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File photo of a person lighting a cigarette. (Photo by HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/GettyImages)

Historic Smoking Report Marks 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago, ashtrays seemed to be on every table and desk. Athletes and even Fred Flintstone endorsed cigarettes in TV commercials.

01/04/2014

File photo of a teenage boy smoking.  (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Study: Teenagers Find Slim Cigarettes Cooler, Safer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day in the United States, nearly 4,000 people younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette. Within that age group, an estimated 1,000 youth become daily cigarette smokers.

11/12/2013

A CDC report finds small, candy flavored cigars are gaining popularity with teens. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Study: Flavored Small Cigars Are Popular With Kids

mall cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use.

10/22/2013

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them. (DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit As Effectively As Nicotine Patches

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them.

09/07/2013

File photo of packs of cigarettes.  (REMY GABALDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Gargling Glucose Can Help Smokers Quit

Researchers now believe glucose can help those addicted to cigarette smoking quit.

11/10/2012

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