Though smoking is a leading cause of preventable death throughout the world, many are simply unable to give up the nasty habit.
Previous studies have illustrated the dangers of smoking during pregnancy. Now, a recent study has found that prior generations who smoked could have an influence on their children's future offspring.
U.S. immigration may result in increased smoking in Latino and Asian women, according to recent findings published in the journal Social Science and Medicine.
Despite health warnings and campaigns to prevent this health issue, some U.S. states have not picked up on the message. However, risk isn't always just about preventative measures; sometimes, it's also about certain genetic factors, too.
Smoking isn't good for you, and that's certainly true for a pregnant woman and her future child.
What to kick the smoking habit? Exercise could help. New research reveals that people diagnosed with depression who smoke are more likely to drop the habit if they get a bit of extra exercise.
While previous studies have shown that those with mental health issues are more likely to smoke, a recent study found that states with higher taxes on tobacco and stricter policies that limit smoking in public places had lower suicide risks by as much as 15 percent.
It's not just first hand and second hand tobacco smoke that's dangerous. It turns out that "third hand" tobacco smoke can be just as deadly.
Cigarette warning labels can influence a smoker to try to quit even when a smoker is trying to avoid seeing the labels.
A daily cup of joe and a smoking habit isn't part of the healthiest routine, typically. However, a new study by researchers at Oslo University Hospital found that a combination of the two could help fight against liver disease, in some cases.
Studies show that cigarette use is declining among younger populations. However, many have turned to smoking hookah, instead. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that as many as 1 in 5 high school seniors regularly use this alternative tobacco product.