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Lung Cancer Kills an Alarming Number of Women — But There’s Hope

There are many misconceptions about risk factors and treatment options for lung cancer

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Struggling to Quit Smoking? Your Genes Might Be at Fault

How environment, behavior and genetics affect nicotine dependence

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​E-Cigarettes Get FDA Approval: 5 Essential Reads on the Harms and Benefits of Vaping

The authorization only relates to tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes and not the wider range of flavors that critics say are aimed at younger consumers

Bess Siegal

I Never Smoked and Got Lung Cancer

The worst-case scenario happened to me. And I'm stronger and more grateful because of it.

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Vape Sellers Are Using Popular Music Videos to Promote E-Cigarettes to Young People – and It’s Working

Teens and young adults spend several hours a day looking at their phones and watching videos, many of which might contain product placements for vaping.

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

What do you need to know about diabetes and heart disease? Dr. Nieca Goldberg suggests questions to ask if you have either or both conditions.

Put That Cigarette Out

Put That Cigarette Out

Smoking is dangerous, but quitting's not easy. Here are some tips for how to quit for good.

For Now, I’m Managing my Unpredictable Chronic Illness With Yoga and Mindfulness

For Now, I’m Managing my Unpredictable Chronic Illness With Yoga and Mindfulness

The breathwork and focus of Kundalini yoga are helping me thrive, despite my sarcoidosis diagnosis.

What Does Recovery From COVID-19 Look Like? It Depends. A Pulmonologist Explains.

Advanced age is associated with significantly worse outcomes for older patients, and even those who survive are unlikely to return to their previous level of functioning.

Vaping and Depression: What's the Connection?

Vaping, already linked to lung damage, may also have harmful psychological effects, a new study suggests.

Lung Cancer Report Delivers Good, Bad News

More Americans are surviving lung cancer in recent years, but very few people at high risk are getting the recommended screening.

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