Pot Is Edging Out Alcohol and Cigarettes as the Teenage Drug of Choice. Is That a Good Thing?
By many measures, pot is far safer than alcohol. But that doesn't necessarily mean it's good for you, some public-health experts say.
FDA Wants to Lower Amount of Nicotine in Cigarettes
The FDA is taking a side in a hot debate in public health right now over what to do about new tobacco products.
How to Cut Teens' Desire for Cigarettes: Hide Them
Experiments in a convenience store laboratory suggest the influence of the "tobacco power wall."
Smoking Raises Grandkids' Asthma Risks Long Before They're Born
A new study finds a link between grandmothers' smoking and their grandchildren developing asthma and wheezing.
Those Gruesome Photos on Cigarette Packs Probably Work
Seventy-seven countries require them, but not the United States.
Why Mentally Ill People Should Have Access to E-Cigarettes
People with mental illnesses have a unique, intense relationship with smoking, which can ease distress as well as kill. Now that a much safer version of the habit is available, it's no time for the anti-smoking lobby to play Nurse Ratched.