Quitting smoking may partially reverse the damaging effects on the brain's cortex.
Social isolation appears to have a similar impact on levels of a blood-clotting protein.
Nearly half of Hollywood movies in 2014 contained scenes in which people smoked.
A nationwide proposal could ban cigarettes, cigars and pipes in all living units, indoor common areas and administrative offices.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling on the government to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21.
Two large studies found that smoking is the cause of 20 percent of all adult male deaths in the country.
The occasional cigarette is still harmful to one’s health.
When the e-cigarrette first came about, Big Tobacco dismissed it as a fad. Now they hope to find the safer cigarette themselves.
The House of Lords passed the bill despite threats of legal action from tobacco companies.
Rates are down overall, but smoking still persists among certain U.S. groups, the CDC said Wednesday.
Will a proposed ban on the sale of tobacco within the tiny town of Westminster become the nation's first?
The maker of Camel cigarettes will phase out smoking at desks and in elevators, hallways, offices, and conference rooms
Students at Georgia’s public colleges and universities have mixed feelings about a smoke and tobacco ban that will go into effect Wednesday