By Ben Wolford | Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:00
E-cigarettes activate a gene that makes people more vulnerable to addiction, scientists say, proof that the popular devices are a gateway drug.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 23:33
A physiologist claims that nicotine may be linked to damaged arteries.
By Sabrina Bachai | Sun, 12/15/2013 - 15:23
Smoking e-cigarettes could have negative effects for those exposed to second-hand smoke, however, the risks are only regarding nicotine exposure.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 14:22
The negative effects of nicotine replacement therapy, which include nicotine patches, gum, and lozenges, may be just as bad as smoking.
By Peter Sergo | Sun, 11/10/2013 - 15:50
On the 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General's warning about the health risks of smoking, experts say misconceptions keep smoking one of the biggest killers in the country.
By Elijah Wolfson | Thu, 10/24/2013 - 13:28
Nicotine-free tobacco smoke elicited more addictive behavior in rats than pure nicotine or smoke from manufactured tobacco that contains nicotine.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 07/23/2013 - 19:00
An FDA news release invites public opinion on menthol cigarettes and says ‘yes’ the minty smokes pose greater health risks than filter cigarettes.
By John Ericson | Mon, 06/24/2013 - 21:00
A year-long study conducted by the University of Catania revealed that e-cigarettes may be just as effective as nicotine patches and chewing gum in helping smokers quit nicotine.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 06/21/2013 - 11:29
A recent study claims one million former smokers across the United States picked the habit back up after the September 11th terrorist attacks.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 20:22
The subject of e-cigarettes' safety has sparked debate among health experts in the UK, a week after France announced plans to restrict their use.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 08:40
People who eat peppers on a regular basis - 2 to 4 per week -- have a lower risk of developing the neurological disease.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 13:07
When people try to quit smoking marijuana, they can experience withdrawal symptoms that can disrupt their daily lives, according to a new study.