One out of 10 American high school students used e-cigarettes in 2012, along with nearly three in 100 middle-school students, according to a new federal report. That?s about double the rate of e-cigarette use in 2011.
Health experts disagree whether electronic cigarettes help fight smoking or threaten to get more people hooked, including teenagers. The answer is probably years away.
Cigarette smoking may have earned a reputation as an unhealthy, cancer-causing pastime, but water pipes seem to have largely evaded the stigma. Now, new research shows that water pipes may simply be dangerous in slightly different ways, according to a study in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers...
A fair amount of conversation about e-cigarettes has involved their use in purportedly helping people to quit smoking. Researchers on Monday said the evidence for that has been ?unconvincing,? and they suggest that regulations should forbid such claims until there?s supporting research.
So you think tobacco is bad for your health? Try telling that to a tobacco hornworm: His stinky nicotine breath is the only thing keeping him off the evening dinner menu, scientists say.
Call it extreme parenting: Scientists announced the discovery of a deep sea octopus mom that faithfully guarded the same clutch of eggs for a record-breaking 4-1/2 years.
In a small, utilitarian office in Glendale, Ron Henderson methodically jotted down equations for Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion on a whiteboard next to his desk.
Tyler Skaggs did not allow a hit through 4 2/3 innings Wednesday night, but the Angels left-hander did not remain in the game long enough to get a decision, let alone a chance to throw no-hitter, against the Baltimore Orioles in Camden Yards. Skaggs struck out the first two batters of the fifth inning and walked Steve Pearce. But after throwing a first-pitch ball to Caleb Joseph, Manager Mike Scioscia and athletic trainer Rick Smith came to the mound, and Skaggs was pulled. Right-hander Mike Morin replaced Skaggs and gave up Joseph’s bloop single to shallow right-center field, the first Orioles hit of the game, but he got Jonathan Schoop to fly to right, preserving a 0-0 tie. ...