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Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite efforts by lawmakers and manufacturers to protect workers and provide safe working environments, the risk of bladder cancer is still rising in certain industries, a new study finds.

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking greatly increases recovering alcoholics' risk of relapse, a new study warns.

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Early exposure to secondhand smoke may lead to behavioral problems in children, a new study suggests.

'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers are more likely to cut back or quit if they switch to cigarettes made from tobacco containing very low levels of nicotine, new research shows.

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bubblegum, cotton candy, chocolate: Just a few of the tempting flavors often added to tobacco being consumed by American children and teens.

Some More Vulnerable to Nicotine Addiction Than Others: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some people are more likely than others to get hooked quickly on cigarettes, new research suggests.

Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking significantly increases medical costs among people with peripheral artery disease (PAD), a new study suggests.

Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer

SUNDAY, Sept. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study has identified significant differences between lung cancer patients who smoke and those who don't.

8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People in addiction-treatment programs are about two to three times more likely to smoke than other people, a new study finds.

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma

THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to secondhand smoke puts children with asthma at nearly double the risk of winding up in the hospital, a new analysis reveals.

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