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Hiding Tobacco Displays in Stores Might Lower Kids' Smoking Rates

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers may be less likely to buy cigarettes in convenience stores if tobacco ads and products are out of sight, according to a new study.

E-Cigarette Ads Boost Use Among Young Adults, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Advertising may boost young adults' use of electronic cigarettes, a new study finds.

Here's Your Chance to Stop Smoking

TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Making the decision to quit smoking is the most important step in kicking the habit, and that's what smokers are being encouraged to do as part of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout on Nov. 19.

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Below 15 Percent: CDC

TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American adults who light up has fallen to a new low of just 14.9 percent, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Teens, Parents Share E-Cigarette Concerns, Poll Finds

MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens agree with parents that the sale of electronic cigarettes should be tightly controlled, a new U.S. poll finds.

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Falls to New Low

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer Americans smoke than a decade ago, and those who still light up do so less often, federal health officials reported Thursday.

Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Rising Among Hispanics, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Use of electronic cigarettes and water pipes (hookahs) is rising among Hispanics in the United States, a new study finds.

Anti-Smoking Programs May Sometimes Backfire

TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Programs that stigmatize smoking can backfire.

Smoking Common in Foreign Films, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Movies made in other countries are more likely to depict smoking than films made in the United States, a new study finds.

E-Cigarette Use Highest Among Young Adults, U.S. Report Finds

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a first-of-its-kind look at electronic cigarettes, a new U.S. government study reports that nearly 13 percent of American adults have tried e-cigarettes at least once and almost 4 percent use them.

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