A new study acknowledges the role of physicians in educating patients with bladder cancer about the dangers of tobacco.
Smoking may affect the way the brain responds to back pain, according to a study published in Human Brain Mapping.
The American Medical Association has adopted a new policy that supports restrictions on the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes to minors.
With the help of a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, a Virginia Tech professor is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction.
IntelliQuit, the world’s first personal pocket size biosensor and ecosystem that biochemically measures tobacco consumption to help smokers quit, is now available on-line via Kickstarter.
Patients using medication to treat asthma COPD and other diseases often purchased cigarettes while filling prescriptions at pharmacies.
The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) recently concluded in Moscow and included the adoption of several landmark decisions.
The United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs, according to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Fifty years after the 1964 Surgeon General’s report, Marlboro is still selling 111 billion packs of cigarettes a year, good for a 40% share of the market and a profitability of 32%.
While studies clash on whether electronic cigarettes help people quit smoking standard tobacco cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration looks to tighten rules on the devices, which have exploded in popularity in recent years.