Smoking


Smoking Will Kill 8 8 Million Annually by 2030

Smoking Costs Global Economy More Than $1 Trillion A Year

Smoking is such a scourge that it will lead to the deaths of 8 million people annually in future times. It costs more than $1 t...

Jan 10 2017, 9:28am CST

Smoking Just One Cigarette a Day can be Deadly

Smoking Just One Cigarette a Day can be Deadly

Even a single cigarette smoked per day could put a dent in one’s longevity. This action alone amounts to approximately 365 ciga...

Dec 6 2016, 7:00am CST

Smoking E-Cigarettes Kills Mouth Cells, Study Suggests

Smoking E-Cigarettes Kills Mouth Cells, Study Suggests

The death of mouth cells can increase the risk of gum disease and microbial infection...

Nov 20 2016, 11:52am CST

Cigarette Smoking is Linked to 40% of all Cancer Diagnosed in US, CDC Reports

Cigarette Smoking is Linked to 40% of all Cancer Diagnosed in US, CDC Reports

The rate of smoking in U.S. adults has declined but tobacco is still leading preventable cause of cancer and cancer deaths...

Nov 12 2016, 4:27am CST

Smoking Hookah at Homes Pollutes Indoor Air More than Cigarettes

Smoking Hookah at Homes Pollutes Indoor Air More than Cigarettes

New study raises concern about potential negative health effects on all people living in homes where hookah is smoked....

Nov 8 2016, 11:49pm CST

E-cigarettes linked to high risk of Teen Smoking in new Study

E-cigarettes linked to high risk of Teen Smoking in new Study

Teenagers who use e-cigarettes regularly are more likely to become frequent and heavy cigarette smokers, a US study has sugges...

Nov 8 2016, 10:53pm CST

Smoking Leads to DNA Mutations That Cause Cancer

Smoking Leads to DNA Mutations That Cause Cancer

It has been found that smoking cigarettes leads to mutations in the DNA of the smokers....

Nov 5 2016, 6:39am CDT

Smoking Shortens Life of People With HIV More Than HIV Itself

Smoking Shortens Life of People With HIV More Than HIV Itself

It has been consistently shown that smoking while being HIV positive is even more hazardous than having the AIDS virus....

Nov 3 2016, 9:19am CDT

30 Percent of Cancer Deaths in U.S. are Linked with Smoking

30 Percent of Cancer Deaths in U.S. are Linked with Smoking

Analysis of state specific statistics reveals that the highest rate among men is in Arkansas, where 40 percent of cancer deaths...

Oct 25 2016, 10:11am CDT

Smoking can Permanently Damage your DNA, Study Finds

Smoking can Permanently Damage your DNA, Study Finds

Smoking cigarette leaves long lasting impact on human DNA and can cause to alter more than 7,000 genes linked to several smokin...

Sep 20 2016, 10:52pm CDT

Smoking Cannabis Makes People Less Willing to Work for Money

Smoking Cannabis Makes People Less Willing to Work for Money

Apparently, cannabis nullifies the temporary urge to hold a job in order to pay the utility bills....

Sep 2 2016, 10:38am CDT

Smoking May Hurt More Than Your Health

Smoking May Hurt More Than Your Health

Smoking impacts your life in so many ways, including the old standby that we have always heard: it impacts your health. However...

Apr 11 2016, 2:07pm CDT

Quitting Smoking Cold Turkey Better Than Quitting Gradually: Study

Quitting Smoking Cold Turkey Better Than Quitting Gradually: Study

Researchers say that quitting smoking more abruptly helps in leaving smoking more effectively than leaving the habit gradually....

Mar 15 2016, 7:58am CDT

Heavily Smoking Mothers Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD Later in Life

Heavily Smoking Mothers Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD Later in Life

Risk of having chronic lung disease is almost three times higher when mothers smoke more than 20 cigarettes per day....

Mar 14 2016, 3:10am CDT

San Francisco Raises Smoking Age

San Francisco Raises Smoking Age

Starting on June 1, anyone in San Francisco who wants to buy tobacco products must be 21 years of age, an increase from 18, the...

Mar 2 2016, 6:50pm CST

Teens smoking marijuana

Smoking Marijuana Before and After Age 16 Induces Arrested Brain Development

Researchers from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas based in Dallas have found a relationship between the ag...

Feb 16 2016, 5:53am CST

Smoking in movies

Smoking Scenes in Movies Should Be Rated To Discourage Teenage Smoking

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a third edition of its report “Smoke-free Movies: From Evidence to Action,” s...

Feb 2 2016, 5:59am CST

Pot Smoking Does Not Lower IQ

Pot Smoking Does Not Lower IQ

A study found no proof of marijuana use causing low intelligence levels in teenagers....

Jan 20 2016, 9:45pm CST

Vaping on e-cigarette

Adverts of Flavored E-Cigarettes Encourage Smoking among School Kids

A study carried out by researchers from the University of Cambridge and titled “Impact of advertisements promoting candy-like f...

Jan 18 2016, 9:06am CST

E-cigarettes Don’t Help People Quit Smoking: Study

E-cigarettes Don’t Help People Quit Smoking: Study

E-cigarettes lower the chances of quitting tobacco by about 28% when compared to those who do not use them....

