In a first of its kind study on nicotine addiction, scientists measured responses to rewards during nicotine withdrawal that can be similarly quantified across species like humans and rats.
Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings, exposure may be cut by half or more.
Weight status for teens has no correlation with alcohol or marijuana use but is linked to regular cigarette smoking.
No evidence for these tobacco industry arguments against policy, shows Australian research.
E-cigarettes are healthier for your neighbors than traditional cigarettes, but still release toxins into the air, according to a new study from USC.
A University of Miami study suggests that small doses of nicotine in cigarette substitutes could be harmful to human musculoskeletal system, due to overuse.
In Kentucky, a researcher is exploring whether models of promoting community readiness to adopt smoke-free health policies might be effective in addressing risk factors like tobacco use and obesity.
Researchers have found that the risk of smoking while pregnant may persist past young children and into the teen years.
Research may ease concerns that smokers would increase their consumption of cigarettes or puff harder if governments reduced nicotine levels.
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.