Smoking

Weed

A New Way of Getting High Is as Easy as Applying Deodorant

This could be the future of medicinal marijuana.
Nick Keppler
8.15.18
Smoking

CBD Could Help People Smoke Fewer Cigarettes

A small but growing body of research suggests that a compound in marijuana may help people find cigarettes less appealing.
Troy Farah
6.13.18
POOP

Kim Jong-un Travels With His Own Toilet to Protect His Feces

"The leader’s excretions contain information about his health status so they can’t be left behind.”
Jesse Hicks
4.26.18
Asking for a friend

Is It Safe for Non-Smokers to Chew Nicotine Gum?

The benefits are similar to drinking a cup of coffee.
Nick Keppler
4.20.18
vaping

Teens May Not Know That All JUUL Vapes Contain Addictive Nicotine

That's according to a new survey of young people who said they use the devices.
Troy Farah
4.18.18
Smoking

Four Surprising Potential Health Benefits of Nicotine

As long as you're not smoking it, of course.
Nick English
4.12.18
GUIDES

Everything We Know About E-Cigarettes So Far

Is vaping bad for you? Is it safer than smoking regular cigarettes? Can e-cigarettes help you quit? And other questions, answered.
Markham Heid
4.6.18
Smoking

E-Cigarettes Are Dangerous for People Who Don’t Already Smoke

Several recent studies suggest that unless you're using e-cigs as a harm reduction tool to quit smoking, you should stay away from them—especially if you're a teenager.
Troy Farah
3.14.18
Smoking

Thirdhand Smoke Is the Most Difficult Kind to Avoid

It's invisible and it's everywhere smokers have been.
Mike Darling
2.20.18
addiction

Running Might Be an Effective Way to Help Smokers Quit

This new quit-smoking technique has a higher success rate.
Maggie Puniewska
2.15.18
Smoking

Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

They make inhaling more comfortable and are often marketed to younger, newer smokers and people of color.
Jessica Migala
2.14.18
longevity

These Five Charts Help Explain Why the South Is So Unhealthy

People in southern states die earlier from a variety of chronic conditions.
Jay Maddock
2.8.18