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.
Following a heart attack, people who stopped using smokeless tobacco had nearly half the mortality risk of those who did not quit, according to researchers who say the benefit is similar to that for people who quit smoking.
The number and type of e-cigarettes available online has soared within the past couple of years, with around 10 new brands and more than 240 new flavors every month, according to a study published in a special supplement of Tobacco Control.
Teens who use menthol cigarettes smoke more cigarettes per day than their peers who smoke non-menthols, according to a new Canadian study.
Cigarette smoking rates among high school students are now at 15.7%, the lowest levels since the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) began in 1991, according to a new CDC report.
Nicotine excessively mutates a cell’s DNA, according to researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute who have labeled the chemical a “formidable carcinogen” and say that nicotine-infused smoking cessation products, like e-cigarettes, may not be the safest way to help smokers quit.
In a study of adolescent friendship networks and smoking use over time, the researchers found that friends exert influence on their peers to both start and quit smoking, but the influence to start is stronger.
Exposing MRSA to e-cigarette vapor boosted the pathogen’s drug-resistance, according to researchers at the VA San Diego Healthcare System and the University of California, San Diego.