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The Price of Smoking Tobacco After Surgery

A tobacco smoking habit can cost a lot of money. Even healthcare costs for surgeries unrelated to smoking can be significantly affected by the habit.

Quitting Smoking Lowered Risk for Cataract Removal

Smoking can contribute to the development of many health issues, including vision problems like cataracts (causes cloudy vision), but research is showing that quitting can help to lower that risk.

Psychotic Disorders and Addiction Linked

Sometimes those with mental disorders can also experience other types of physical or mental illness. One such mental illness they may be at risk for is addiction.

Smoking Bans Worked Inside and Outside the Home

A smoker can’t totally kick the habit by only smoking occasionally. Researchers have found that public — and private — smoking policies may work in much the same way.

It's Not Too Late to Quit Smoking After Cancer Diagnosis

It's never too late to quit smoking, even after a cancer diagnosis, according to recent research.

Heart Healthy Smoking Cessation Therapies

Kicking the smoking habit can improve overall health and quality of life. A recent review investigates where smoking cessation therapies affect heart health.

A Pregnancy Complication on the Rise

The vast majority of pregnancies are uncomplicated, with healthy moms and healthy babies. But one of the more common pregnancy complications when one occurs is pre-eclampsia.

The Heart Can Heal After Quitting Smoking

For years, healthcare professionals have known that quitting smoking can improve heart health. It may be that the heart can heal even faster than previously thought.

Throat Cancer Detests Smoking

The Epstein-Barr virus can cause a throat cancer that’s rare in this country, but more common in Asia. Another cause of this throat cancer is smoking, which seems to have a profound impact on survival.

Teens' Tobacco Use a Changing Landscape

Measuring teens' tobacco use no longer means just seeing if they smoke cigarettes. A new study suggests that teens may be increasing their use of new or different tobacco products.