A new study suggests policies that ban tobacco-product displays at the point of sale may help reduce teen smoking.
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Smokers trying to quit may be helped by receiving supportive text messages, a review of studies suggests.
Laws that mandate smoke-free workplaces are associated with a significantly reduced risk of heart attacks, according to a new study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates a 50-cent hike in the U.S. cigarette tax could result in a decrease of more than three million smokers by 2085. The tax increase would either encourage people to quit, or would keep people from starting to smoke, the researchers say.
A federal judge has ordered tobacco companies to pay for corrective statements that disclose the dangers of smoking, the Associated Press reports.
Although the Affordable Care Act requires new private health plans to cover several methods of tobacco cessation, many insurance plans are not providing mandated coverage to help smokers quit, a new report concludes.
Secondhand smoke levels outside designated smoking areas in airports are five times higher than levels in airports that are smoke free, according to a new government report. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says these high levels endanger the health of travelers and airport employees.
Many teenage hookah smokers do not recognize that the practice carries serious health risks, suggests a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health behavior change interventions in the future will be inherently social, suggests Dr. Nathan Cobb of Legacy.
American teenagers are smoking less, according to a new government report. The report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found current cigarette smoking among teenagers declined significantly between 2002 and 2010 in 41 states. Nationwide, teen cigarette use fell from 12.6 percent to 8.7 percent.