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Warning for Stop-Smoking Drugs Gets Revised
The risk for mental health side effects tied to stop-smoking medications may be lower than once thought, according to a recent review of a large clinical trial.
Safe Smoking? No Such Thing
Even smoking an average of one cigarette or less per day may increase your risk of dying earlier, a new study found.
Younger Smokers May Face Greater Risk
Smoking is dangerous for people of all ages, but younger people who smoke may face higher health risks, a new study found.
E-Cigs May Be Just the Beginning
Vaping may be just the beginning of some teens' nicotine use, according to a new study.
From Bipolar Disorder to Substance Use
Now there's more evidence to support a link between bipolar disorder and substance use disorder in adolescents, according to a new study. 
Why Teens Vape
What are teens vaping for — nicotine or flavors?
FDA Issues New E-Cig Rules
New e-cigarette regulations include rules to prevent minors from vaping.
The Harms of Teen Vaping
Teens who wouldn't have started smoking in the first place may now be using electronic cigarettes, a new study found.
Smoking and Kidney Function in African-Americans
Cigarette smoking may increase kidney disease risk among African-Americans, according to a new study.
Smoking Cessation
To hear it from former smokers, kicking the habit is among the hardest things to do. But it’s not impossible — millions of people do it every year. Here are the facts on smoking cessation.