Misc. Tobacco Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/28/2002
Delaware Readies Nation's Toughest Smoking Ban

It would outlaw smoking in all public places

5/3/2002
Why Cancer Patients Can't Quit Smoking

Getting through the surgery is their first priority

4/29/2002
Effects of Smoke-Free Workplaces Waft into Homes

Tough Calif. law inspires smokers to snuff them at residences

4/11/2002
Societal Cost of a Pack of Smokes: $7.18

CDC estimates price of health costs, lost productivity

2/20/2002
Anti-Smoking Campaigns Don't Reach Older Adults

New approaches needed to help hard-core smokers kick habit, study says

1/16/2002
Nutrition May Be a Drag

Smokers don't always eat right

1/8/2002
Genes Can Triple Smoking's Damage to Unborn Baby

Variations can cause premature delivery, low birth weight

1/8/2002
Holy Smokes!

Most religious people don't light up, survey shows

1/4/2002
Smoking Moms Raise Diabetes Risk for Kids

Habit may alter fetal metabolism for life

12/27/2001
City Pollution Stunts Lung Growth in Kids

Moving to suburbs spurs lung development, finds study

12/20/2001
More Teen-agers Find Tobacco Uncool

Survey shows decline in young smokers

12/14/2001
Smoking: Glass City Lit, Motor City Quit

Toledo lights up most; Detroit has most quitters, says CDC survey

12/14/2001
Film Puffs Attract Teen Buffs

Smoking scenes in movies encourage kids to light up, says study

12/11/2001
Logging On, Lighting Up

Internet sites lure smokers and kids with cheap cigarettes

11/30/2001
Cancer Claims George Harrison

Ex-Beatle had blamed longtime smoking habit

11/27/2001
'Light' Cigarettes, Heavy Damage

Gov't report says low-tar, low-nicotine smokes no safer than full-strength cigarettes

11/16/2001
'Tough Puff' Deters Teen Smokers

Threat of legal enforcement helps discourages the habit, new research suggests

11/15/2001
Go West, Young (Smoking) Man

Best plans for quitting smoking: Oregon

11/14/2001
Study Explains Ex-Smokers' Ever-Burning Desire

Sustained tolerance to nicotine key to high relapse rate

11/13/2001
Lend Me Your Ear

Smokers more likely to go deaf

11/7/2001
That's E for Healthy

Male smokers, take note

11/5/2001
The Maurice Chevalier Syndrome

Why did you first start smoking?

10/16/2001
EPA to Parents: Puff Outdoors

Smokers should take their habit outside, away from their kids, says new government campaign

10/12/2001
Cutting Back on Smoking Makes Baby Larger

But not by much, study says; experts urge moms to quit altogether

9/26/2001
Bumming a Cigarette

Tobacco smoke may act like an antidepressant in your brain, says a new study

9/24/2001
Spouses' Diets Go Up in Smoke

Bad eating habits travel in pairs, particularly if one partner smokes

9/21/2001
Anti-Smoking Survey Trashes Top Women's Magazines

Fewer than 1% of articles talk about the dangers, health watchdog group says

9/4/2001
Should Mothers on Prozac Breast-Feed?

Depression drugs, smoking prompt revised guidelines

8/24/2001
Nicotine Drops Join the Quit-Smoking Fight

British researchers devise an alternative to the 'patch'

8/23/2001
Membership Is a Drag

Canadian tobacco company promoting smokers' club

8/15/2001
Kids Still Bombarded With Cigarette Ads

Study: Pact that would ban them ineffective

8/13/2001
Smoking Doubles Risk of Stillbirth

But quitting during first trimester reverses risk, Danish study finds

8/6/2001
Mom's Smoking Stirs Up A Big Fuss

Tobacco use in pregnancy doubles colic risk

8/4/2001
Study Challenges Gum Disease Link to Heart Disease

Take smokers out of the mix and those with periodontitis are at no greater risk

8/3/2001
Who Says Quitters Never Win?

Those who quit smoking may win $2,500 in Kentucky

7/20/2001
Tobacco Firm's Study Has Critics Fuming

Report says nations reap economic benefit from smokers' early deaths; anti-smoking organizations are aghast

7/18/2001
Smoking-Drinking Danger Proven a No-Brainer

Combo builds up body toxins that can damage brain cells, study shows

7/10/2001
Smoking Hastens Some Pancreatic Cancer

Accelerates onset by 20 years in high-risk group, study shows

6/12/2001
Kids Can't Filter Cigarette Fantasy

Tobacco ads leave kids with positive view of smoking, says study

6/11/2001
Breast Cancer Likely to Spread in Smokers

Danger of lung cancer doubles, says study

6/4/2001
Twin Vices Unfiltered in Kids' Films

Smoking and drinking are common, and not discouraged, in animated movies

5/30/2001
No-Smoking Tip: Have a Sip

Liquid nicotine replacement therapy developed

5/25/2001
Kicking Butts in Arizona

Higher taxes, education campaign contribute to healthy drop in smoking rates

5/21/2001
Smoking's a Drag on Sex

Impotency strikes male smokers with high blood pressure

5/18/2001
Smoking Rooms Don't Work

Ventilation puts non-smoking workers at risk

5/17/2001
Zyban Helps Ill Hardcore Smokers Quit

A slight boost for those with lung disease

5/17/2001
5/15/2001
For Once, Tobacco's Not To Blame

Aggressive brain cancer not triggered by smoking, says study

5/3/2001
Kicking the Habit Tougher for Women

Different smoke-cessation therapies are needed, research shows