Health Tip: Ready to Quit Smoking?
(HealthDay News) -- Smoking can lead to a number of serious
health problems, from cancer to heart disease. And quitting the
habit can foster immediate and longer-term health benefits.
E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research with mice shows that electronic cigarette vapor weakens the immune system in the lungs and contains some of the same harmful chemicals found in tobacco cigarettes.
Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than half of
Americans are aware that some major lifestyle factors can affect
their cancer risk, a new survey suggests.
58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC
TUESDAY, Feb. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although fewer Americans are smoking and more communities have smoke-free laws, 58 million nonsmokers are still being exposed to secondhand smoke, U.S. health officials said Tuesday.