Fifty years ago, the U.S. surgeon general released a report that changed the nation’s relationship with tobacco.
To mark the anniversary of the pivotal report, the American Heart Association and other leading health organizations outlined goals on Wednesday to reduce the adult smoking rate to less than 10 percent in […]
Young adults, 18- to 24-years-old, who regularly use alcohol, get poor grades and are impulsive are also more likely to start smoking, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
The research from the University of Montreal School of Public Health is based on data from 1,293 […]
The American Heart Association is among 16 leading national health organizations who have signed a joint letter to President Obama asking for faster adoption of new tobacco regulations that would give the Food and Drug Administration more control of currently unregulated items such as e-cigarettes.
The American Heart Association will receive a five-year, $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Tobacco Regulatory Science program for research on the impact of tobacco on preventable diseases and death.
The American Heart Association’s Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center will […]
The American Heart Association is among many organizations that have long supported the ban of menthol cigarettes. The Food & Drug Administration today agreed that menthol cigarettes likely are more dangerous than regular cigarettes – however, the government agency stopped short of recommending the product be banned.