The more frequently that teenage girls light up, the less bone mineral density they build.
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.
Women who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to birth a child with Asperger’s disorder or some other form of autism, suggests a new study.
Weight gain, smoking, and drinking during the 20s and 30s influence the age a woman undergoes menopause, a new study says.
The medical marijuana drug Sativex, which could be approved in the United States as a treatment for pain relief, has little potential for abuse, experts say.
A public health campaign that features a testimonial from someone who doesn't actually have the disease they say they have is ethically wrong, experts say.
Casual to moderate use of marijuana has no negative implications for lungs, according to JAMA study.
People who successfully quit smoking are more satisfied with their lives and feel healthier than those who continue to smoke, a new study shows.
Cigarette and alcohol use among eighth, 10th and 12th-graders is at the lowest point since the 1970s, according to a new survey.