Fort Worth Council Votes To Expand Smoking RestrictionsThe Fort Worth City Council approved expanded the smoking ordinance 8-1 on Tuesday night inside a packed council chambers.
Big Tobacco's Anti-Smoking Ads Set To Begin After Decade Of DelayDecades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies will be returning to prime-time television this weekend, but not by choice.
Study Says Vaping May Cause Unique Problems As Bad As SmokingA team of researchers found that e-cigarette users had increased levels of chemicals linked to various lung diseases, as well as inflammatory diseases like lupus and psoriasis.
Study Finds E-Cigarette Users More Likely To Kick HabitPeople who use e-cigarettes are more likely to kick the habit than those who do not, a new study found. The research is the largest look yet at e-cigarette users, and found that e-cigarettes play a role in helping people quit.
Report: One-Third Of Dementia Cases Can Be PreventedOne-third of cases of dementia worldwide could potentially be prevented through better management of lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension, depression, and hearing loss over the course of a lifetime.
$13 A Pack? NYC Mayor Wants Highest Cigarette Prices In U.S.New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for the nation's biggest city to also be the country's priciest spot to buy a pack of smokes.
Officials: "Troubling" Growth Of Teen E-Cigarette UsageThe rising number of teenagers using e-cigarettes is worrying some health officials.
Texas Lawmakers Try Again To Raise Minimum Smoking AgeThis may be the year that Texas lawmakers pass a measure raising the smoking age from 19 to 21 years old. State Sen. Carlos Uresti says this is the fourth or fifth time that he's tried to get the bill through.
Arlington Councilwoman Wants Smoking Banned In All City ParksIt could soon be illegal to smoke in all Arlington city parks if one Councilwoman has her way.
Surgeon General Calls Youth 'Vaping' A Public Health ThreatThe U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.
Fort Worth Considers Banning Smoking From BarsThe Fort Worth City Council discussed banning smoking in bars during yesterday’s meeting.
It's Not All In The Genes: Clean Living Can Cut Heart RisksClean living can slash your risk for heart disease even if your genes are heavily stacked against you. A large study finds that people with the most inherited risk cut their chances if they didn't smoke, ate well, exercised and stayed slim.