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E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people think electronic cigarettes are a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but a new study suggests that's not the case.

Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community

MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In yet another sign that lesbian, gay and bisexual people face additional health risks, a new study finds they're more likely to drink heavily and smoke.

Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment

FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may blunt the effectiveness of a certain kind of breast cancer treatment, new research suggests.

Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers in southern states can still find plenty of places to spread secondhand smoke to others, a new report finds.

Report Faulty Tobacco Products to FDA

SUNDAY, June 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If your water pipe, e-cigarette, hookah or smokeless tobacco is defective or causing a health problem, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to hear from you.

Depression Plagues Many With COPD

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may raise the risk of depression among patients with the incurable respiratory illness, two new studies suggest.

E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study

MONDAY, June 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens in the United States who use electronic cigarettes are six times more likely to move on to traditional cigarettes compared to kids who never use the devices, a new study reports.

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up

THURSDAY, June 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It may seem like eye-rolling teens never listen, but a new U.S. government report finds many kids are getting some health messages loud and clear.

Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit

MONDAY, June 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Ghastly smoking-relating photos on cigarette packs do encourage smokers to quit, a new study finds.

Most Americans Support Rise in Legal Smoking Age

WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Highlighting tobacco's growing unpopularity, a new survey finds most Americans support pushing the legal smoking age even higher.

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