Health News

Not All Health Care Providers Told Patients to Quit Smoking
A professional's advice — even if it's about something widely known — can carry a lot of weight. But some professionals may be missing chances to advise patients to quit smoking.
Major Review Shows E-Cigs Likely Less Harmful Than Cigarettes
Electronic cigarettes are a newer nicotine product, and the medical community is working to understand their effect on users’ health.
ADHD Risk from Smoking in Pregnancy
It's pretty common knowledge that smoking isn't good for you, and smoking during pregnancy isn't good for either of you.
Two Methods Better Than One to Quit Smoking
Quitting smoking can be one of the toughest battles a person can face, but a variety of treatments can help. Sometimes combining treatments may work too.
Hooked on Hookah
Public health awareness campaigns often focus on reducing cigarette smoking, but other smoking risks exist as well. In addition to cigars, hookahs present health risks too.
E-Cigarette Ads in Many Places
In 1998, significant restrictions were placed on advertising of cigarettes and other tobacco products in the United States. However, e-cigarette ads seem to be appearing in strength across many media channels, including TV, radio, the internet and in print.
E-Cigarettes Commonly Marketed on Twitter
Advertising for cigarettes and other tobacco products has been banned in mass media. Yet e-cigarettes are often advertised on traditional media platforms like print, television and radio.
Serious Stress May Lead People to Turn to Tobacco
Tobacco use remains one of the most preventable causes of illness and death in the United States each year. It seems that some adults may be driven to using tobacco by serious stress.
The Next Generation of Tobacco Users
Tobacco use among young adults is on the rise, with many of them using more than one type of tobacco product daily.
Teens Who Smoked Menthol Cigarettes Smoked More
The harmful health effects of smoking haven’t stopped some people from smoking. Teens are smoking, too, and some factors may increase smoking in teens.