Cigar Smoking Tobacco Health News

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11/9/2017
7/13/2017
Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study

Smoking-related sinus pain, swelling and inflammation are reversible, new research finds

7/6/2017
Smoking On the Rise in Movies Aimed at Young: Study

Rise prompts call for R rating on movies that show or imply tobacco use

6/22/2017
Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

6/15/2017
First Decline Seen in 'Vaping' Among U.S. Teens: CDC

Drop fueled a decrease in use of all tobacco products, report finds

6/6/2017
Just 10 Cigarettes During Pregnancy Can Harm Kids

Teens whose mothers smoked may have issues with thinking skills, study shows

1/31/2017
Smoking Costs World $1.4 Trillion a Year in Disease, Lost Productivity

Tobacco-related diseases caused 12 percent of deaths among smokers aged 30 to 69 in 2012, study finds

1/27/2017
1 in 4 U.S. Adults, 1 in 10 Teens Use Tobacco

About 40 percent of cigarette smokers also use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, report finds

12/31/2016
Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution

The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

12/16/2016
Teens May Not Heed Health Warnings on Cigars

Only half found labels about cancer risks believable, study finds

12/5/2016
Just 1 Cigarette a Day Can Be Deadly: Study

Light smokers still faced an increased risk of early death

11/22/2016
Tobacco Flavors Draw in Young Folks

Products that taste like cherry or candy seen as less harmful, review finds

11/22/2016
Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix

Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

10/25/2016
3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey

But devices deliver as much, if not more, nicotine than cigarettes, smoking experts say

10/4/2016
FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

9/22/2016
Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says

Fewer teens are smoking or showing interest in cigarettes and cigars, but e-cigs a concern

9/22/2016
Smoking Tied to Shorter Survival With ALS

Tobacco use may make patients with the degenerative disease deteriorate faster, Italian study suggests

7/14/2016
1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product

CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

7/13/2016
Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC

Buildings with multiple residences bring higher danger of secondhand fumes than do private homes

6/23/2016
Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says

Only 6 in 10 Americans covered by state or local laws banning smoking in public places

4/14/2016
No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be Why

Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

3/28/2016
CDC: Federal Anti-Smoking Campaign Still Paying Off

Ads have helped at least 400,000 Americans to give up tobacco since 2012, survey finds

11/3/2015
Anti-Smoking Programs May Sometimes Backfire

Study found smokers can get angry, defensive when public health programs stigmatize tobacco use

11/3/2015
Smoking Common in Foreign Films, Study Finds

International research team calls for governments to stop subsidizing films that show tobacco use

10/22/2015
Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth

Exposure increased risk of cavities, researchers report

10/15/2015
Fewer Teens Smoking Cigarettes, But Twice as Many Using Pot: CDC

Meanwhile, more American adults are trying to break the tobacco habit, second government study shows

10/1/2015
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

9/3/2015
More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds

Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

9/1/2015
Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later

Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

8/18/2015
E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study

Ninth-graders who tried them were three to four times more likely to then sample other tobacco products

6/29/2015
Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban

Continued interest surprises researchers

6/23/2015
Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey

Bright spot in U.S. government report is that fewer kids are smoking cigarettes

4/24/2015
Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

Risk of death and certain cancers increased, study finds

2/3/2015
58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC

Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

2/2/2015
Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds

Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

10/7/2014
Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

8/11/2014
U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

6/24/2014
CDC Readies Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads

Seven new stories show the ravages of smoking, urge smokers to quit

5/21/2014
COPD Patients Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure, Study Says

Blacks with lung condition were most vulnerable of all, researchers report

11/14/2013
More U.S. Teens Try E-Cigarettes, Hookahs: Report

Cigarette smoking hasn't declined among young people, researchers find

10/22/2013
Flavored Cigars Gaining in Popularity With U.S. Kids: CDC

Cheaper, less regulated than cigarettes, these products may hook youth into lifelong addiction

4/11/2013
Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report

American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

2/15/2013
Public Smoking Bans Cut Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds

Legislation in Belgium shown to reduce harmful effect of secondhand smoke

1/22/2013
Many Americans Back Nicotine Restrictions in Cigarettes: Survey

FDA has power to mandate lower levels of the toxin, researchers say

11/8/2012
Anti-Smoking Progress Stalls Among U.S. Adults: Report

Fewer people are heavy smokers, but cutting down isn't enough, expert says

8/2/2012
Smokers Drop Pricey Cigarettes for Cheaper Alternatives: CDC

Other tobacco products allow industry to work around tax hikes, labeling regs, study authors say

6/28/2012
40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs

About 16 percent of Americans aged 12 and older are hooked

6/21/2012
Anti-Smoking Ads Have Increased Quit Attempts: CDC

Ads featuring people living with harsh effects of smoking exceeded expectations

2/20/2012
Many Americans Support Lower Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

Smokers, nonsmokers alike want to keep children from starting

1/13/2012
At More U.S. Workplaces, Smokers Need Not Apply

Experts weigh in as another large health care provider decides to hire nonsmokers only