Smoking

Smoking Tobacco-related diseases are some of the biggest killers in the world today and are cited as one of the biggest causes of premature death in industrialized countries. In the United States about 500,000 deaths per year are attributed to smoking-related diseases and a recent study estimated that as much as 1/3 of China's male population will have significantly shortened life-spans due to smoking.

Big Tobacco Looks To Confuse Smokers With E-Cig Warnings

By | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:34

Big Tobacco has started issuing warning labels for their electronic cigarette products, which has critics wondering what their motives could be.

In New York, People Just Won't Stop Smoking

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:13

NYC residents have taken to smoking increasingly over the past three years, reversing years of progress and bringing rates back to what they were in 2007.

Eating Lots Of Salt Doubles Smokers' Risk Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By | Sat, 09/13/2014 - 16:58

A new study finds too many salty snacks makes an already bad habit worse.

Male Smokers Put Their Unconceived Babies At Risk For Asthma

By | Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:04

Smokers who haven't even thought about having kids yet may already be putting their unborn children at risk for asthma.

More US Households Are Smoke-Free, But That May Not Even Matter

By | Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:18

The national prevalence of smoke-free households in the U.S. has doubled over the past 20 years, including homes with at least one adult smoker.

Will Young People Rebel Against Celebrities Smoking Or Join In? [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:09

The "Unpaid Tobacco Spokesperson" campaign uses celebrities smoking in real life to dissuade kids from picking up the habit.

Thank You For Smoking... Less? Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Actually Help

By | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 16:12

New research debunks the idea that low-nicotine cigarettes are worse for smokers.

Poorly Educated Smokers Are Smoking Their Way To A Stroke

By | Sun, 08/17/2014 - 18:27

Smokers with low education levels put themselves at a dangerous risk of stroke, especially since they usually have high blood pressure too.

Prison Smoking Bans Keep Inmates Alive

By | Tue, 08/05/2014 - 18:30

Smoking bans in U.S. prisons significantly reduce the number of inmates who die as the result of a smoking-related cause.

5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Quit Smoking

By | Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:57

These five research-backed actions will help you to kick your smoking habit to the curb.

Suicide Risk Among Smokers Drops 10% With Each Dollar Increase In Cigarette Cost

By | 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.

Gays And Lesbians Aren't Unhealthier Than Straights

By | 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.

A Combination Of Varenicline And Nicotine Patches Will Help You Quit Smoking

By | 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.

Pass The Hookah: 1 In 5 High School Seniors Smoke Water Pipes

By | 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.

The Future Of E-Cigarettes, A $2B Industry, Hangs In The Balance

By | 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.

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