Philadelphia is cracking down on illegal sales of tobacco products to minors. Smoking is the leading cause of death and disability in Philadelphia. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl visits some violators and reveals the underage and undercover operation.
Without smoke, e-cigarettes are potentially safer than cigarettes and could help smokers quit but the studies are just starting.
According to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine smokers loose at least 10 years of life expectancy compared to non-smokers.
There is a great reason why parents should not smoke cigarettes in the car with their children.
“Here is the truth: Smoking kills, on average, 1200 Americans. Everyday.” Pretty blunt, eh? And not something you’d imagine a tobacco company saying. Except now, it’s going to be forced to put that exact statement on packages of cigarettes.
A recent study of female smokers found that even light to moderate smokers may be more likely to suffer sudden cardiac death.
There is no doubt that people prone to excess gambling, drinking or drug use can switch from one vice to another. Those who do this are said to have addictive personalities. And now, researchers are trying to determine a physical cause.
Universities and colleges have become the latest target for anti-smoking groups. There is controversy at one school that has imposed a ban on campus smoking.
Firefighters removed the woman from her home when they arrived. She’s now hospitalized in stable condition.
Breaking bad habits is hard – and sticking to a new routine is even harder. Lift is an app that can help.
The study from the University of Georgia finds that the sugar in lemonade helps self-control.
The West Chester Borough Council is scheduled to vote on new legislation that would fine smokers for littering their cigarette butts.
Employees can be disciplined for issues that affect their coworkers even if it’s not related to the tasks they perform. So body odor , cigarette stench or too-heavy perfume could get you fired.
Shift work can increase the risk of everything from depression to diabetes. And now, the latest information is that shift work and the potential sleep disorders associated with it actually increase the risk of heart attack.
Chester City Council adopted an ordinance, the first of its kind in Southeastern Pennsylvania, that bans smoking within 50 feet of parks, playgrounds, pools, and recreation centers in the city.