This Might Be Why Some People Are More Likely to Smoke Than Others

Some people are more likely than others to get hooked quickly on cigarettes, new research suggests.

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Watch This Makeup Artist Age Smokers to Help Them Quit

Wrinkles, stained teeth and sagging skin…oh my!

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E-Cigs Lead to Smoking Real Cigarettes, Study Finds

Young people who use e-cigarettes are much more likely to become smokers than those who don’t, a new study reports.

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Marijuana Now More Popular Than Cigarettes on Campus

On college campuses nationwide, daily cigarette smoking appears to be in steep decline while the rate of smoking pot each day climbs, well, higher.

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The Startling Smoking Trend Among Young Women

While overall smoking rates are falling in the United States, a new study points to one exception: Young women who often opt for “very light” smoking.

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Hookah Use is NOT Risk-Free, Linked to Cancer-Causing Chemicals

People who smoke hookahs inhale significant amounts of nicotine and compounds that can cause cancer, heart disease and other health problems, a new study shows.

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Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids’ Asthma Attacks

Bans on smoking in public places and the workplace in North America and Europe are linked to a 10 percent drop in premature births and the number of children going to the hospital for an asthma flare-up, according to a new study.

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Broken Bones May Heal Slower in Smokers, Study Suggests

British researchers found that bone-healing cells in nonsmokers were of better quality, were more active, and divided more quickly than those in smokers.

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Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Increases Heart Attack Risk

Secondhand smoke causes irreversible damage to children’s arteries and puts them at increased risk for heart attack and stroke later in life, a new study says.

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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Increased Risk of Miscarriage, Stillbirth

Breathing in someone else’s tobacco fumes might raise a woman’s odds for miscarriage, stillbirth or other complications, a new study suggests. The study found that the risk to pregnancy rises the longer women are exposed to secondhand smoke.

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