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609,640 Americans died of cancer in 2018.

The US cancer rate just had its biggest-ever 1-year drop, and it’s because of improved cancer research

Cancer remains one of the world's leading causes of death, but rates are declining at a faster pace than ever before.
Vaping activists protested outside of Mar-A-Lago after the FDA issued a ban on flavored e-cigarette pods.

As the FDA cracks down on e-cigarettes, vapers are starting to become one-issue voters

Vaping activists believe vaping saves lives because it helps people quit cigarettes — and they're letting politicians know their stance.

7 ways smoking affects your skin, from premature aging to increased skin cancer risk

Puffing on cigarettes can cause premature aging, wrinkle development, scarring and pigmentation, and darkening of the lips.
When the bacteria builds up in the lungs, it can lead to decreased lung function and chronic lung disease.

Vaping may feed lung disease-causing bacteria just like smoking

A new study found that both e-cigarette vapor and cigarette smoke cause bacteria linked to chronic lung diseases to grow.
The nickname "popcorn lung" dates back to the 2000s.

A Canadian teen was hospitalized with a ‘popcorn lung’-like injury from vaping, and the damage may be irreversible

Unlike other vaping-related lung illnesses, this case is one of the first to suggest e-cigs can harm a user's airways.
Smoking cigarettes can wreak havoc on your health.

9 things that happen to your body when you stop smoking

When you quit smoking, over time you'll notice changes to your body and your overall health. Here are nine things that happen when you stop smoking.
Robert "Bob" Norris, the first Marlboro Man on television.

The first ‘Marlboro Man’ on television died after never smoking a day in his life. Other cigarette mascots have met a different fate.

Robert Norris quit the Marlboro campaign due to concerns that he was setting a bad example for his children.

Banning legitimate vaping is ‘absolute madness’

The vaping epidemic is almost exclusively attributed to illegal THC vapes. But legal nicotine vapes are being banned across the US, which is "madness."

Juul halts US sales of its fruity-flavored vaping pods as regulators investigate it for marketing to minors — just hours after Philip Morris sai...

"When it comes to the youth access issue, this is where we focus on good conversion practices and a very stringent focus on adult smokers."