Health News

Smoke-Free Homes Discouraged Smoking Overall
Smoking rates have dropped over the years partly due to no-smoking laws inside certain buildings. Smoking rates may drop further if people outlawed smoking in their homes too.
Smoking Might Be Worse Than Thought
Smoking is unhealthy — no doubt about it. And new research is suggesting that the habit might be even worse than previously thought.
Social Sites Support Quitting Smokers
Quitting smoking is a challenge for most people. But getting involved with a smoking cessation group online may help support folks as they try to kick the habit.
Soothing Cigarette Habit Hard to Break
Many smokers will say that their habit soothes them, even if they are trying to quit. Depression is one problem from which some smokers are seeking relief.
Electronic Cigarettes or the Patch?
Electronic cigarettes have become very popular lately. But will they help you quit smoking?
Thousands of Americans Kicking the Habit
Quitting smoking can be one of the best decisions a person can make, but convincing someone to kick the habit can be hard. A national campaign has figured out some new ways to approach the problem.
Fewer Heart Attacks After Kicking the Habit
Smoking is hard on a person’s heart. Fortunately, quitting smoking can help people live longer, heart-healthier lives.
Smoking Losing Popularity Among Teens
Smokers tend to pick up the habit earlier rather than later in life. Fortunately, getting ahold of cigarettes has become tougher and fewer teens are lighting up these days.
Stop Smoking in Teens Before It Starts
Smoking is linked to many more health problems than bad breath and lung cancer. The key to preventing the health issues is to prevent children and teens from starting to smoke in the first place.
Quitting Smoking for Your Baby — Before Birth
Quitting smoking at any time is tough. The extra effort to quit smoking while pregnant, however, can significantly benefit your baby.