The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.
Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.
A study of over 32,000 women has been released that takes a look at what can be done to reduce the incidence of stroke.
According to a study which followed over 20,000 men in Sweden for 11 years, five factors had the greatest impact on health: diet, exercise, smoking, weight circumference, and alcohol consumption.
Smoking would have been banned at parks and limited at beaches under the bill approved by the state Senate and Assembly in June. It garnered overwhelming support in both chambers.
Smoking is banned in more than eight out of 10 U.S. homes — nearly twice as many as two decades ago, according to a new government study.
Talking about the importance of patients quitting smoking may be one of the most important roles of the physician, yet most are mum on the subject.
There are certain tips that can help if you have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive piulmonary disease. The first is to quit smoking.
While researchers say more studies need to be done, they also say that text messaging programs can keep smokers accountable.
A bill sponsored by Sens. Dick Codey and Joe Vitale would raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products and e-cigarette devices as well as regular cigarettes.
The measure on Monday was amended to allow towns to set aside up to 20 percent of a beach or park as a smoking area.
Chris covers the NBA’s decision to ban Donald Sterling for life, the City of Philadelphia’s decision to ban smoking in public parks and Allyson Schwartz interview with an editorial board. He talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Research indicates that smoke-free workplaces and public spaces reduce the incidence of preterm births and hospital visits for asthma.
Those with better education live longer and are more productive.
Smoking has declined in the past 5 decades as has cancer and heart disease but there are still almost 50 million smokers likely to suffer the unnecessary consequences.