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COPD 101
Has it been getting harder for you to breathe? Maybe it’s the weather, but it could be COPD.
Youth E-Cig Use: Down but Still Widespread
In the span of one year, roughly 1.8 million fewer young people reported using electronic cigarettes. But that means around 3.6 million children and adolescents said they still used the devices.
New Cigarette Packaging Coming Soon
You will soon see new cigarette packaging in stores near you.
New Year, New Chance to Quit Smoking
Whether you have tried many times to quit smoking or you have never once tried to quit, a new year means another chance to successfully kick the habit.
Number of Vaping-Related Injuries On the Rise
The number of lung injuries related to electronic cigarette use continues to rise.
Regulating Flavored E-Cig Products
A game-changer for the electronic cigarette market may be on the horizon.
Fighting Youth E-Cig Use
E-cigarettes and vaping continue to make news headlines.
Heated Tobacco Devices: Not a Safe Option
New heated tobacco devices are not a safe alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes or using electronic cigarettes, according to a new study.
Stop Smoking with These 6 Tips
Quitting smoking is hard, but millions of people have been able to do it, and you can, too.
Understanding Youth Tobacco Use
Fewer middle and high school students are using tobacco products than in recent years, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. But there's still work to be done.