|Smokers trying to quit the hard way
|According to a new report on "How Wisconsin Smokers Quit," nearly one-half of Wisconsin smokers tried to quit smoking last year. Close to eight out of 10 smokers surveyed tried to quit "cold turkey" (without medication or counseling) and 90 percent relaps
|Study: Tobacco Firms Encourage College Smoking
|A new study finds that tobacco companies are encouraging college students to start smoking by sponsoring parties and handing out free cigarettes, according to the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).
|Genetics affect teen smoking, study finds
|Montreal - A faulty gene may lead some young teenage smokers to be even more susceptible to years of nicotine addiction, a new study suggests.
|Study reveals chilling new smoking stats
|SMOKING killed almost five million people in 2000 -- and three times as many men as women.
|Where Do Kids Get Cigarettes? Parents May Be Surprised
|A new study confirms that fewer US kids are smoking, and examines where those who do smoke get their cigarettes. The sources based on a national survey of 8th -12th graders taken between 1997 and 2002, may come as a surprise to some parents.
|Study: Cigarettes Cost Society a Pack
|DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Cigarettes may cost smokers more then they believe. A study by a team of health economists finds the combined price paid by their families and society is about per pack of cigarettes.
|Smokes, drinks just part of life at age 12
|CHILDREN as young as 12 are regularly drinking alcohol while cannabis abuse is rife among older teenagers, a report has found.
|Men's smoking deaths triple women's
|LONDON - Smoking killed nearly 5 million people worldwide in 2000, with men more than three times as likely as women to go to an early grave, according to a study published today in the journal Tobacco Control.
|Facts about tobacco
|Tobacco used to make cigarettes is a tall, leafy annual plant, originally grown in South and Central America, but now cultivated throughout the world, including southern Ontario. There are many species of tobacco; Nicotiana tabacum (or common tobacco) is
|NO ONE IN THE WORLD DESERVES LUNG CANCER
|Patient groups from around the globe demand increased spending and better patient access to treatments -
29 October 2004: Today, leading patient groups from around the world call for global support in the fight against one of the world's biggest killers
|Shocking smoking figures revealed
|One in three deaths in Birmingham and the Black Country are caused by smoking, a new report has revealed.