How old is your heart?

Most American adults – 3 out of 4 – have a predicted heart age older than their actual age, putting them at higher risk for heart attacks and stroke. Researchers from […]

CDC is back with more Tips from Former Smokers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched its 2015 Tips from Former Smokers campaign. The Tips campaign, which was first launched in March 2012, features people living with the […]

Smoking costs Washingtonians $1.7 million in lifetime

A pack-a-day smoker in Washington spends more than $1 million on tobacco and hundreds of thousands more on smoking-related costs. In light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week, WalletHub calculated the financial costs […]

Cigarettes’ aging effect

If threats of cancer or heart disease won’t scare people away from cigarettes, maybe their vanity will. That’s the hope of a group of researchers who examined 79 pairs of identical […]

Charging smokers more for insurance

A majority of Americans think insurance companies would be justified in charging higher rates for people who smoke, according to a new Gallup poll. The data – from Gallup’s annual Consumption […]

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