Put a Cork in It: Drinking a Bottle of Wine Per Week Is as Bad as Smoking 10 Cigarettes, Researchers Say

If you think a glass of wine a few nights a week can’t be that bad for your health, consider that it could be the healthy equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes. That’s according to a new study published in the journal BMC Public Health, in which researchers looked at how one type of […]

Biggest Vaping Study Ever Links E-Cigs With Heart Attacks and Depression

Tobacco smoking adults that use electronic cigarettes have a significantly higher chance of myocardial infarction (a heart attack), as well as coronary heart disease and depression, according to the largest-ever study conducted on the public health effects of what many people refer to as vaping. The research study findings, published in a press release, will […]

When Cigarette Smoke Gets In Your Eyes—and Vascular System—It Could Impair Your Eyesight

Heavy smokers may get more than smoke in their eyes, according to new research on the effects of smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day. A study in the journal Psychiatry Research found that chronic smokers have a diminished ability to distinguish colors and contrasts, and that over a prolonged period of using tobacco products, […]

Prenatal Nicotine Exposure Linked to Children’s ADHD Diagnoses in Study Based on Blood Samples

Women who smoke during pregnancy, and therefore have nicotine in their systems, are more likely to give birth to children who later develop attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study in the journal Pediatrics. And according to reporting by Reuters, which highlighted the study’s findings on Monday, the higher the nicotine levels in a mother’s […]