Smoking prevalence among people with disabilities is nearly 50 percent higher than among people without disabilities (29.9 percent vs. 19.8 percent).
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Acting Surgeon General Kenneth Moritsugu, M.D., M.P.H., joined with the American Academy of Pediatrics to call on pediatricians to help parents eliminate children's exposure to secondhand smoke.
Pregnant women trying to quit smoking could find it easier with help from nicotine replacement therapy.
The smoking ban has not only improved air quality in Irish pubs but also appears to have improved the quality of the music.
Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act would give FDA authority over tobacco products and the tobacco industry's marketing practices.
An estimated 20.9% of all US adults smoke, and even with a strong desire to quit smoking, most find it exceptionally difficult.
A genetic variant present in nearly half of Americans of European ancestry is linked to greater effectiveness of the smoking cessation medication bupropion.
OSF HealthCare is celebrating its one-year anniversary with the Free & Clear Quit For Life Program with strong results.
University of Kentucky and University of Louisville athletes, cheerleaders and mascots are working to spread the Get Healthy Kentucky message - sports and tobacco don't mix.
Fourth independent evaluation of New York's Tobacco Control Program noted that the prevalence of youth and adult smoking in 2006 declined faster in New York than in the United States as a whole.
As health groups predicted, England's ban on smoking in indoor public places and workplaces has been a huge success with early data revealing that 97% of businesses have complied with the law. Right across the country, shops, factories and pubs have enforced the smokefree law to the benefit of customers and employees.
Teenage girls who are dieting are almost twice as likely to start smoking regularly as girls who are not dieting.
On September 1st, smokers in Houston will have an added incentive to quit as the city implements a citywide smoking ban that prohibits indoor smoking in public places including restaurants and bars.
As teens wait anxiously for their GCSE results this week, many of the approximately one hundred thousand 16-year-old smokers may be turning to cigarettes for relief as the pressure mounts.
A new poll of registered voters in the 9th Congressional District of Indiana finds that 72 percent of voters support Congress passing a bill to give FDA the authority to regulate tobacco products.
Health Department to Distribute Free Nicotine Patches to Staten Island Residents at Ferry Terminal as Part of Effort to Address High Smoking Rate and Help To Quit Smoking.
Missouri Department of Health has been awarded a grant to provide training for health care providers to help women of child-bearing age
Fewer than one in five adults smoke in Clark County and Washington State.
A poorly understood and previously unsuspected mechanism may be the key to understanding how life-style associated forms of oxidative stress, such as exposure to cigarette smoke, damage cells in the lungs.