The FDA says smokers who are trying to quit can safely use over-the counter nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended in a move to help millions of Americans kick the habit.
A North Texas representative has filed a bill to make all businesses in the state smoke-free. Denton Republican Myra Crownover says House Bill 400 is targeted to protect employees from second-hand smoke.
Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the CDC says.
Talk about a smoke break. Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 18 months because the federal government has prevented them from doing so.
Dr. Crystal Foster discusses some current medical headlines, including this season’s flu, a study on teen dating violence, and the risks of smoking.
Today is the 37th Great American Smokeout — the day when smokers are encouraged to make a plan to quit smoking.
Dr. Crystal Foster talks about the latest medical headlines including Halloween candy tips and guidelines for caffeinated drinks.
The City of Arlington has tabled a proposal to ban smoking in billiard parlors and city parks, while restricting smoking at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
The City of Arlington is considering stricter limitations on smoking at Rangers Ballpark. The proposal may have some baseball fans fuming. But smoking will not be banned entirely.
The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a FDA requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.
A new study shows that the most popular kids in school are also the most likely to be smoking.
The federal government can’t require tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.