Health News

Smoking on the Decline in America
There is good news on the smoking front: adults in America have been saying no to smoking more and more over the years.
Smoking Signals Big Surgery Risks
Surgery tends to make the body weaker and more vulnerable. So before being wheeled into the operating room, it's advisable to be in the best possible health.
Kick the Habit Before Brain Surgery
Any time is a great time to quit smoking. But quitting before having brain or spine surgery might be essential to a successful surgery and a healthy recovery.
Combining Healthy Strategies
We know we are supposed to make healthy lifestyle choices. But how much of an effect do choices like diet, exercise and non-smoking really have on our lifespan?
Quit Smoking Rx Helped Heavy Drinkers
A prescription used to help people quit smoking may also help people with alcohol dependence. The medication had side effects, but the benefits may outweigh the negatives.
World No Tobacco Day
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day. The World Health Organization believes that everyone has the right to the highest standard of health, which can improve by reducing smoking rates.
Smoking Aids Do Help Quitting
Not everyone is able to quit smoking cold turkey, and that’s okay. There are several available types of quit smoking aids that have been proven to work over the years.
Kick-Off of National Quit Campaign
Quitting smoking is no easy task. New efforts from the CDC and major physicians groups have been striving to help empower smokers to quit once and for all.
There's No Smoking in Here
Being exposed to secondhand smoke is a known health hazard. Many people lay down no-smoking rules in their homes and cars, but too many people still have not adopted this personal policy.
Next Gen Troubles from Smoking Moms
Smoking is a known health hazard for pregnancies. But being exposed to smoke in utero may follow a baby girl into her own pregnancy when she grows up.