Cigar Smoking Tobacco Health News

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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

11/8/2011
Public Smoking Bans May Spill Over to Households

Total tobacco bans in workplaces, restaurants linked to more smoke-free homes

10/12/2011
Rising Global Smoking Rates Could Add Millions of TB Deaths

Even a small drop in smoking rates could prevent many from dying from the infectious lung disease, researchers say

10/6/2011
National Study Will Track Tobacco Use in U.S.

Findings will guide FDA in creating programs, policies to eliminate smoking

7/25/2011
Smoking After Heart Attack Raises Risk of Dying

Study found those who quit for good were more likely to be alive a year later

1/5/2011
FDA Launches Review of Tobacco Products

New, changed items can be no more harmful than products already on market

12/13/2010
Neighboring Apartments May Expose Kids to Cigarette Smoke

Findings support smoking bans in multi-unit housing, researchers say

12/7/2010
Teens in Smoking Homes May Get More Ear Infections

Doctors should educate parents on the dangers of secondhand smoke, researchers say

10/21/2010
Coming Soon: Smoke-Free Apartment Buildings?

Neighbors' secondhand smoke threatens nonsmoking residents, researchers say

8/5/2010
Using Multiple Tobacco Products Ups Hazards: CDC

Smoking cigarettes-plus greatly raises risk of cancer, heart disease, experts warn

7/19/2010
Cigarette Smoke May Up Cancer Risk By Interfering With Genes

'Entire networks of gene interaction' affected by such exposure, researchers find

7/2/2010
Minnesota Smoking Bans Didn't Lead to Job Loss

Twin City study finds policies didn't affect bars, may have even spurred employment in local restaurants

6/17/2010
New Tobacco Regulations to Take Effect

A year after Tobacco Control Act signed, American Cancer Society lauds latest restrictions

3/9/2010
Genetic Variant Raises Lung Cancer Risk

It doesn't matter whether you smoke a little or a lot, study finds

2/15/2010
Cigars, Pipes No 'Healthy' Alternative to Cigarettes

Users still inhale fumes, and lungs suffer, study finds

9/22/2009
Flavored Cigarette Ban Takes Effect

New federal law may help deter young smokers, health advocates say

9/22/2009
Smoking Bans Bring a Drop in Heart Attacks

In one Montana city, incidents fell but rose again when restrictions were lifted

6/22/2009
Obama Signs Tough New Anti-Smoking Law

FDA gets the authority to regulate tobacco manufacturing and marketing

6/12/2009
Tobacco Control Bill Heads to White House as Health Groups Cheer

Legislation to let FDA regulate tobacco manufacturing and marketing called long overdue

6/12/2009
State Tobacco Control a Mixed Bag

Though there has been progress, the challenges continue, experts say

4/3/2009
Poor Kids Exposed to More Secondhand Smoke

Wealthier households are less apt to include adult smokers, study finds

3/12/2009
Smoking Isn't Falling as Fast as Officials Hoped: Report

CDC says more emphasis needed on tobacco-control programs

6/10/2008
Decline in Cigarette Sales Offset by Use of Alternative Products

Low taxes on substitute tobacco items keep addiction affordable, study says

4/2/2008
Gene Variants Linked to Lung Cancer Identified

Whether they affect smoking behavior and cancer incidence not clear yet, expert says

10/2/2007
7/10/2007
Cigarette Smoking May Lower Parkinson's Risk

Tobacco products conferred some protection, although not for those over 75, study says

4/18/2007
Ireland's Smoking Ban Cut Pub Toxins Dramatically

Study found pollutants reduced 83%, secondhand smoke exposure by 99 percent

11/19/2003
State Efforts Help Americans Kick Smoking Habit

But too many cash-strapped states are limiting needed funding

8/14/2002
Every Puff of Tobacco is Dangerous

Even those who don't inhale suffer from health problems, study says

5/3/2001
Pregnant Smokers Taking a Big Risk

They're creating a smoke-filled womb