Adult smokers with limited education face a greater risk of stroke than those with a higher education, according to new research in the journal Stroke.
A national poll on children’s health by University of Michigan’s CS Mott Children’s Hospital found that (both nationally and locally) adults’ top concerns are child obesity, smoking and tobacco use, drugs, and school bullying.
Immigration to the US may result in increased smoking in Latino and Asian women, according to new research from Rice University, Duke University, and the University of Southern California.
Smoking-related deaths were cut by up to 11% in prisons with long-term bans in place.
Nine years after diagnosis, 9.3% of US cancer survivors still smoke and 83% of these individuals were daily smokers who averaged 14.7 cigarettes per day.
The Affordable Care Act can save lives and public dollars by expanding and easing access to tools and treatments to help smokers quit, according to the American Lung Association.
In high school students, data show cigars and hookahs are more popular than cigarettes, matching a national smoking trend.
Extra exercise has been linked to reduced compulsions to reach for a cigarette in people who suffer from depression.
Kansas adults with mental illness are twice as likely to use tobacco as adults without mental illness, 37.8% to 17.3% respectively.
A White House department reportedly edited language in the FDA’s proposed rules for tobacco products that may weaken and limit the agency’s ability to regulate e-cigarettes and cigars, according to published documents cited by a Reuters news article.