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"I have asthma, a lot of people have asthma. Just any little smell will set it off," said Brenda Romero, a non-smoker.
Pima County may soon refuse to hire anyone who smokes and smokers already on the payroll can expect higher health insurance rates.
Despite knowing little about their safety, doctors in North Carolina are increasingly recommending e-cigarettes as a way to stop smoking, according to research from UNC Chapel Hill.
"Even in the absence of evidence regarding the health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, a third of physicians we surveyed are recommending e-cigarettes to their patients to help quit smoking," study co-author Leah Ranney, associate director of the Tobacco Prevention and Evaluation Program at the University of North Carolina, said in ... (more)
The Advertising Standards Authority , chaired by renowned part-time floods expert Chris Smith, has bizarrely overturned a ruling by its executive criticising a "misleading" Department for Heath anti-smoking advert.
People who smoke, or have smoked a large number of cigarettes over time, are more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration or to have it worsen sooner, according to a long-term study.
James Maisonneuve, 25, smokes a cigarette on Thursday, July 31, 2014, along the downtown Windsor, ON.
And effective Sept. 1, any of their neighbors in the public housing complexes who do will be asked to take it outside.
Tobacco giant Reynolds American is buying Lorillard and acquiring Newport, a popular menthol cigarette.
The worker at Blackburn firm Smokers World spoke after research carried out by a New York cancer institute found high-voltage e-cigarettes 'may expose users to increased levels of toxic chemicals, including formaldehyde and acetalde-hyde'.
They may not have had fast food, TVs or cigarettes, but people of ancient times commonly developed clogged heart arteries -- and a new research review speculates on some reasons why.
The days of dancing in smoky rooms are over, Miami. Or at least in the case that you're dancing at Grand Central .
Question: Over the last month, after running the air conditioner in my son's room, we noticed that it smelled like an ashtray.
Despite knowing little about their safety, North Carolina doctors are increasingly recommending e-cigarettes as a way to stop smoking, according to research from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Higher taxes on cigarettes have been seen as a good way to curb overall usage, but when the federal government raised taxes on tobacco in 2009, it may have shot itself in the foot financially.
Eduard Egarter-Vigl and Albert Zink sample Italy's mummified iceman for genetic analysis in November 2010.
Japan's smoking rate has dropped below 20 percent for the first time, according to a new survey, as a recent rise in cigarette prices helped to further discourage the habit.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:27 am
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