Now that marijuana is legalized for recreational use in Colorado and Washington – two great golfing venues in the United States – marijuana use on the golf course could become more frequent, and some golfers might benefit as a result.
There's yet another reason to avoid lighting up. Scientists have found that smokers and passive smokers are more likely to suffer hearing loss.
Environmental influences can play a role in whether or not you develop cancer, but genetics also has a major role. Scientists have found that one in four smokers who carry a defect in the BRCA2 gene will develop lung cancer at some point in their lifetime.
A new study reveals that people attempting to quit smoking without professional help are about 60 percent more likely to succeed if they use e-cigarettes than if they use willpower alone, or over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies.
For pregnant women with a nicotine addiction, a recent study shows that vitamin C supplements could help to improve lung function for newborns and even decrease the incidence of wheezing for infants through 1 year.
Want to help save the environment? Then you may want to help ban cigarette filters.
Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health have found that victims of domestic abuse are more likely to turn to tobacco as a coping mechanism. As previous studies have shown that victims of intimate partner violence are more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and eve...
For all of those high school guidance counselors out there – if you’re looking for a scientifically proven way to keep students out of trouble, a new Dartmouth University study could provide helpful answers.
You would think that new, creative ways to convince people to give up smoking cigarettes would be praised. However, electronic cigarette use has been viewed as an "aggravating" habit rather than a beneficial one.
Smoking hookah can be addictive and harmful, though many dabblers may not realize the dangers, according to a new review.
Drab olive cigarette packs bearing a prominent quit-smoking helpline number, introduced more than a year ago in Australia, had a sizeable and sustained effect on interest in quitting, researchers say.
Health officials have often preached about the dangers of indoor tanning. However, a recent study may show just how detrimental the ultraviolet light exposure can be, particularly when looking at other negative habits. A recent study, in fact, suggests that indoor tanning may result in a higher num...