How Tobacco Harms Young Children
A new international report highlights the damage that exposure to tobacco does to developing children and calls for increased tobacco control measures.
Cracking Down on Misleading E-Liquids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking action on electronic cigarette liquids that resemble kid-friendly food items.
FDA Issues New E-Cig Rules
New e-cigarette regulations include rules to prevent minors from vaping.
Smoking Bans Worked Inside and Outside the Home
A smoker can’t totally kick the habit by only smoking occasionally. Researchers have found that public — and private — smoking policies may work in much the same way.
Quit Smoking, Your Kid Can’t Breathe
Kids hospitalized for respiratory problems often live in homes where adults smoke. Can healthcare professionals make a difference by talking to parents about secondhand smoke?
Smoking in Cars with Kids
It is known that secondhand smoke can be harmful to those exposed, especially in confined spaces like cars.
Prenatal Smoking is Deadly
We've known for decades that smoking during pregnancy is potentially damaging for the baby, and has been linked to various birth defects, premature birth, underdeveloped lungs, low birthweight and many other problems.
Parental Excuse Needed for Smoking Sickness
So much research over the past 50 years has been focused on the dangers of smoking to the smoker. Their children are stakeholders in this addiction and are paying a price too.