|Claims that smoking a cigarette is twice as risky for a woman as a man are backed up by experiments
|Claims that smoking a cigarette is twice as dangerous for a woman as a man are backed up by experiments on lung tissue, says a UK expert. But other researchers say the evidence is inconclusive.
|Tobacco cash plan advances
|BATON ROUGE -- The Senate voted overwhelmingly Monday to authorize selling up to 40 percent of the state's .6 billion settlement with the tobacco companies.
|Zyban Helps Smokers with Lung Disease Quit: Study
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The anti-depressant bupropion (Zyban) is an effective means to help people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to quit smoking, according to a new report.
|New Jersey Teens REBEL Against Tobacco at Two Regional Summits
|LONG BRANCH, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Regional Summits welcomed, informed and motivated more than 500 members of REBEL (Reaching Everyone By Exposing Lies), New Jersey's youth anti-tobacco movement, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior S
|Higher cigarette tax pitched for anti-tobacco effort
|Madison - Reeling from a substantial budget cut, anti-tobacco forces are clinging to the hope that lawmakers will restore some funding to the fledgling state Tobacco Control Board, possibly by raising the cigarette tax.
|Nicotine May Fight TB Bug: Study
|ORLANDO (Reuters Health) - Finally, some good news about nicotine: researchers say the addictive compound in tobacco may be a potent killer of the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB), and other dangerous bacteria as well.
|UC Davis study: fewer Californians dying of lung cancer, pulmonary disease as smoking decreases
|(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) â€” The stateâ€™s successful efforts to reduce smoking are paying off with tangible results: Fewer Californians than expected are dying of lung cancer and chronic lung disease, according to a study by a UC Davis researcher.
|Current interventions fall short for smoking cessation
|One reason that smokers have such difficulty quitting may be that their minds crave the sensory rewards of smoking just as much as their bodies crave the nicotine, according to a new study.
|Studies show smoking's toll on children
|SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 (UPI) -- Children exposed to cigarette smoke have
stunted lung development and high lead exposure according to two studies
released Sunday at the American Thoracic Society International Conference.
|A Downer for Smokers
|May 19 â€” Smokers may already have enough reasons to quit, but researchers have found another reason that'll definitely grab the attention of a lot of men.
|Tobacco Biggest Single Cause of Cancer: Expert
|LONDON (Reuters) - Many of the world's six million cancer deaths each year could be prevented if people stopped smoking and lost weight, a leading British scientist said on Wednesday.