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nicotine

Parkinson’s pandemic looms

Declines in smoking and an increase in aging populations, environmental contaminants point to a massive rise in cases in the coming years.

Patient Story

‘No going back’

After four decades as a smoker, Vicky Walker has found long-lasting escape thanks to a smoking cessation program and its ever-accessible leader.

U.S. smoking rate hits all-time low

The down side is that vaping is taking off. Those who vape still get nicotine, plus other chemicals.

Study: E-cig vapors laden with toxic metals

Coils that heat the liquid nitrogen may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.

Study: Nicotine in e-cigarettes might cause cancers

Findings could spur public policies to require lower nicotine levels in tobacco cigarettes and increase regulation of e-cigarettes.

Eat your way to better sleep

What you eat—and don’t eat—before bed will play a big role in what happens when your head hits the pillow.

Another reason to kick the habit

Those who quit smoking will reduce the odds of developing abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Anti-smoking drug may help women sooner than men

Differences in the male brain may explain gender gap.

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