Although cigarette, cigar and smokeless tobacco use among middle and high school students has fallen during the past five years, such progress has been canceled out by rising e-cigarette use – currently at an all-time high among kids, according to new data from the Centers […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Smoking is still prevalent in some populations, although the percentage of U.S. adults overall who smoke has been dropping. It went from 20.9 percent in 2004 to about 17 percent by the end of 2014.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released […]
Smokers who quit after having a heart attack have similar levels of chest pain and mental health as nonsmokers, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
Researchers assessed 4,003 adults in two U.S. multi-center heart attack patient registries for […]
The American Heart Association and four other leading health organizations on Wednesday urged members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors to resign unless the chamber stops fighting anti-tobacco measures around the world.
The move follows a recent investigative series in The New York […]