Published on: December 30, 2020
Some of the most common New Year's resolutions – to lose weight, exercise more, and quit smoking – are healthy habits that can help you lower your cancer risk and benefit you for the rest of your life.
Published on: October 14, 2020
If you smoke or use tobacco products, quitting is a good idea no matter how long you’ve had the habit. And you don’t have to wait to reap the benefits. They start to kick in almost immediately.
Published on: April 29, 2020
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, an annual awareness day sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) since 1987 to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and encourage governments to adopt effective policies to reduce smoking and other tobacco use.
Published on: January 23, 2020
Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams issued the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking cessation in 30 years. It reviews and updates the latest research on Americans’ attempts to quit smoking, what works, and why it’s so important.
Published on: January 2, 2020
Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. There are many different methods you can use to quit. Here is what the research tells us about how well they work:
Published on: October 30, 2019
Alarming reports about vaping and lung illness have parents of teenagers worried about e-cigarette use. Get the facts about vaping and how to help your children stay safe.
Published on: October 8, 2019
Cathleen Reese has lived in tax credit housing in Hamilton, Montana for 4 years. Although smoking in her apartment building is not allowed, Reese says she breathes in secondhand smoke every day from her neighbors who don’t obey the rules.
Published on: September 20, 2019
A survey published as a research letter in the New England Journal of Medicine shows vaping – using e-cigarettes – has more than doubled among teens in the past 2 years.