Although cigarette smoking is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer, people who don’t smoke also die from the disease. Here’s why lung cancer is everyone's health concern.
If a close relative has a cerebral aneurysm, that means you’re statistically more likely to have one. Other factors are in play, but it's best to get tested.
The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has outpaced available scientific data. Now, a new analysis supports e-cigs as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes.
When high blood pressure fails to respond to three medications, it takes some sleuthing to find other approaches. Doctors dig deeper to find causes behind resistant hypertension.
Electronic cigarette (e-cig) manufacturers claim that they are a safer alternative to cigarettes. But two important questions must be addressed: Are e-cigs safe? Are they effective for smoking cessation?
When it comes to lung cancer, there are various diagnostic tests used to determine the stage as well as how stage 1 and 2 lung cancer are defined. The good news: If it is detected in stage 1, lung cancer has a high cure rate.
The acting U.S. surgeon general says smoking is directly responsible for an even greater number of disease and illnesses, including diabetes, colorectal and liver cancers, erectile dysfunction and ectopic pregnancies.
To mark today’s World COPD Day, physicians here and abroad are reaching out to COPD sufferers to give them tips on taking control of their health.
If you're a smoker scheduled for surgery, know that smoking puts you at a higher risk for postoperative heart attacks, blood clots, pneumonia and even death. But there's also good news for smokers struggling to quit.