Smoking rates in Australia have fallen 15 per cent over a three-year period that included the introduction of standardised packaging laws for tobacco products.
(HealthDay)—Governments should ban or limit the use of electronic cigarettes until more is known about their health effects, say experts from the world's leading lung organizations.
People with mental health issues who smoke cost the UK economy nearly £2.5 billion a year, reveals research published online in Tobacco Control.
While cigarette use is declining precipitously among youth, evidence indicates that American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco ...
(HealthDay)— Teething infants can come to serious harm or even death from certain "gum-numbing" medications, according to a new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Genetically modified (GM) foods require strict assessment before they can be considered safe for human consumption.
Extreme, persistent pain can lead a person to make dramatic decisions, including getting rid of the painful body part. That's what Vincent Nasser, 28, of Squirrel Hill decided to do last summer.
(HealthDay)—A diet rich in dairy products may slightly extend the lives of people diagnosed with colon cancer, a new study suggests.
Supermarkets in the UK could be hindering efforts to reduce harmful drinking by not fully passing tax increases onto the price of the cheapest beers and spirits, according to health and business researchers.
The public will have more time to weigh in on a federal proposal to regulate electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products.
(HealthDay)—Some bee pollen products marketed for weight loss may actually threaten your health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.
Cancer care has a new side effect. Along with the distress that comes with a cancer diagnosis and the discomforts of treatment, more patients now have to deal with "financial toxicity," the expense, anxiety and loss of confidence ...
A new study in the American Journal of Health Behavior finds that women are more likely than men to use tobacco products after experiencing severe psychological distress.
To understand why we fart, you need to know something about the volume of gases produced in the bowels first.
Adolescents tend to be more powerful in influencing their friends to start smoking than in helping them to quit, according to sociologists.