E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Former tobacco smokers find e-cigarettes less addictive than traditional cigarettes, new research finds.

Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The naturally occurring plant compound cytisine may be more effective than nicotine replacement therapy in helping smokers quit, a new study suggests.

Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of outreach program was effective in helping poorer Americans quit smoking, researchers say.

E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly a third of Hawaiian high school students have tried e-cigarettes, new research suggests.

Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study

FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking might hamper treatment for alcohol abuse, a new study indicates.

U.S. Taxpayers Burdened by Smoking-Related Ills

THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The health care costs of cigarette smoking in the United States are as much as $170 billion a year, and taxpayers pick up the tab for nearly two-thirds of that amount, a new study says.

Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A national anti-smoking campaign featuring tips from former smokers was highly successful and cost-effective, a new study reports.

Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report

TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite large declines in smoking rates, cigarettes still cause about one-third of cancer deaths in the United States, according to a new study.

Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens

MONDAY, Dec. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exotic hookah water pipes are all the rage among teens and young adults, but a new study suggests they could be a "gateway" device to cigarette smoking.

Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men who smoke may see more of their Y chromosomes disappear as they age, a new study suggests.