By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 15:04
Smoking may increase suicide risk, researchers say, and when policies to limit cigarette smoking have been enacted, suicide rates have declined.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 17:35
Though gays and bisexual men are at a higher risk of HIV, a new CDC survey finds that overall, they're just like everyone else health-wise.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:27
A new study finds that a combination of a drug and nicotine replacement therapy is especially effective for people attempting to quit smoking.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 07/07/2014 - 00:01
Cigarette use may be dropping but hookah use is on the rise, and fast. A new study finds that nearly one-fifth of high school seniors is smoking hookah.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:09
The White House made changes to rules proposed by the FDA for regulating tobacco products, deleting restrictions that might have prevented online sales of e-cigarettes.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 06/24/2014 - 11:50
A Dutch company has developed an e-joint, a flavored, disposable product containing no tobacco, nicotine, or THC, yet one that can be filled with a user's own cannabis oil.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 06/24/2014 - 06:00
The CDC is getting ready to launch a new round of its "Tips From Former Smokers" ads, which are aimed at showing smokers what it's like to live with smoking-related disease.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 06/22/2014 - 16:32
Teenagers who smoke menthols smoke more cigarettes than their regular tobacco-smoking peers, a new Canadian study finds.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 06/19/2014 - 18:10
Researchers have identified the link between the amount of time people smoke cigarettes after waking up to an increased risk for lung cancer.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:30
Without regulations, e-cigarette companies are are releasing new brands and an astounding amount of new flavors.
By Anthony Rivas | Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:20
The reason some smokers quit while others don't has something to do with how their brains' reward systems process the benefits of quitting, a new study finds.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 06/07/2014 - 17:56
As the use of e-cigarettes increases in the U.S., so do the calls to poison centers related to their exposure and adverse health effects.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 06/02/2014 - 13:46
Though it's debatable whether e-cigarettes are healthier alternatives, one e-cigarette maker has created a device that helps vapers track how much they're consuming.
By Samantha Olson | Sun, 06/01/2014 - 18:58
A newly-discovered genetic defect that affects 25 percent of all smokers increases cancer risk significantly.
By Ben Wolford | Wed, 05/28/2014 - 16:30
Washington, D.C., is America's healthiest big city, according to a new fitness ranking released Wednesday. Based on a scientific analysis, they also determined that Memphis is the least healthy.