New findings published in the journal BMC Public Health reveal that smoking puts over 400,000 children in poverty. Researchers found that this nasty habit caused many families to have financial difficulties. Findings revealed that some people were even be likely to forgo basic household and food nec...
Smokers are up to four times more likely to visit the emergency room, according to recent findings published in the journal Nursing Research.
Researchers at the University of Colorado Denver have discovered that smokers are about 60 percent less likely to vote than non-smokers. Findings published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research are the first to show a link to smoking and electoral participantion.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have discovered that Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria exposed to cigarette smoke became even more resistant to killing by the immune system.
New findings published in the journal Circulation show that children who are exposed to their parents' secondhand smoke are at double the risk of developing heart disease later in life.
Recent findings have also shown that overweight teens are more likely to smoke than their normal-weight counterparts.
The first study to link menthol cigarettes to nicotine addiction among teenagers in Canada authored by researchers from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo was published on Friday.
Statistics show that overall, 1 out of 2 smokers will die from tobacco use. Yet despite warnings, many continue to practice the deadly habit.
A recent study shows that giving it up could have a dramatic impact on your mental health. According to researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine, they discovered that people who struggle with mood problems or addiction can safely quit smoking and improve their overall mental healt...
We've all seen them-slouching outside near the entrance of the office while we're heading to Starbucks for a bagel. They're "the smokers." And despite the fact that these guys are bringing in some unnecessary third-hand stuff inside with them wherever they go, a new study by Brazilian researchers sh...
Though many are aware of the dangers of smoking, some still choose to participate in the addictive and potentially deadly habit. Worse still, for those who do not but may be near other smokers, they can still encounter significant health affects that pose significant side-effects to their health.