Tried to Quit But Still Smoking? Help's On the Way

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to kicking the smoking habit, if at first you don't succeed, try, try again, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Health Tip: 11 Harmful Effects of Smoking

(HealthDay News) -- Everyone knows that smoking is dangerous, increasing the risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease and stroke.

Face It: Drinking, Smoking Takes Toll on Looks

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Don't want to look old before your time?

Obamacare May Have Helped More Americans Quit Smoking

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a greater increase in low-income adults who quit smoking than did states that did not expand Medicaid, a new study found.

New 'Heat-Not-Burn' Cigarettes Harm Blood Vessels: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Heat-not-burn "cigarettes" could be as harmful to your blood vessels as traditional smokes, a new animal study suggests.

Commitment Is Key for Online Quit-Smoking Groups

MONDAY, Nov. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- An online social network designed to help you quit smoking can do just that, a new study finds.

1 in 5 Americans Still Uses Tobacco, Gov't. Reports

THURSDAY, Nov. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' long love affair with cancer-causing cigarettes is fading -- but not gone.

With Cigarettes Out of Favor, Many U.S. Teens Also Shun Pot

MONDAY, Nov. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Today's American teens are smoking less than ever, and the trend may be keeping many from smoking pot, too.

Health Tip: Stop Smoking

(HealthDay News) -- While the harmful effects of smoking are well-documented, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reminds us of the benefits of quitting:

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Risk of COPD

TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with rheumatoid arthritis appear to have a higher risk of the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers report.