals

Many Smokers Quick to Accept Plainly Packaged Cigarettes, Study Finds November 11, 2014

Research in Australia -- where such packaging is mandated -- shows about half of smokers support it

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