By Nsikan Akpan | May 09, 2013 08:40 AM EDT
People who eat peppers on a regular basis - 2 to 4 per week -- have a lower risk of developing the neurological disease.
By Nsikan Akpan | Apr 24, 2013 09:01 AM EDT
Scientists report that brain activity can predict which anti-smoking TV commercials will be the most convincing.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 22, 2013 10:55 AM EDT
In recent years, New York City has led the way in regulating smoking as a way to improve its citizens' health. Now, city council may take another big step.
By Kevin Gray | Jan 16, 2013 08:25 AM EST
U.S. state governments use little of the money from tobacco taxes or legal settlements with cigarette makers to fund programs that could help people kick the habit.
By Serajul Quadir | Jan 14, 2013 08:40 AM EST
Bangladesh unveiled a "Death Clock" in its capital to raise awareness about smoking-related deaths in a country which ranks among the world's highest in tobacco consumption.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 28, 2012 10:34 AM EST
A macabre image showing a red, bulging tumor growing from a cigarette is part of the British government's latest attempt to get people to stop smoking.
By Amber Moore | Dec 08, 2012 01:44 PM EST
According to a new report, states will be spending less than 2 percent of their annual tobacco tax and settlement to fight tobacco use.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 03, 2012 12:06 PM EST
Teens are significantly less likely to try to buy cigarettes if they are hidden from view, a new study suggests.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 28, 2012 09:50 AM EST
A federal judge has ordered tobacco companies to admit to having deliberately lied to the public about the health hazards of smoking.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 12, 2012 12:49 PM EST
Health officials from 176 countries on Monday agreed to a deal to combat the illegal tobacco trade at WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
By Nikki Tucker | Aug 24, 2012 06:45 PM EDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled against the federal government requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
By Adam Daley | Jan 10, 2012 05:20 PM EST
Researchers said Tuesday that results of a two decade study have found moderate use of marijuana is less harmful than exposure to tobacco smoke.