Smoking Cessation News

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9/22/2017
9/18/2017
9/18/2017
9/6/2017
Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier

Analysis found anti-smoking policies were linked to drops in childhood chest infections, asthma attacks

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

8/29/2017
Health Groups Demand 'R' Rating for Movies That Show Smoking

Coalition says such films lure children to take up deadly habit

8/17/2017
Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?

Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed

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

8/7/2017
Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

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

Goal is to combat smoking by making it less addictive

7/27/2017
More E-Cigarettes, Fewer Tobacco Smokers?

Popularity of 'vaping' tied to increase in smoking cessation, study finds

7/24/2017
One Stroke Raises Risk for Another, Even Years Later: Study

Ongoing care is essential to prevent recurrence, experts say

7/20/2017
Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

7/18/2017
Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan

Change habits that foster tobacco use

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

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

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

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

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

5/24/2017
Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD

Better technology may help patients survive complications of the respiratory disease, researchers say

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

4/5/2017
Smoking May Raise Risk of Complications After Joint Surgery

Study found chances of repeat surgery for infection was 80 percent higher than for nonsmokers

3/31/2017
U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise

New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis

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

2/27/2017
Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers

Simple technique is based on cancer DNA and seems accurate for use after chest CT scan, researchers say

2/24/2017
Live Healthy, Live Longer

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

2/22/2017
Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

2/9/2017
Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes

Nicotine levels down by almost 50 percent among residents of four properties in Philadelphia

2/7/2017
E-cigarettes vs.Traditional Cigarettes

Are e-cigarettes safer than traditional cigarettes when it comes to carcinogens and toxins?

1/24/2017
Health Tip: Stop Smoking!

Fill your time with healthier habits

1/23/2017
E-Cigarettes Not a Smoking Deterrent for Kids

Study finds 'vaping' might lead teens who would've never smoked to try nicotine

1/17/2017
James Bond Has Kicked Butts, But His Co-Stars Haven't

Smoking scenes still appear in nearly every '007' film, study finds

1/16/2017
Most Smokers With Mental Illness Want to Kick the Habit

But psychiatrists and caseworkers often don't recognize this need, survey finds

1/9/2017
More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes

Fewer people see these devices as safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, survey shows

1/9/2017
Health Tip: Protecting Your Health

Ways to remain healthy

1/3/2017
Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year

Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

12/25/2016
Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?

But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

12/19/2016
Nicotine in E-Cigs Can Trigger Lifelong Addiction in Kids: Docs

American Academy of Pediatricians' report says the earlier kids 'vape,' the more likely they're hooked

12/12/2016
Anti-Tobacco Efforts Lead to 53 Million Fewer Smokers Worldwide

Higher cigarette taxes seem to have the most impact, study estimates

12/8/2016
U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Crackdown on E-Cig Use in Teens

900 percent increase in use among youth in past 5 years; concerns about nicotine, harmful vapors continue

12/7/2016
What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know

Surveys show misunderstandings about safety of filters are also common

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

Light smokers still faced an increased risk of early death

11/30/2016
U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing

Agencies have 18 months to implement smoke-free policies

11/30/2016
It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking

Even quitting in your 60s can add years to your life, researchers find