E-cigarette fans say they are a safer, tobacco-free alternative to smoking cigarettes. But vapers still inhale nicotine and a new study suggests nicotine directly damages heart cells.
If you have a bleeding mouth sore or pain that lingers, don’t ignore it. It's probably nothing, but you want to get it checked out. In some cases, prolonged irritation ends up being squamous cell cancer.
It doesn’t matter whether you are a cigarette smoker, cigar smoker or tobacco chewer. Quitting tobacco is one of the most important things you’ll ever do.
You know smoking isn’t healthy, but do you know what happens to your body when you quit? It gets better — top to bottom, lungs to legs. Learn how in this slideshow.
You can stub out cigarettes for good without putting on extra pounds. Use these tips to gain a healthier life without gaining much weight.
Teens may find hookah smoking glamorous and exotic, but it is every bit as addictive as cigarette smoking — and may be more so.
We often associate lung cancer with tobacco, but 25-year-old Matthew Hiznay is a lung cancer patient who never smoked a cigarette.
An expert talks about the best ways to quit smoking — one of the best things you can for yourself and your health.
Tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year, and not all are the result of cigarettes; many follow the use of cancer-causing smokeless tobacco and an emerging group of ‘safe’ alternatives. Brian Burkey, MD, discusses the likelihood of oral cancer as a result of tobacco abuse.