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Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The hot flashes and night sweats of menopause don't play out the same for all women, new research shows.

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report.

'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarette makers say the products can help adults stop smoking, but new research suggests many teens use the devices because they seem cool, new and fun.

1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product

THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite decades of declines in smoking rates in the United States, one in five Americans still smokes or uses hookahs, e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Apartment residents are more likely to smoke and less likely to have smoke-free rules than people living in single-family homes, U.S. health officials report.

Are E-Cigs Slowing Teen Anti-Smoking Push?

MONDAY, July 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Declines in teenage smoking in the United States may be slowing because of the popularity of electronic cigarettes, a new study contends.

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported

THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A significantly higher percentage of American women may be smoking while pregnant than researchers have previously believed, a new study suggests.

Mixing Pot and Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk: Study

TUESDAY, July 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who mix marijuana with tobacco are at greater risk for dependency and less motivated to find support to quit these drugs, researchers report.

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.

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