|Smoking 'can make babies badly behaved'
|Pregnant women who smoke heavily risk having children who are badly behaved, a study into the effects of tobacco on the development of babies suggests.
|Mont. Smoking Ban Cuts Heart Attacks
|Heart attacks in Helena, Mont., fell by more than half last summer after voters passed a broad indoor smoking ban, suggesting that cleaning up the air in bars and restaurants quickly improves health for everyone, a study found.
|Smoking may speed up cancer
|Smoking could speed up the growth of lung cancers as well as causing them in the first place, researchers have claimed.
|UW researches smoking cessation sans weight gain
|University of Wisconsin researchers are testing a medication that could keep those trying to quit smoking from worrying about gaining weight, as world health leaders decry the tobacco epidemic spreading across the planet.
|Student project yields real data on smoking
|Students in Kathy Feinstein's 10th-grade biology classes at Cheltenham High School aren't studying science, they are doing science.
|Altria Shares Fall After Tobacco Unit Loses Verdict
|New York, March 24 (Bloomberg) -- Shares of Altria Group Inc., parent of tobacco maker Philip Morris USA, fell as much as 8.1 percent after the company was ordered to pay .1 billion for deceiving customers by advertising ``light'' cigarettes as less ha
|Light Cigarettes are More Dangerous Than Regular Cigarettes, According to Landmark 'Light Lie' Ruling Against Philip Morris
|EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Friday's landmark billion Illinois Circuit Court verdict against Philip Morris in the nation's first class action consumer fraud lawsuit on light cigarettes has medical and legal implications that will foll
|France Seeks to Stub Out Smoking in Cancer Fight
|PARIS (Reuters) - President Jacques Chirac, himself a former chain-smoker, launched a high-profile anti-smoking campaign on Monday that will mean French smokers end up paying more for their pungent Gauloises.
|Smoking while pregnant damages placenta
|Smoking during pregnancy damages the placenta and reduces levels of growth hormone, resulting in smaller infants with smaller brains, a conferemce heard today.
|Finally, She Can Breathe Easy
|Gwen Leifer remembers the experience of that first fit years ago, the way it made her feel intensely uncomfortable all over.
|A Last Call on Tobacco Is Starting to Feel Real
|Two weeks from now, the decorative green shamrock cutouts will be gone from Boxers, a bar and restaurant in the West Village. Also gone will be the glass ashtrays, and a small but significant sign posted above the cash register, reading "Smoking Permitted