Smokers who quit, particularly at young ages, show much lower mortality rates than those who continue smoking.
People vape, or smoke electronic cigarettes, for various reasons, including to quit smoking regular cigarettes and even to boost their social image. Live Science keeps you up to date on all the research findings linked to vaping, answering questions about why people vape, how vaping affects the body and more.
Drinking a bottle of wine per week may be like smoking five to 10 cigarettes in terms of cancer risk.
A new study has found a link between e-cigarette use and an increased risk of stroke and heart attacks.
With names like "Banana Pudding," "Blueberry Cinnamon-Streusel Muffin" and "Butter Crunch," the flavoring ingredients in electronic cigarettes sound not only harmless but immensely appealing.
The FDA is taking steps to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes. But exactly how do you take the nicotine out of tobacco?
A new tobacco device, known as IQOS, could soon be sold in the U.S. But is it safer than a regular cigarette? An FDA panel has weighed in.
U.S. officials remain concerned about teen marijuana use — which increased in the past year — and vaping, which is common, according to a new survey.
Switching to e-cigarettes won't solve all the health problems smokers face, but how do they stack up compared to regular cigarettes?
Marijuana's popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys.
Smoking pot is often considered safer than smoking cigarettes, but a new study suggests that marijuana use may increase a person's risk of death from high blood pressure.
The findings of the new study could have implications for helping people quit smoking, the researchers said.