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Health officials say a growing number of people, mainly seniors, are suffering serious burns from smoking while on oxygen therapy for lung problems.
A recent U.S. study has found that children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to show increased levels of body fat, and decreased levels of cognitive ability.
A group of smokers from Massachusetts is seeking to force Philip Morris USA to pay for a monitoring program to detect early signs of lung cancer.
The Canadian Cancer Society, the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Running Room have partnered to launch Run to Quit, a 10-week program that will offer running sessions and coaching on how to kick your tobacco habit for good.
Nearly half of nonsmoking kids in middle school and high school encountered secondhand tobacco smoke in 2013, and rates were even higher among smokers.
In a study into the effectiveness of shock visuals on cigarette packets, American researchers showed that anxiety-provoking images had a positive impact on regular smokers' behavior.
B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake says starting Jan. 1, anyone who wants to quit no longer needs to call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1 to join the province's smoking cessation program.
Smoking is bad for pets too, the University of Glasgow said Tuesday, citing an ongoing study into the effects of second-hand smoke on dogs and cats.
A U.S. study has found that both active and passive smoking are linked to infertility problems and early menopause in women.
When it costs more to smoke, fewer babies die, according to a new study that links rising cigarette taxes with declines in infant mortality.
Research published in the medical journal The Lancet says one in three of all the young men in China are likely to die from tobacco, but that the number can fall if the men quit smoking.