E-cigarettes, promoted as a way to quit regular cigarettes, may actually be a new route to conventional smoking and nicotine addiction for teenagers, according to a new UC San Francisco study.
A study of bus stops in the Wellington Region has identified high levels of smoking around other people and high levels of butt littering.
It was banned in restaurants and al fresco eating became all the rage. It was banned in offices, and business started getting done in huddles on the sidewalk.
Los Angeles lawmakers voted Tuesday to ban e-cigarette use in public places where tobacco smoking is prohibited, including work places, restaurants and bars.
(Medical Xpress)—The young, it turns out, smoke more than any other age group in America. Unfortunately, the period of life ranging from late adolescence to early adulthood is also a time when the brain ...
Children exposed to cigarette smoke at home have lower levels of an enzyme that helps them respond to asthma treatment, a study has found.
(Medical Xpress)—Breathing the air outside their homes may be just as toxic to pregnant women—if not more so—as breathing in cigarette smoke, increasing a mom-to-be's risk of developing deadly complications such as ...
Health professionals who treat people with psychiatric problems often overlook their patients' smoking habits, assuming it's best to tackle depression, anxiety or substance abuse problems first. However, ...
U.S. health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
Some key events and adult smoking rates in the fight over tobacco during the last 50 years in the U.S.:
CVS Caremark, America's second-largest drugstore chain, is quitting selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 U.S. drugstores as it focuses more on providing health care.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is using ads that depict yellow teeth and wrinkled skin to show at-risk American youth the costs associated with cigarette smoking.
Is it possible to predict which soldier will start smoking and which one will maybe quit? Yes, says Christopher B. Harte of the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and Boston University School of Medicine ...
(HealthDay)—Less than 20 percent of Americans still smoke cigarettes—a breakthrough called a "milestone" Thursday by federal health officials.
Fifty years ago, almost half of Americans smoked cigarettes—at work, in restaurants, schools and even in hospitals. Then came a landmark warning that changed everything.