Cigarette Smoking Tobacco Health News

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11/14/2017
11/9/2017
11/7/2017
Exercise and Mortality

Moderate to vigorous exercise lowers the risk of death in older women, study finds

11/6/2017
11/6/2017
Pot Use in Adolescence

Marijuana use among teens has not increased in a decade, study finds

10/31/2017
10/30/2017
10/23/2017
High-Nicotine E-Cigs May Be Gateway to Smoking for Teens

Many more 10th graders who tried the devices were hooked on 'regular' cigarettes later, study found

10/20/2017
Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group, study finds

10/11/2017
3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection

Obesity appears to be the biggest threat

10/11/2017
Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising

More people survive these brain attacks, but the health problems that cause stroke aren't going away

10/11/2017
'Heat-Not-Burn Cigarettes' Aiming for U.S. Market

Researchers caution that potential health concerns remain largely unknown

10/11/2017
More Hardcore Smokers Trying to Kick the Habit

Tobacco control policies help even heavy users with mental distress quit, researchers say

10/3/2017
Switch From Smoking to Vaping Could Save Over 6 Million U.S. Lives

Cancer researchers build a case for e-cigarettes

9/29/2017
Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared

More than 3.9 million Americans died from COPD over last 35 years, new data shows

9/21/2017
Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

9/18/2017
9/11/2017
Do E-Cigarettes Damage Blood Vessels?

Small study links the devices to higher blood pressure, heart rate and stiffer arteries

9/11/2017
E-cigarettes and Heart Health

E-cigarettes with nicotine may cause stiffening of the arteries, new study concludes

9/5/2017
Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death

But experts say there may be ways to reduce those odds

8/31/2017
E-Cigs May Help Smokers Quit, But …

… Only if vaping is done 2 of every 3 days a month, study finds

8/29/2017
Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors

But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate

8/22/2017
Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk?

Increased odds only seemed to affect men or male smokers, study suggests

8/14/2017
Smoking on the Rise Among Pregnant Women With Depression

More than 1 in 3 smoke, compared to 1 in 10 who aren't depressed, U.S. survey finds

8/8/2017
FDA Will Target E-Cigs in Health Campaign for Youth

Agency will warn of dangers of electronic nicotine delivery devices, not just tobacco products

7/28/2017
FDA Looks to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

Goal is to combat smoking by making it less addictive

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

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

7/11/2017
Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen?

Study found link between smoking and antisocial, criminal behavior in offspring

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

6/27/2017
E-Cigarettes Lead to 'Real' Smoking by Teens: Review

But one public health expert questions whether the reported association is valid

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

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

6/19/2017
Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That

Study found two-thirds of U.S. teens endorse such a move by states

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

5/22/2017
Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?

New report suggests they're tied to rising rates of an aggressive lung cancer

5/15/2017
E-Cigarettes Linked to Bladder Cancer Risk

'Vaping' could lead to cancerous changes in cells that form the bladder lining, research indicates

5/10/2017
What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later

High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

5/5/2017
Just a 'Social Smoker'? Toll on Your Health Still High

Study found lighting up occasionally as damaging to blood vessel health as regular smoking

4/27/2017
Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk?

Study shows a generations-long link, but research can't prove cause-and-effect

4/19/2017
For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot

Survey found smoking-plus-drinking was favored, and findings could point to better ways to quit both

4/13/2017
Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

'Thirdhand' exposure from residue in their homes could prove health threat, study says

4/10/2017
More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study

Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

3/31/2017
Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Even many smokers think these warnings should cover up to 75 percent of the label, researchers find

3/30/2017
Most Remaining U.S. Smokers Are Poor, Less Educated

Behavioral health doctor says new interventions are needed to get these people to kick the habit

3/29/2017
Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy

Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

3/27/2017
Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse

People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction

3/22/2017
Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty

Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas

3/16/2017
Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

3/6/2017
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

Passive exposure tied to more egg and peanut sensitivity in study

2/23/2017
Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?

See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests