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Tobacco Use

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  • Death toll from smoking goes way beyond lung cancer, study says

    Death toll from smoking goes way beyond lung cancer, study says
    Cigarette smoking is responsible for at least 345,962 cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, according to a new study.
  • Don't dismiss the link between smoking and suicide, researchers warn

    Don't dismiss the link between smoking and suicide, researchers warn
    To the long list of ways that smoking can kill you, experts should add one more cause of death – suicide. So say some sharp-eyed readers of the New England Journal of Medicine. In February, the trio spied a report in the journal that examined...

    Study: Many teens who use e-cigarettes also smoke regular cigarettes

    Study: Many teens who use e-cigarettes also smoke regular cigarettes
    Public health experts fear electronic cigarettes -- with their colorful designs and array of sweet flavorings -- will induce young people to start smoking. But are those fears justified? A new study from Wales offers mixed results. Researchers found...

    Teen use of e-cigarettes continues to soar, alarming many experts

    Teen use of e-cigarettes continues to soar, alarming many experts
    The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 — a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says. The percentage of American high...

    San Francisco moves to ban tobacco use among players at ballparks

    San Francisco moves to ban tobacco use among players at ballparks
    San Francisco is aiming to make the city tobacco-free, even for its professional baseball players. City supervisors voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that would ban the use of smokeless tobacco on the city's playing fields, which includes AT&T...