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tobacco

Vaping could re-shape DNA

Chemical changes seen in cancer patients are also found in people who vape or smoke.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

Quit smoking? That means vapes, too

The e-cig industry would like you to believe their product is a safe alternative to cigarettes. It's not.

Report: America’s health outlook worsens

Deaths from drug abuse and suicide—particularly among young people—are fueling a bleak life expectancy forecast.

E-cig industry under scrutiny

Governments take action and health officials sound the alarm about a vaping epidemic among youth.

Health slump? Nip it in the bud

Research shows it's much easier to preserve good health than reverse poor health—and everything worsens once diabetes enters the picture.

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.

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.

Smoking bans help kids breathe easier

Anti-smoking policies are linked to drop in childhood chest infections and asthma attacks.

Teens using e-cigarettes to ‘vape’ pot

Researchers are uncertain how teens are modifying the devices to get high.

U.S. smoking rate falls to 15 percent

Higher tobacco taxes, tough messaging contribute to falloff.

Graphic images on cigarette labels affect smokers’ brains

Emotional pictures are more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers find.

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