UAB treated the first patient in the nation in an experimental lung reduction procedure for emphysema.
13:38 Feb 20, 2013
Smokeless tobacco users who said they didn't want to quit changed their minds or significantly cut back when given nicotine lozenges or tobacco-free snuff in a Mayo Clinic study. The findings are published in the February issue of Addictive ...
09:52 Feb 19, 2013
Sharon Pine, PhD, a researcher at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey has been awarded a two-year, $80,000 dollar research grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation to study the early detection and prevention of lung cancer. Dr. Pine's team will ...
05:51 Feb 19, 2013
The UCSF School of Pharmacy has partnered with Safeway Inc. to help Safeway customers quit smoking, by connecting them with specially trained pharmacists to learn about smoking-cessation programs and other resources.
11:24 Feb 12, 2013
How do young adults use 'new' tobacco products?
12:30 Feb 7, 2013
If you exercise, eat right and don't smoke, a history of heart disease in your family can still put you at risk â
10:48 Jan 31, 2013
Lung and head and neck cancer patients who smoked before surgery are more likely to relapse than those who had quit before surgery, Moffitt Cancer Center researchers say. They found that smoking-relapse prevention interventions are needed ...
06:51 Jan 23, 2013
Make 2013 memorable by following these UAB doctor-recommended lifestyle changes.
10:31 Jan 9, 2013
â¢ Smoking causes dysregulation of enzymes in leg vein used for coronary bypass grafts.
22:27 Jan 1, 2013
13 notable, no-holds-barred, what-are-you-waiting-for, research-based New Year's resolutions to make 2013 your best year yet.
15:32 Dec 20, 2012
With research showing that smokers are most receptive to quit messages on Monday, the non-profit Quit & Stay Quit Monday campaign offers free tools and social media resources to help smokers quit leading up to New Year's and stay quit every Monday ...
06:29 Dec 20, 2012
A medication being tested to help smokers kick the habit also may help avoid the weight gain that is common after quitting -- but only in women. This is the first medication shown to reduce weight gain for up to one year in women smokers who quit.
11:45 Dec 10, 2012
Joseph Ferrari, author of 'Still Procrastinating?: The No Regrets Guide to Getting it Done,' says now is the time to start thinking about New Year's resolutions, especially if you're a procrastinator.
13:32 Dec 7, 2012
Policies that ban tobacco product displays at the point of sale may help reduce youth smoking by deterring youth from purchasing tobacco products at retail stores, according to a new study by RTI International and Tarheel Technologies.
10:34 Dec 3, 2012
Dana-Farber experts offer life saving information and ways to reduce risk of lung cancer.
12:26 Nov 14, 2012
The findings will be presented at the 46th annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
07:24 Nov 14, 2012
Smoking is both a physical addiction to nicotine and a learned psychological behavior, so the best way to quit is to attack it from both sides, says Sarah Shelton, manager of research and evaluation at the Center for Public Health Systems Science ...
06:23 Nov 14, 2012
Laws that end smoking at work and other public places result in significantly fewer hospitalizations for heart attacks, strokes, asthma and other respiratory conditions, a new UCSF analysis has found.
14:41 Nov 6, 2012
Nationally, more than 160,000 lung cancer deaths are expected by years end, accounting for 28 percent of all cancer deaths. The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is making experts available to discuss the risk factors surrounding the disease, as well ...
05:36 Oct 24, 2012
Graphic and/or emotional television anti-smoking ads get more smokers to try to quit than less intense ads, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
21:18 Oct 8, 2012