COPD, Air Quality and the Assault on Airways
The 16 million Americans diagnosed with COPD (and many more undiagnosed) struggle to breathe every day and are especially vulnerable to these new threats.
INFOGRAPHIC | You Are What You Breathe: Air Quality & Lung Health
Poor air quality can cause or worsen symptoms for the 37 million Americans living with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic lung diseases.
INFOGRAPHIC | How Many Teeth Can You Spare?
Smoking, vaping, and chewing tobacco can cause tooth loss and disease. Is tobacco worth the risk to your oral health? See the infographic to find out for yourself.
Smoking and Vaping Declines—a Reason for Optimism?
There is already enough evidence to justify efforts to prevent e-cigarette use by young people, according to the CDC. Nicotine exposure during adolescence can cause addiction and harm the developing brain.
Smoking and Pregnancy: A Bad Combo for Mom and Baby
Cigarettes contain dangerous things like cyanide and lead, and at least 70 cancer-causing compounds. When a woman smokes during pregnancy—or is exposed to secondhand smoke—those toxins enter her bloodstream, which is the baby's...
The Real Hazards of Secondhand Smoke
Yes, it’s gross but it’s downright dangerous. Breathing secondhand smoke interferes with the normal functioning of the heart, blood, and vascular systems.