Health News

Safe Smoking? No Such Thing
Even smoking an average of one cigarette or less per day may increase your risk of dying earlier, a new study found.
E-Cigs May Be Just the Beginning
Vaping may be just the beginning of some teens' nicotine use, according to a new study.
FDA Issues New E-Cig Rules
New e-cigarette regulations include rules to prevent minors from vaping.
The Harms of Teen Vaping
Teens who wouldn't have started smoking in the first place may now be using electronic cigarettes, a new study found.
Smoking and Kidney Function in African-Americans
Cigarette smoking may increase kidney disease risk among African-Americans, according to a new study.
Smoking Cessation
To hear it from former smokers, kicking the habit is among the hardest things to do. But it’s not impossible — millions of people do it every year. Here are the facts on smoking cessation.
Quit Smoking Rx and Your Brain
Medications that help patients quit smoking did not appear to cause serious neuropsychiatric side effects, a new study found.
Smoking May Put Baby's DNA at Risk
It's a well-known fact that smoking during pregnancy can harm the baby. Now, researchers may have a clearer picture as to why that is.
Easy Steps to Heart Health
Heart disease takes more lives of men and women than any other disease in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Depressed? You May Find It Harder to Quit
Managing depression and trying to quit smoking at the same time can be a balancing act. But do depressed patients need additional support to quit?