Tag: smoking hazards

Roundup: Rise of E-Cigarette Use Among Youth...

Actions should be taken by public officials and others to "protect the health of our nation’s young people," according to...

December 9, 2016

Roundup: Racquet Sports Score Highest in Reducing...

While just about any sustained exercise routine can improve your overall health, there may be certain sports or aerobic activities...

December 2, 2016

Smokeout: The Many Benefits of Quitting Now...

Quitting the use of tobacco at any age can reduce the risk of getting or dying from cancer, or developing...

November 17, 2016

Small Cell Lung Cancer: Early Detection Still...

Usually lacking early-stage symptoms, small cell lung cancer often develops the most aggressive lung tumors.

November 14, 2016

Roundup: High Exercise Level Reduces Risk of...

Researchers analyzed 174 studies published between 1980 and 2016 to determine the effect of exercise on five diseases: breast cancer,...

August 12, 2016

Teens Who Try e-Cigs More Likely to...

"We're concerned that kids who experiment with e-cigarettes may be moving on to other types of tobacco products."

June 17, 2016

Roundup: FDA to Ban Sale of e-Cigarettes...

The Food and Drug Administration has finalized a long-anticipated rule for regulating e-cigarettes, cigars, hookahs and other tobacco products. The...

May 6, 2016

Smokeout: 5 Steps to Help You Quit

About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature...

November 19, 2015

CT Screenings for Lung Cancer are Saving...

With low-dose CT lung screenings becoming more accessible to ex-smokers, it is expected that the number of lung cancer survivors...

November 2, 2015

Pediatricians Call for Raising Smoking Age to...

"The developing brains of children and teens are particularly vulnerable to nicotine, which is why the growing popularity of e-cigarettes...

October 26, 2015

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