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smoking

The quarter-century quandary

After age 25, about 1 in 4 people will suffer a stroke—the vast majority stemming from blood clots.

Don’t let your resolutions go up in smoke

Have you decided 2019 is going to be the year to quit smoking once and for all? You’re not the only one.

CDC: 1 in 5 high school students vape

E-cigarette use also increased among middle school students, from less than 1 percent in 2011 to nearly 5 percent in 2018.

The sooner you quit smoking, the better

Study: Smokers who quit within the past five years cut their risk for cardiovascular disease by 38 percent.

Hiccups for a month? It can happen

Persistent hiccups and intractable hiccups are associated with underlying medical conditions.

Smart steps to reduce SIDS

Breastfeeding isn't just about nutrition and brain development—it may even play a role in developing safe sleep habits.

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.

The sitting epidemic

Could corporate America keep employees from having their butts glued to their chairs for nine to 10 hours a day?

Smoking and diabetes linked to calcium buildup in brain

Risk factors affect the part of the brain that plays an important role in short- and long-term memory.

Smoke-free laws do seem to help young adults’ hearts

Tobacco-free policies in workplaces, in particular, may be a promising approach to preventing premature cardiovascular disease.

Hearing loss joins long list of smoking harms

The habit is not only bad for the lungs and heart, it can also damage your ears.

You’ve come a long way, baby

...Or have you? Let's take a look at women and smoking.

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