Effect on smoking quit rate of telling patients their lung age: the Step2quit randomised controlled trial shows that telling smokers their lung age significantly improves the likelihood of them quitting.
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A survey of 2,153 U.S. adults reveals that most are unaware that former smokers are still at risk for one of the country's most common lung diseases - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.
Young people who read some of the most popular magazines on newsstands see a great deal of advertising from smokeless tobacco companies.
New York DoH takes leadership role in petitioning FDA to allow over-the-counter sales of nicotine replacement therapies in all retail locations where cigarettes are sold.
Study provides powerful evidence of the direct relationship between increased funding for state tobacco prevention and cessation programs and declines in adult smoking.
This New Year, it is anticipated that 15,992 smokers across Manchester will try to stop smoking.
More smokers in Wales than ever before using cessation services. Smokers were today urged to make giving up their number one New Year's resolution by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Wales, following the success of smoking cessation services in Wales in 2007.
Dr Tony Jewell's advice comes after figures showed that 2007 has been the best year so far for Stop Smoking Wales, the service funded by the Welsh Assembly Government and provided by the National Public Health Service to help smokers quit.
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has published statistics relating to the smoking cessation services for 2006/07.
Researchers has found an association between domestic violence and adult smoking.
Two more likely genetic locations for nicotine addiction have been identified through research by University of Virginia Health System researchers. This research explored the role of genetics, environmental factors and a brain compound called GABA, a chemical substance of the central nervous system that inhibits neurons in the brain.
January 1, 2008 will mark the ritualistic day of New Year's promises as many vow to stop smoking.
A Comparison of Mainstream and Sidestream Marijuana and Tobacco Cigarette Smoke Produced under Two Machine Smoking Conditions.