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Smokers, Obese People Need Major Heart Interventions Earlier in Life

FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 – In a finding that confirms healthy habits make for healthy hearts, new research shows that smokers and obese people must have their clogged arteries cleared at much younger...

More Than One in Four Adults With CVD Currently Smoke

FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 – More than one in four adults with cardiovascular disease (CVD) report current tobacco use, according to a study published online June 9 in the Journal of the American Heart...

Did People Smoke More or Less During the Pandemic?

THURSDAY, June 10, 2021 – The coronavirus pandemic has affected American smokers in different ways, a new study finds. While some smoked more to help them cope with the crisis, others quit to reduce...

Many Heart Disease Patients Keep Smoking, Despite Knowing Risks

WEDNESDAY, June 9, 2021 – Smoking cigarettes or using other tobacco products increases heart risks, but that doesn't stop some Americans with a history of heart problems, new research finds. Many...

Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use High Among U.S. Students

TUESDAY, June 8, 2021 – Current electronic cigarette use, frequent use, and flavored e-cigarette use is high among high school and middle school students in the United States, according to a study...

Youth Vaping Rates Decline, But 1 in 5 U.S. Teens Still Uses E-Cigs

MONDAY, June 7, 2021 – Although the number of teens who use e-cigarettes has dropped significantly, new research suggests that vaping rates are still too high. "This study underscores that flavored...

Americans' Lung Health: The Poor Suffer Most

TUESDAY, June 1, 2021 – The health of your lungs may have a lot to do with the size of your bank account, a new, large study indicates. The finding follows a six-decade look at lung disease risk...

Number of Smokers Continuing to Rise Worldwide

FRIDAY, May 28, 2021 – The number of smokers is continuing to increase worldwide, and most smokers start smoking before age 25 years, according to two studies published online May 27 in The Lancet...

Did a Ban on Flavored Vapes Raise Teen Smoking Rates?

THURSDAY, May 27, 2021 – A ban on flavored vaping products in San Francisco may have increased high school students' use of conventional cigarettes, according to a new study. In 2018, voters in the...

AHA News: Deep Disparities Persist in Who Gets Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

THURSDAY, May 27, 2021 (American Heart Association News) – Harmful secondhand tobacco smoke remains more widespread than most people think, experts say, and exposure is particularly high for...

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Linked to Odds of ADHD Symptoms

FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 – Exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) from pregnancy to childhood is associated with increased odds of having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and...

Even Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy Might Raise Baby's Breathing Risks

WEDNESDAY, May 19, 2021 – Infants exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb and early childhood are likely to have weaker lungs, a new study suggests. The finding is based on levels of blood cotinine...

E-Cigarette Use Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma in Young Adults

TUESDAY, May 18, 2021 – Current electronic cigarette use is associated with significantly increased odds of having asthma, according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society 2021...

Vaping Ups Teens' Odds for Asthma, Asthma Attacks

FRIDAY, May 14, 2021 – Though some think that vaping is a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, Canadian research suggests it could raise the risk of developing asthma or having...

Dual Use of E-Cigarettes + Smoked Products Ups Risk for Respiratory Symptoms

FRIDAY, May 7, 2021 – Dual use of an electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) and smoked tobacco is associated with an increased risk for incident respiratory symptoms compared with use of either...

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