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
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.