For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot

WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- At parties across America, young adult smokers are more likely to pair cigarettes with alcohol than with a "joint."

Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone's heard about the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now, researchers say children can pick up nicotine on their hands "thirdhand."

More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study

MONDAY, April 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Strokes are typically associated with the elderly, but new research suggests that strokes are increasingly happening to Americans under 65.

Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs

FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette packs carry health warnings, but many Americans think they're far too small, new research shows.

Most Remaining U.S. Smokers Are Poor, Less Educated

THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking rates in the United States have been falling for decades. Yet, about 15 percent of adults -- more than 36 million -- continue to smoke cigarettes.

Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy

WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who smoke have an increased risk for serious long-term complications from radiation therapy, a new study finds.

Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse

MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People recovering from illicit drug abuse are more likely to be successful if they don't smoke cigarettes, a new study finds.

Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty

WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- After 180 countries agreed to a global tobacco control treaty in 2005, there was a 2.5 percent decrease in smoking worldwide during the next decade, a new study shows.

Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests.

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to secondhand smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids will develop food allergies, a new study suggests.