News tagged with tobacco smoke
Related topics: cigarette smoke , smoking , secondhand smoke , lung function , nicotine
(HealthDay) -- Although eight states boosted their sales taxes on cigarettes over the past two years, that's a decline in the number of such increases by states compared to 2009, a new report from the U.S. ...
Health Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Cigarette smoke not only can cause cancer, but it's also responsible for the spread of it, according to research by UC Merced biochemistry professor Henry Jay Forman.
Cancer Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A major research trial to test the effectiveness of offering smokers free nicotine patches and proactive telephone counselling through the English national quitline has shown this extra support makes no difference to success ...
Addiction Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The head of the World Health Organization urged China on Tuesday to bolster controls on tobacco in a country where half of adult males smoke.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In the latest salvo in the battle over U.S. government plans to put graphic anti-smoking images on cigarette packs, a federal appeals court has upheld the proposed changes.
Health Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have gained insight into how second-hand tobacco smoke damages the earliest stages of human embryonic development.
Medical research Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
(AP) -- Tobacco taxes and smoking bans haven't budged the U.S. smoking rate in years. Now the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with a graphic nationwide advertising campaign.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Younger adolescents exposed to movies that depict smoking are at greater risk of smoking than older adolescents, according to a study published March 14 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products, the U.S. Surgeon General's office said in a report ...
Health Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
An excessive intake of cured meats, such as salami, chorizo and bacon, can increase readmission to hospital for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study by Spanish researchers from the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A mother's exposure to tobacco smoke during the last three months of pregnancy may increase the risk that her child will develop the allergic skin condition eczema during infancy, a new study ...
Health Mar 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A federal judge on Wednesday blocked implementation of an FDA mandate that would have forced tobacco companies to place graphic anti-smoking images on packages of cigarettes.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Nicotine patches don't seem to be of much use in helping pregnant women quit smoking, a new study finds.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Steve Panetta smoked for 34 years, the last 10 at a three-pack-a-day clip. He watched his father die from lung cancer and his stepfather struggle with emphysema. He tried quitting six times before ...
Health Feb 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Extending the smoking ban outside bars could help curb "social smoking" because this goes hand in hand with drinking, suggests a small qualitative study published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0