Smoking Cessation News

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5/26/2005
Secondhand Smoke Threatens IVF Success

Airborne toxins can cut pregnancy rate in half, study found

5/23/2005
Secondhand Smoke Increases Heart Risks

Accumulated data supports smoke-free environments, experts say

5/21/2005
U.S. Surgeon General Offers Toddler Health Tips

Monitoring, teaching and praising kids can keep them safe and feeling loved

5/20/2005
Helping Stressed Moms-To-Be Stay Healthy

Tackling tough problems together works best, researchers say

5/19/2005
Homeless People's Heart Problems Going Untreated

Study finds many suffer from hypertension, diabetes

5/19/2005
Obesity Ups Risk for Colon, Throat Cancers

Staying trim can help reduce the odds, researchers say

5/15/2005
Nicotine Vaccine Shows Promise

Swiss company reports some smokers developed antibodies, smoked less

5/5/2005
Ex-Smokers' Weight Gain Can Impact Lung Function

First study of its kind finds extra pounds are harder on men

5/3/2005
Infant Death Rates Puzzle Researchers

SIDS rates have fallen, but overall infant death rates unchanged, researchers find

5/3/2005
Simple Questions Spot Kids at Secondhand Smoke Risk

Mom's smoking is most important, study finds

5/2/2005
Vitamin C May Help Protect Babies of Smoking Moms

It counteracts nicotine's effect on newborn lungs

4/18/2005
Sunshine, Vitamin D Improve Lung Cancer Survival

But don't put off surgeries till sunnier months, experts caution

4/15/2005
Have a Drink -- and a Smoke, Too

Alcohol may boost smokers' need for nicotine, study finds

4/13/2005
Health Tip: Colon Polyps

Smoking increases risk of precancerous growths

4/12/2005
Tracking Kidney Patients' Cardiac Risks

Factors such as hypertension, smoking most effectively predict survival

4/7/2005
Smoking Lowers In-Vitro Fertilization Success Rate

So does being overweight, researchers report

4/6/2005
Smell, Taste of Tobacco May Ease Smoking Withdrawal

Quitters who smoked nicotine-free cigarettes felt better, study found

4/6/2005
Jennings' Case Highlights Risk to Ex-Smokers

While quitting tobacco is a must, there's no guarantee you'll escape lung cancer

4/4/2005
U.S. Parents Exposing Children to Cigarette Smoke

Forty percent allow smoking around kids in the family home

3/31/2005
Healthy Change, Early Screening Can Cut Cancer Rates

Cancer Society report finds some successes, many challenges

3/25/2005
CT Scans for Lung Cancer Questioned

They didn't improve survival rates, study found

3/11/2005
Smokers At Higher Suicide Risk

But researchers saw no such association among former smokers

3/10/2005
Genes Linked to Smoking, Aggressive Behavior

Specific DNA changes may alter behaviors, studies suggest

3/8/2005
Smoking During Pregnancy May Up Child Leukemia Risk

But experts caution findings are far from conclusive

3/8/2005
Tobacco Giant Downplayed Smoking Link to SIDS

Philip Morris paid for, adjusted published research results, researcher says

3/7/2005
Lung Cancer 'Gender Gap' Closing

Men's rate falling while women hold steady, report finds

3/3/2005
School Anti-Smoking Programs Don't Work

By age 18, kids exposed to programs were as likely to smoke as those who weren't

3/1/2005
More Genetic Clues to Lung Cancer's Cause

One mutation occurs more often in nonsmokers with the disease

2/27/2005
Secondhand Smoke No Health Bargain

Evidence mounts that bystanders face big risks

2/25/2005
Quitting Smoking After Heart Attack Cuts Death Risk

Survival benefit begins within one month of attack, study finds

2/22/2005
Health Tip: Deadly Secondhand Smoke

Children are not immune

2/15/2005
Quit-Smoking Program Boosts Lifespan

Gum plus behavior change cut smokers' 15-year death rate in half

2/13/2005
Quitting Smoking Improves Quality of Life

Studies show benefits of stopping, but are smokers getting the message?

2/8/2005
Nicotine Won't Slow Alzheimer's

Mouse study counters previous research suggesting it might help

1/31/2005
Panel: Screen Older Male Smokers for Abdominal Aneurysm

A one-time ultrasound for men aged 65 to 75 could save lives

1/28/2005
Anti-Tobacco Programs Cut Teen Smoking Rates

But states aren't spending the recommended levels on such campaigns, study says

1/28/2005
Parents' Smoking Can Kill Children Years Later

Secondhand smoke in home linked to adult lung cancer

1/24/2005
Seeds of Dementia Sown in Midlife

Identifying, treating cardiovascular risk factors early might make difference, study says

1/24/2005
Self-Extinguishing Cigarettes Lower Fire Danger

If other states followed New York's lead, number of deaths would drop, study says

1/20/2005
Health Tip: Why You Shouldn't Start Smoking

Nicotine's addictive properties mean you may never stop

1/17/2005
Another Clue Explains Smoking Link to Oral Cancers

Those with habit have much higher levels of inflammatory protein

1/6/2005
U.S. Gets Failing Grades on Tobacco Control

Lung association faults both White House, Congress

12/22/2004
Government Studies Rare Pneumonia Outbreak Among Iraq Troops

Unusual cluster targets smokers, especially new ones

12/22/2004
Health Tip: Exploding Some Myths About Smoking

'Low tar and nicotine' cigarettes may actually increase cravings

12/17/2004
Smoking Slows Healing

Study outlines how habit affects skin repair in wounds

12/9/2004
Many Smokers Unaware of Cigarettes' Risk

They're also unaware of how nicotine patches work, survey finds

11/29/2004
Cigarette Ads in Convenience Stores May Boost Teen Smoking

Study finds kids who frequent the shops are more likely to pick up the habit

11/29/2004
Experts Assess Lung Cancer Risk Among Smokers

New data based on age, time spent smoking

11/24/2004
Smoking Continues to Kill Millions Worldwide

A second study spots a gene mutation linked to nicotine addiction

11/18/2004
Older Americans Can Expect Longer, Healthier Lives

Big gains in longevity for those over 65, report finds