Smoking

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…

Study: Not Exercising Worse than Smoking, Diabetes

(CNN) - If you don't have the motivation to hit the gym, this might be the push you need. A new study finds that not exercising can be worse for you than smoking or having heart disease. Researchers at…

Study: 1 Million in France Quit Smoking Last Year

(CNN) - Smoking is becoming less prominent in French culture. One million daily smokers in France quit the habit last year. That's according to a new study by the French Department of Public Health. Tobacco kills an average of…

Most of Us Stay up Later on Weekend Nights

    In Your Health Minute, A new Johns Hopkins study finds most Americans go to bed much later on weekend nights than during the week. Delayed bedtimes were…