A provocative, though small, study suggests that the very act of quitting smoking may be a symptom of not-yet-diagnosed lung cancer.
I sympathize with people who get nervous when they fly; I imagine using an e-cigarette might help calm them down. Whether I want to be sitting next to the person "smoking" one is a different question.
Everyone knows that smoking is a terrible thing to do for your health and the health of those around you who are exposed to tobacco fumes. But the Surgeon General released a new report Thursday detailing how tobacco causes cancer, heart attacks and so many other ailments and why it is so addictive.
Federal health officials on Wednesday announced plans to require cigarette packs and ads to carry bigger, much more prominent and graphic health warnings, including images of dead bodies, cancer patients and diseased lungs. The Health and Human Services Department, which announced the new initiative, called the new warnings "the most significant change in more than 25 years" in cigarette packages and advertising.
Is working in a noisy environment bad for your health? A new study suggests that it is. Wen Qi Gan of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and colleagues analyzed data collected from 6,307 adults ages 20 and older who participated in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination...
The nation's battle against smoking appears to have stalled, according to new federal statistics released in two reports Tuesday.