Marijuana was made illegal as a public health safety measure, but according to results from a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, marijuana smoke is not as damaging to the lungs as cigarette smoke.
Using a nicotine patch may help improve mild memory loss in older adults, according to a study published in the journal Neurology.
Previous studies have shown smokers could improve cognitive function by quitting smoking and other studies have found attention and memory improvement in people with Alzheimer’s disease. In this study, researchers at the American Academy of Neurology looked at nicotine
If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to quit smoking, you may have turned to nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) like patches and gum to help you kick the habit. But new research indicates that even when such therapies are combined with smoking cessation counseling, they aren’t all that much help in quitting long-term.
If you’ve decided to greet the New Year with a resolution to quit smoking, you may be dreading the stress and jitters often associated with nicotine withdrawal. But take heart! A new study says you’ll be healthier and happier.
While most cases of lung cancer occur in smokers, nearly 20 percent of cases strike those who’ve never touched a cigarette. When it comes down to the facts, 32,000 nonsmoking Americans die from lung cancer every year — so many that experts say it’s time to stop calling it “the smoker’s disease.”