Misc. Tobacco Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/1/2004
Smoking Spurs Snoring

Even passive smoke can make you a nocturnal noisemaker, study finds

9/19/2004
Quitting Smoking: Different Solutions for Different People

Researchers say a one-size-fits-all approach often doesn't work

8/24/2004
Early Heart Attacks Likelier in Smokers

Risk of nonfatal event before age 40 is fivefold, study finds

8/16/2004
Depression, Substance Abuse Linger After Pregnancy

Study: Problems continue for months after baby is born

8/16/2004
Patch Helps Teens Quit Smoking, Too

Researchers say kicking habit is no easier for them

8/8/2004
Race, Weight Play Role in Battle to Quit Smoking

Whites fare better on the patch, but blacks, obese do well with nasal spray

7/28/2004
Do You Live in a Blue State?

Study: Americans feel down about three days a month

7/19/2004
Steep Tax Would Curb Youth Smoking

Study: Spending money on programs would cut rate sharply

7/15/2004
Too Much Childhood TV Tied to Poor Adult Health

Tube addicts likelier to have severe problems in their 20s

7/6/2004
R-Rated Movies Tied to Teen Smoking

Kids who are allowed to watch such films more likely to start

7/1/2004
Secondhand Smoke Risk Underestimated

Study finds heart disease risk rises as much as 60%

6/29/2004
Girls Likelier to Smoke if Screen Idols Do

Study finds them at double the risk of starting

6/24/2004
Many Doctors Don't Ask Teens About Smoking

Researchers say a golden opportunity is being missed

6/22/2004
Smoking Subtracts 10 Years From Life

But 50-year study sees great benefits of quitting

6/22/2004
Genes in Smokers' Lungs May Predict Disease

Study finds their profiles are different from nonsmokers

6/17/2004
High School Smoking Rates Plummet

CDC says number fell 40% between 1997 and 2003

6/7/2004
Smoking May Boost Diabetes Risk

Nicotine could be the culprit, increasing insulin resistance

6/2/2004
Health Tip: Teen Smokers

Some facts you should know

6/1/2004
Tobacco a Gender Equalizer for Lung-Cancer Risk

And pipe smoking isn't a safe alternative to cigarettes, new studies show

6/1/2004
New Burden for Developing World: Chronic Disease

Health professionals also have to fight acute viral ailments

5/31/2004
Say So Long to Spit Tobacco

Dipping, chewing aren't safe alternatives to smoking, experts say

5/21/2004
Proposed Legislation Gives FDA Power to Regulate Tobacco

Government agency would oversee use of additives and advertising

4/15/2004
State Cuts in Anti-Smoking Efforts Raise Teens' Risk

Minnesota survey finds negative impact almost immediately

4/13/2004
Lung Cancer in U.S. Women Is 'Epidemic'

Paper says death rate rose 600% from 1930 to 1997

3/30/2004
Smoking Significantly Alters Genes in Mice

It may help explain estrogen's role in lung cancer

3/22/2004
Smoking Hastens Decline of Aging Brain

Study suggests benefits of quitting even in old age

3/15/2004
Not All Nicotine-Replacement Products Are Equal

Blacks, obese do better on nasal spray, while whites have more success with patch

3/10/2004
Bad Habits Faulted for One-Third of American Deaths

Tobacco, poor diet, lack of exercise top the list

2/17/2004
What Hurts the Heart Also Hurts the Kidney

Study finds same factors increase risk for both diseases

2/16/2004
If Parents Smoke

Minimize your kids' exposure

2/11/2004
Smoking Damages Reproductive Health

Report finds pervasive effects on men, women and babies

2/3/2004
Black Youths Likelier to Quit Smoking

Study cites parental disapproval, less exposure to peers who smoke

1/13/2004
Decades After Landmark Smoking Report, Some Issues Remain Clouded

Research finds misuse of tobacco funds 40 years later

1/9/2004
Pre-Empting Teen Smoking

Prevent it before they start

12/29/2003
Smokers: Consider Your Legs

Blocked arteries can lead to amputation

12/19/2003
Heart Patients Gain by Quitting Smoking

Study finds it's never too late to break habit

12/15/2003
Pollution Harder on Heart Than Lungs

Cardiovascular deaths higher, especially in smokers

12/11/2003
Passive Smoking Can Kill Nonsmokers

Lung cancer risk higher in those exposed to secondhand smoke

12/5/2003
My Teenage Child Smokes

How to help your child butt out

11/11/2003
Vitamin C May Ward Off Stroke

Study finds added benefit for smokers

11/10/2003
Smokers: Beware Bad Air

Pollution can triple heart attack risk, study finds

11/7/2003
COPD: The Unnoticed Epidemic

Jump in cases fueled by women getting lung disease

10/29/2003
Diabetic Smokers Are More Hardcore

They don't fare well despite strong desire to quit, study finds

10/27/2003
Smokers Raise Risk of MS

Study finds they're twice as likely to develop disease

10/10/2003
Genes May Help You Quit Smoking

Those with two in particular have an easier time

9/24/2003
How Deadly Is Pot?

Experts debate the health effects of marijuana

8/27/2003
Workplace Culprit in Some COPD Cases

Risk higher among smokers exposed to pollutants on the job, study finds

7/17/2003
Study Affirms Safety of The Pill

But news isn't so good for smokers who took the early versions of oral contraceptive

6/16/2003
Nicotine By-Product May Block Alzheimer's

Adding chemical to sugar leads to fewer protein clusters in lab

6/9/2003
Smoke Screen

Study: Tobacco use in movies spurs teens to smoke