- Even casual smokers can’t avoid the risks of tobacco smoke.
- New research looking at marijuana users finds that many use tobacco at the same time — a habit that might make quitting tobacco even harder.
- Cigarette smoke is packed with thousands of chemicals, but most people aren’t even aware of them.
- New study makes the case for including more minority groups in clinical research studies, especially those looking at risk factors for diabetes.
- How color psychology is helping people cut back on smoking.
- Pictures illustrating the dangers of inhaling tobacco smoke were more likely to inspire smokers to attempt quitting than the familiar text-only package warnings.
- Researchers found that tobacco smoke enhanced bacteria’s ability to build biofilms, or complex multi-bacterial systems, in the mouth.
- A new study suggests that if women quit smoking at certain times during their menstrual cycle, they may be less likely to relapse.
- The effects of mom smoking while pregnant can last throughout a child's life, a new study suggests.
- New study finds that cigarette smoking may increase kidney disease risk in African-Americans.
- Researchers have found another potential negative health effect of pregnant smoking in children: an increased risk of schizophrenia.
- Washington, D.C. tops the 2016 American Fitness Index (AFI) chart of "Most Fit" cities, followed closely by Minneapolis-St. Paul.
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.