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.
Texas lawmakers will hear testimony on how much revenue the state gets from tobacco-related manufacturers — and whether to make changes to increase it.
Teenagers aged 13 to 17 are more likely to start smoking cigarettes or weed on an average day in June and July than any other month in the year, according to study results.
Trying to quit smoking? It’s tough – studies suggest 70- to 80-percent of people who try to quit smoke within six months. That’s because nicotine is so addictive. Now a research team has announced that they’ve successfully tested a nicotine addiction vaccine.
Graphic warning labels on cigarette packs are used throughout the world to deter people from smoking, and a new study finds that the labels actually work.
Unhealthy habits may not have a factor in sperm count, according to a new study.
Dr. Crystal Foster talks about the latest health headlines, including a new law aimed at keeping kids safe from concussions, the benefits to quitting smoking, and bone fractures in postmenopausal women.
California is one of only a few states that has not hiked its cigarette taxes in the last decade. Now Texan Lance Armstrong is championing a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund cancer research.
Businesses are doing it, hospitals are doing it… will the City of Fort Worth be the next employer, and first major city in the country, to ban the hiring of smokers?
The University of Texas in Austin has gone tobacco-free in a healthy move that could add up to more cancer research money.
The government has revamped its strategy for getting people to kick the smoking habit, and the new campaign is about to hit TV and radio air waves and billboards, magazines and newspapers.
A new report says more work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products.