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Up in Smoke: Anti-Tobacco Campaign Blocked
The images on cigarette packs were to have been so disgusting that consumers would think twice about smoking. Now they may never be seen, because the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) anti-smoking campaign may have gone up in smoke.
Pot’s Addictive – Just Add Tobacco
Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in the United States, and while most do not become dependent, a new study suggests adding tobacco to cannabis smoking makes it easier.
Secondhand Smoke Causes Transplant Rejection
In a recent study presented by the American Journal of Transplantation , researchers found that mice that were exposed to secondhand smoke ( SHS ) four weeks before receiving a graft transplant rejected the treatment.
Nicotine Patch While Pregnant Unwise
It may not be enough to toss the cigarettes when pregnant. A new study reveals a baby's exposure to nicotine even through replacement therapies like the patch may mean trouble later.
Why Quit Now?
Not surprisingly, most people who enjoy tobacco find that their priorities have shifted on the day they've been diagnosed with cancer. Even more quit smoking at some point in the months afterwards. Most people; but not everyone.
Tobacco Smoke has the Power to Change
While tobacco smoke has been proven to cause cancer, exactly how this occurs is not well understood. Now it looks like two products in tobacco smoke may also make a certain type of lung cancer harder to treat.
It's Game Time - but not for Smokers
If your child’s an athlete there is a better chance he says “no” to cigarettes, a new study finds.
College Students: Take 'Quit Smoking 101'
For young adults who smoke, relief is just around the corner. A new study shows young adults who quit smoking had improved respiratory function in as little as two weeks.
When Will Moms-To-Be Quit Smoking?
Moms-to-be who are both overweight and smokers are more than twice as likely to have a baby with a congenital heart defect than women who are either overweight or a smoker but not both.
You've Come a Long Way Baby - Now Stop
It's common knowledge that smoking cigarettes can cause lung cancer. But it turns out that smokers may have to worry about more than just their lungs, especially women.