Smoking

Study: Smoking Weed Is Not Good For Your Heart

(CNN) - New research says marijuana may tucker out your ticker. The American Heart Association advises people to avoid smoking or vaping cannabis products. According to the AHA, pot contains components similar to tobacco smoke. Some smokers could suffer…

Smokers Contracting Covid get Sicker

  Health experts are sounding the alarm about covid-19 and smoking. They say the habit can make you much sicker if you contract the virus…

Smoking Pot Might Be Bad For Heart Patients

(CNN) - Researchers have discovered about two million Americans with heart disease have used marijuana; even though it's a suspected risk factor. Scientists reviewed previously published studies to uncover the statistic. There are few randomized control trials studying the…

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

  November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. We talk to a doctor at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital to discuss who is most at risk for lung cancer and why lung cancer screening…

Study: Exposure To Air Pollution Like Smoking Pack A Day

(CNN) - Long-term exposure to air pollution has health effects similar to smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for many years. That's according to research published in the the medical journal Jama Tuesday. The study spanned ten years…

Young Women Smokers, High Risk Of Heart Attack

(CNN) - Here's more news that may help smokers drop the habit. Smoking is bad for your heart, especially if you are a young woman. A new study published in the the Journal of the American College of Cardiology…

Study: Smoking While Pregnant Doubles Risk Of SIDS

(CNN) - A new study reveals frightening numbers about smoking while pregnant. Researchers say just one cigarette a day during pregnancy can double the chance of a baby's sudden, unexpected death. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, analyzed…

Report: Smoking Hookah May Harm Your Heart

(CNN) - A warning that may come as no surprise. Smoking hookah may be harmful to your heart. The American Heart Association says hookah smoking affects heart rate and blood pressure and with chronic use is linked to an…

FDA: Drugs Needed To Help Kids Quit Vaping, Smoking

(CNN) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering the role of drug therapies to get kids to quit vapes and other nicotine products. Vaping has increased 80% among high schoolers and 50% among middle schoolers, according to…