Although e-cigarettes have been marketed as a way to help people quit smoking, a new study finds that teens who use the products often smoke regular cigarettes as well.
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.
Quitting smoking is a healthy step, but it can be exceedingly difficult. Here's a look at the science-proven tips that can make quitting easier.
The nation's largest drugstore chain said that selling tobacco products is at odds with its mission of promoting health.
The percentage of Americans developing lung cancer every year is dropping, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Worldwide smoking rates are down, but the number of total smokers has increased due to population growth, a new study shows.
While the new finding may not push Alice's hookah-smoking insect from its psychedelic pedestal, this caterpillar is pretty snazzy, as it puffs out nicotine to ward off hungry wolf spiders.
E-cigarettes are increasingly popular, pitched by the industry as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes, but they're just as addictive and harmful in other ways, studies show.
Unconventional smoking products such as electronic cigarettes and hookahs are becoming more popular among U.S. teens, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
When people retire, do they use their newfound freedom and free time to cook at home more often and exercise? A new study takes a look at how retirement affects your health.
Nicotine inhibits nerve receptors in the brain that would otherwise stop the body from feeling pleasure from smoking.
People who smoke don't always 'fess up their habit to their doctor. Shame and not wanting be lectured are the main reasons why, a new survey says.