Jan 16 2016, 8:54am CST

Jennifer Lawrence Admits Kissing Liam Hemsworth and Smoking Pot Before Oscars

Jennifer Lawrence Admits Kissing Liam Hemsworth and Smoking Pot Before Oscars

Jennifer Lawrence does not plead the Fifth Amendment while confessing that she smoked pot pre-Oscars and kissed her co-star whi...

Dec 23 2015, 5:53am CST

Hiding Tobacco Products at Stores Cuts Teens' Smoking Risk

Hiding Tobacco Products at Stores Cuts Teens' Smoking Risk

By keeping tobacco products hidden at convenience stores, the health of adolescents could be saved from certain ruin....

Nov 23 2015, 7:02am CST

Smoking in U.S. Adults Hits to Lowest Levels in 50 Years: CDC

Smoking in U.S. Adults Hits to Lowest Levels in 50 Years: CDC

The smoking rate has declined to 16.8% in 2014 compared to 20.9% in 2005....

Nov 15 2015, 2:59am CST

Will the US Change the Smoking Age?

Will the US Change the Smoking Age?

Many people are urging the US to raise the age to 21....

Oct 27 2015, 8:19am CDT

The Ban of Cigarettes at CVS Lowered Smoking Numbers

The Ban of Cigarettes at CVS Lowered Smoking Numbers

CVS caused quite a stir last year when they announced that they would no longer be selling tobacco products, as it was directly...

Sep 3 2015, 8:51am CDT

Daily Pot Smoking at Highest in US College Students in 35 Years

Daily Pot Smoking at Highest in US College Students in 35 Years

More college students have admitted to smoking weed rather than cigarettes as reported in the past few years....

Sep 1 2015, 8:20am CDT

E-Cigarettes Are 95% Less Harmful than Smoking, UK Study Suggests

E-cigarettes Are 95% Less Harmful than Smoking, UK Study Suggests

E-cigarettes contributes to less diseases and health inequalities than conventional cigarettes and should be promoted as a tool...

Aug 19 2015, 10:05pm CDT

Nicotine Eating Bacteria May Help Quit Smoking

Nicotine Eating Bacteria May Help Quit Smoking

The newly discovered bacterial enzyme can lead to a successful anti-smoking drug...

Aug 9 2015, 9:44pm CDT

E-Cigarettes Promote Smoking in US Teens?

E-Cigarettes Promote Smoking in US Teens?

Is the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes promoting smoking amongst teens in US?...

Jul 28 2015, 10:25am CDT

10 Benefits of Quitting Smoking

10 Benefits of Quitting Smoking

The following are 10 solid reasons to give up the addiction of smoking for the sake of your health and well-being....

Jul 25 2015, 6:26am CDT

Smoking Increases Schizophrenia Risk

Smoking Increases Schizophrenia Risk

After an analysis of collective studies, researchers have revelaed that smoking increases the risk of developing neurological d...

Jul 11 2015, 6:52am CDT

Hawaii Officially Raises Smoking Age

Hawaii Officially Raises Smoking Age

Hawaii is the first state in the US to raise its smoking age to 21, a measure that was signed into law on Friday and will becom...

Jun 23 2015, 10:47am CDT

Paul McCartney Quits Smoking Weed for His Grandchildren

Paul McCartney Quits Smoking Weed for His Grandchildren

Paul McCartney shares details about his fitness regime and the reason why he stopped using hash!...

Jun 1 2015, 3:36am CDT

Heidi Klum Stewardess Photo is Smoking Hot

Heidi Klum Stewardess Photo is Smoking Hot

Super model, TV host and media mogul Heidi Klum stuns in a promo photo for her new German TV show as stewardess....

Feb 11 2015, 8:15am CST

Tyson Chandler Leads Dallas Mavericks in Smoking New York Knicks

Tyson Chandler Leads Dallas Mavericks in Smoking New York Knicks

Tyson Chandler Leads Dallas Mavericks in Smoking New York Knicks...

Nov 27 2014, 3:04am CST

Is Eating Marijuana Indeed Riskier Than Smoking It?

Is Eating Marijuana Indeed Riskier Than Smoking It?

As more states are on the way to legalizing medical marijuana, a different pot conversation has heated up: The potential health...

Jun 5 2014, 3:01am CDT

Quit Smoking To Avoid Third-Hand Smoke

Quit Smoking To Avoid Third-Hand Smoke

Quit smoking before the third-hand smoke destroys your and your kid's health....

Mar 21 2014, 12:40pm CDT

Quit Smoking Using Tobacco Quit and Save App

Quit Smoking Using Tobacco Quit and Save App

Smokers can now quit smoking via a special Tobacco Quit and Save application that also tells them how much they have saved by n...

Mar 21 2014, 10:06am CDT

Quit Smoking Before Third-Hand Smoke Destroys Your Kid's Health

Quit Smoking Before Third-Hand Smoke Destroys Your Kid's Health

The conclusion most physicians and health experts have arrived at is that people ought to quit smoking. The reason is third-han...

Mar 21 2014, 4:45am CDT

Leonard Nimoy Quit Smoking 30 Years Ago

Leonard Nimoy Says His Fans to Quit Smoking

Leonard Nimoy quit smoking 30 years ago. Yet he now has chronic lung disease now thanks to years of smoking. That is why, he as...

Mar 8 2014, 11:23am CST