Latest Health effects of tobacco Stories
Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) and hookahs are fast becoming popular among middle and high school students, according to a newly-published report by the Center for Diseases Control (CDC).
Two-thirds of all smokers die as a result of their tobacco-based habit, and lighting-up on a regular basis can reduce a person’s lifespan by a full decade, researchers from the Sax Institute in Australia claim in a new study.
While cigarette smoking appears to be declining, smoking tobacco through a hookah or water pipe is increasingly popular among teens and young adults.
A new study presented at the European Society of Cardiology has found smokers who live to be 70 could have lived at least four years longer if they had just snuffed the habit in their earlier years.
Smokers with more severe nicotine dependence are more likely to gain weight when they try to quit.
Patients who participated in a smoking-cessation program during hospitalization for mental illness were able to quit smoking and were less likely to be hospitalized again for their psychiatric conditions.
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