A recent study suggests that 22% of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs) in the United States may be attributed to maternal smoking during pregnancy — and every cigarette counts.
Take control of your fertility by exploring the reproductive benefits of smoking cessation. Learn how to protect your family and give your baby the best possible start.
The incidence of smoking has fallen, yet 38 million Americans continue to smoke. Find out which groups find it most challenging to quit, and why teen e-cigarette use is raising alarm.
The latest trend in e-cigarettes is causing a stir in schools across the country. Here’s why a doctor says parents should talk to their teens about it.
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A new study shows even light smokers can develop deadly lung diseases such as emphysema and COPD. Pulmonologist Humberto Choi, MD, explains the findings.
Many people don’t realize that smoking tobacco is the single most important known risk factor for bladder cancer. Learn about the signs, which are important to recognize for early detection and treatment.
Does smoking seem to ease the pain of a bad back? Or an aching joint? Or abdominal discomfort? Think twice before lighting up that cigarette. Any relief you feel will be short-term.
While the health risks of e-cigarettes don’t appear to be as great as tobacco smoking, more research is needed. Find out what we know about how cigarettes, cigars and vaping compare.
Your immune system naturally weakens as you age. Find out what five things you can do to keep your body’s defenses strong.
If you’re one of those people who smoke just a few cigarettes a week, a new study shows that you’re not escaping the health risks of tobacco.