Health News

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.
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.
E-Cigs May Be Just the Beginning
Vaping may be just the beginning of some teens' nicotine use, according to a new study.
FDA Issues New E-Cig Rules
New e-cigarette regulations include rules to prevent minors from vaping.
The Harms of Teen Vaping
Teens who wouldn't have started smoking in the first place may now be using electronic cigarettes, a new study found.
Smoking and Kidney Function in African-Americans
Cigarette smoking may increase kidney disease risk among African-Americans, according to a new study.
Smoking Cessation
To hear it from former smokers, kicking the habit is among the hardest things to do. But it’s not impossible — millions of people do it every year. Here are the facts on smoking cessation.