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HealthDay News: Smoking
On Top of Other Challenges, Homeless Have Higher Heart Disease Risk
MONDAY, May 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease remains a major killer of the homeless, a new review confirms.
Little 'Quit-Smoking' Help at U.S. Mental Health Centers
THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many mental health and addiction treatment centers in the United States don't help patients quit smoking, a new government study finds.
As Younger Men's Smoking Rises, So Does Their Stroke Risk
THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Men under 50 who smoke cigarettes are increasing their risk for a stroke, researchers warn.
Even Toddlers Endangered by Opioids, Other Addictive Drugs
TUESDAY, April, 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The youngest victims of America's addiction crisis are not the teenagers tempted by tobacco, pot and pills.
FDA Takes Aim at Flavored Tobacco
TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to discourage teens from lighting up, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it's considering regulating flavors in tobacco products more closely.
Teens Often Think E-Cigs, Hookah Pipes Harmless: CDC
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who use tobacco products other than cigarettes often see their habit as harmless, a new U.S. government survey finds.
FDA Considers Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said it plans to cut the amount of addictive nicotine in the nation's cigarettes.
Hearing Loss Joins Long List of Smoking Harms
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You can add hearing loss to the many health risks of smoking, new research suggests.
E-Cigarettes Doing More Harm Than Good: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic cigarettes do little to help smokers quit, and could actually increase the likelihood that teens and young adults will start smoking, a new study suggests.
Hookah Smoking Carries a Poisoning Risk
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many people think hookah smoking is less harmful than cigarettes, but they might not realize that hookahs can cause carbon monoxide poisoning, a medical expert warns.
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