Health News

Preventing Dementia
Various lifestyle changes and health interventions might theoretically prevent up to a third of dementia cases, according to a new report.
A Missed Opportunity After a Heart Attack
Many heart attack survivors may be missing out on an opportunity to quit smoking after they leave the hospital, a new study found.
Teens Turn Away from Tobacco
Between 2015 and 2016, the number of middle and high school students who said they used tobacco products dropped, according to a new report.
No Such Thing as a Safe Cigarette
Despite their marketing as a "healthier" option, so-called "light" filtered cigarettes may actually be causing more cases of a certain type of lung cancer, a new study found.
Around the World, Daily Smoking Habits Linger
Although the prevalence of daily smoking has declined in recent years, nearly 1 billion people still light up every day, according to a new study.
What Might Come After Vaping
Even if they've never smoked a cigarette, teens who vape may be more likely to start smoking cigarettes later on, according to a new study.
Dripping: A Possible New E-Cig Trend
Electronic cigarette use appears to be on the rise among teens. Now, some teens are finding new ways to use these nicotine-delivering devices, according to a new study.
From E-Cigs to Tobacco Use
Youth smoking has declined over the last decade, but electronic cigarettes may be attracting young people who weren't likely to use tobacco products at all, a new study found.
Warning for Stop-Smoking Drugs Gets Revised
The risk for mental health side effects tied to stop-smoking medications may be lower than once thought, according to a recent review of a large clinical trial.
Safe Smoking? No Such Thing
Even smoking an average of one cigarette or less per day may increase your risk of dying earlier, a new study found.