Health News

E-Cigarettes Could Prime Brain for Other Addictive Substances
As electronic cigarettes become more popular, the medical community is working to understand their health effects.
Teens May Be Trying E-Cigarettes First
Urging teens not to smoke has long been a concern for many parents, health experts and educators. Now, there may be a new factor in the struggle: e-cigarettes.
New Review Advocates for More Counseling to Help Smokers Quit
Finding the best way to quit smoking is not easy. But several treatments were associated with high quitting rates in a recent study.
Knowledge Gaps Found in E-Cig Safety
Electronic cigarettes are booming in popularity and sometimes touted as a helpful tool for quitting smoking. But, because they are relatively new, there is limited knowledge about their health effects.
Not All Health Care Providers Told Patients to Quit Smoking
A professional's advice — even if it's about something widely known — can carry a lot of weight. But some professionals may be missing chances to advise patients to quit smoking.
Major Review Shows E-Cigs Likely Less Harmful Than Cigarettes
Electronic cigarettes are a newer nicotine product, and the medical community is working to understand their effect on users’ health.
ADHD Risk from Smoking in Pregnancy
It's pretty common knowledge that smoking isn't good for you, and smoking during pregnancy isn't good for either of you.
Teens Who Smoked Menthol Cigarettes Smoked More
The harmful health effects of smoking haven’t stopped some people from smoking. Teens are smoking, too, and some factors may increase smoking in teens.
Rx Combo for Quitting Smoking Was Better than One Rx Alone
Even though there are a variety of aids to help people quit smoking, it’s still a tough habit to kick. But if one of those aids isn't doing the job, a combination of smoking cessation therapies may do the trick.
Some Workers Using More Smokeless Tobacco
Could the job you have or the industry you work in be tied to the likelihood that you use certain tobacco products? Authors of a new study say this just might be the case.