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Taking Steps to Reduce Smoking

Quitting smoking is a tough task for most smokers. One healthy activity might be a great place to start.

Smoking, Drinking and Body Posture

For some people, smoking and drinking go hand-in-hand. Those habits, however, may affect individuals’ ability to stand up or keep from falling down.

E-cigarette Poisonings Increase

Electronic cigarettes have grown in popularity over the past several years. But greater popularity and use also mean more opportunities for children to find them.

If You Give a TV Star a Cigarette

When teens see stars smoking in movies and on TV, they're more likely to light up themselves, says past research. But is the same true for adults?

Tobacco Ads Still Reaching Young Audiences

Tobacco companies are not as free to advertise as they were years ago, but a new study suggests that despite restrictions, cigarette marketing is still reaching many young people.

Vision Loss Linked to Drinking, Smoking, Lifestyle

Lifestyle habits like tobacco and alcohol consumption along with level of physical activity have wide-reaching impacts on health.

Smokers May Need Different Doses of Antipsychotics

Getting the correct dose of medication into the bloodstream means patients get the most from their medications. However, smoking may affect that process.

E-Cigarettes Might Not Help Smokers Quit

Some have suggested that e-cigarettes can be a beneficial tool for smokers trying to cut back on their tobacco habit, but evidence may be lacking for these claims.

Exposure to Tobacco Smoke May Contribute to Allergies

More than a third of children in the United States live with a tobacco smoker, and allergic diseases are becoming increasingly common among children. Could there be a connection?

Weighing the Risk of Breast Cancer from Smoking

Smoking increases the risk of getting many kinds of cancers. In the case of breast cancer, smoking combined with other factors can make that risk much greater.