Following Hawaii, Massachusetts is the second state to impose a raise in the minimum age required to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products.
A new study shows that unemployed smokers are less likely to be hired and more likely to earn less compared to non-smokers.
Researchers seem to have found a link between strict cigarette policies and lower suicide rates in a new study.
Teen smoking rates in the United States last year were the lowest they have ever been in more than two decades, according to a recent federal report. However, not everything about adolescent behavior as improved, nor is this "good news" without flaw.
It is already well known that a great deal of health problems arise from smoking tobacco. Now researchers have discovered that cigarette smoking and second hand smoke can also lead to hearing loss, although why this occurs remains unclear.
New evidence has surfaced that indicated that using electronic cigarettes may actually help tobacco smokers kick their harmful habit. However, past studies have shown just the opposite, meaning that the consensus is still unclear even as the facts are finally coming in.
Cigarette smoke and even electronic cigarette "vapor" may be contributing to an increased rate of antibiotic resistance among microbes, a new study suggests.
Teens who regularly guzzle energy and sports drinks are more likely to consume other sugary drinks, smoke cigarettes and spend more time in front of their favorite screens, according to a new study.
Cigarettes are universally known to be a health hazard, but the nasty habit of lighting up is harmful to more than just your body. Large-scale littering of cigarette filters, used butts, packaging and matches is also detrimental to the environment, and researchers behind a review article in the journal Current Environmental Health Reports are rallying to establish policy measures to lessen the impact of smoking-related litter.