By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 02/22/2014 - 18:26
Research about the detriments of smoking hookah has been growing, and a new study points to the possibility of heart disease and cancer from long-term use.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 02/18/2014 - 22:00
WHO's anti-smoking guidelines could reduce China's number of smokers by more than 40 percent by 2050 and save millions, according to a new study.
By Anthony Rivas | Sun, 02/16/2014 - 22:52
Australia's law making all cigarette packs plain olive-colored has been called radical by some, but it may be working, according to a new study.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 02/13/2014 - 17:15
Deaths caused by cigarette-related fires have decreased by 28 percent in Massachusetts since the state passed its "fire-safe" cigarette law in 2008.
By John Ericson | Tue, 02/11/2014 - 19:05
Besides lowering your risk of cancer and emphysema, quitting smoking can also boost your mental health, a new study finds.
By John Ericson | Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:30
Quit smoking and cut your risk of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, says a new study on diseases caused by cigarettes.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:04
In China, government officials have put anti-smoking regulations into place, including a ban on cigarettes in elementary schools.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 01/27/2014 - 13:07
British policymakers are expected to issue a ban on electronic cigarettes for people under the age of 18 because of the toxic chemicals the devices produce, which may be harmful for youth.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 01/27/2014 - 10:59
Ex-Marlboro Man Eric Lawson has passed away at the age of 72 due to smoking-related causes.
By John Ericson | Mon, 01/20/2014 - 00:00
Exposure to secondhand smoke in the car or at home doubles a child's risk of returning to the hospital within a year of being admitted for asthma, a new study finds.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 01/17/2014 - 12:50
The Surgeon General has urged smokers to put down their cigarettes before 5.6 million children die prematurely due to smoking-related conditions.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 01/11/2014 - 18:10
The U.S. smoking rate has fallen by half during the past half-century with some 8 million lives saved. But the public health threat remains imminent as 45 million Americans continue to smoke.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:03
China's National Health and Family Planning Commission announced its plan to implement new anti-smoking practices sometime this year.