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July 29, 2016

Nicotine Exposure During Pregnancy Nearly Twice as High as Reported

July 7, 2016 — More women may be smoking and exposed to nicotine during pregnancy than previously thought, according to research. The study reveals a significant gap between the number of local, pregnant mothers ... read more

ACA's Tobacco Surcharges Reduce Smokers' Insurance Take-Up, Study Finds

July 6, 2016 — A new study reveals an unexpected consequence of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) tobacco surcharges: high surcharges resulted in lower rates of insurance enrollment among smokers in the first ... read more

Mixing Cannabis With Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk, Suggests Study

July 5, 2016 — People who mix tobacco with cannabis are less motivated to seek help to ... read more

E-Cigarette Use Among College Students: Helpful Aid or Risky Enabler?

June 29, 2016 — Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use continues to rise, and current data regarding use of e-cigarettes among college students are needed. The study connects e-cigarette use in colleges to high ... read more

Unproven Claims Run Rampant in E-Cigarette Business

June 27, 2016 — Electronic cigarette makers and sellers are making all kinds of health claims, many of which likely won't stand up to scrutiny under recently announced FDA regulation, a new study has ... read more

Do You Know What You're Smoking? Research Suggests That You Don't

June 23, 2016 — There is little awareness of the chemical components of cigarette smoke amongst US adults, even though many of them report having looked for relevant information. In a new study, researchers suggest ... read more

June 22, 2016 — Free radicals can reach the endoplasmic reticulum, a cellular organelle that is critical in manufacturing and transporting fats, steroids, hormones and various proteins, and alter its function by ... read more

Smoking May Have Negative Effects on Sperm Quality

June 22, 2016 — A recent study found that that sperm of men who smoke has a greater extent of DNA damage than that of ... read more

Has Incidence of Parkinson's Disease Increased Over Past 30 Years?

June 20, 2016 — A study of patients in a Minnesota county suggests the incidence (new cases) of parkinsonism and Parkinson's disease may have increased over the past 30 years but that trend may not be genuine ... read more

E-Cigarettes: Gateway or Roadblock to Cigarette Smoking?

June 17, 2016 — New research on e-cigarettes and young people has been presented by experts. In detailed qualitative interviews with young people aged 16 to 25 across Scotland and England, the majority of ... read more

Smoking Can Hamper Common Treatment for Breast Cancer

June 17, 2016 — We know that individuals who smoke take major health risks. Now a new research study shows that common treatment for breast cancer works less well in patients who smoke, compared to ... read more

June 9, 2016 — Air pollution -- including environmental and household air pollution -- has emerged as a leading risk factor for stroke worldwide, associated with about a third of the global burden of stroke in ... read more

Obesity and Smoking Reduces Likelihood of Treatment Success in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

June 9, 2016 — The results of a study showed that the likelihood of achieving sustained remission in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is significantly lower in patients who smoke and who are obese. These findings ... read more

Pictures Warning of Smoking Dangers on Cigarette Packs Increased Quit Attempts

June 6, 2016 — Affixing pictures on cigarette packets to illustrate the danger of smoking increased attempts by smokers to quit, according to the results of a clinical ... read more

In All US Regions, Broad Support for Increasing Legal Age of Tobacco Sales

June 1, 2016 — In all nine regions of the country, a majority of adults supported increasing the minimum legal age for tobacco product sales, a new research study ... read more

May 31, 2016 — Women who want to quit smoking may have better success by carefully timing their quit date with optimal days within their menstrual cycle, according to a new ... read more

May 31, 2016 — A dental researcher explores microbiological mechanisms as World Health Organization urges for a day of abstinence from tobacco use on May 31. Cigarette smoke and its components promote biofilm ... read more

Effects of Maternal Smoking Continue Long After Birth

May 30, 2016 — Early exposure to nicotine can trigger widespread genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth, a new study has found. The finding helps explains why ... read more

E-Cigarette Use in UK Almost Doubled in 2 Years, Says Europe-Wide Study

May 24, 2016 — New research has examined e-cigarette use -- and attitudes to the devices -- across Europe between 2012 and 2014. The work found that the proportion of people in the UK who had tried an e-cigarette ... read more

Effective Protection for Non-Smokers Could Prevent 30% of All Cancer Deaths

May 24, 2016 — Every year, lung cancer causes around 1.6 million deaths worldwide. 70% of all lung cancer patients throughout the world are smokers or ex-smokers and, in Central Europe, this figure is higher than ... read more

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