April 15 is not only a day to pay individual taxes to the IRS. It is also the day that tobacco companies must pay a penalty to help offset states' costs for the treatment of tobacco-related diseases.
A research lab at the University of Saskatchewan is pursuing the applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning to healthcare diagnoses.
As organs go, lungs do not receive a lot of attention, and diseases associated with them, such as lung cancer, historically have been underfunded. Here's a look at how your amazing lungs function.
Asbestos litigation is the number one source of tort claims in the US, with many people decrying the filing of so many claims. But there's a reason the claims persist. Asbestos isn't going anywhere.
Smoking rates are at their lowest, but it has been a long and expensive struggle. Promoters of cigarette smoking have included not only tobacco companies but advertisers and even the US government.
Lung Cancer Awareness Month starts today, but observance of it often slips under the radar, in part because there are so few survivors. Here's how the biggest cancer killer could actually be halted.
The Canadian government is currently drafting regulations on plain packaging for cigarettes. Tobacco companies are trying to weaken the regulations via lobbying and misleading PR campaigns.
It's clear that socioeconomic position has a strong influence on cancer incidence and mortality in Australia.
New research reveals the risks of lung cancer after breast cancer radiotherapy and identifies the best treatment to reduce these risks.
Researchers are training dogs to detect lung cancer in breath and saliva samples, with the aim of developing early-detection screening and a functional “electronic nose” for diagnosing lung cancer.
Some experts believe that e-cigarettes can help people stop smoking cigarettes. But do they lead others, especially teens, to start? The question intensifies as teens take up Juul.
The e-cigarette industry emerged as an alternative to traditional tobacco, but now it's dominated by Big Tobacco. That's why transnational regulations are needed for the industry.
There are currently few effective and non-invasive methods to screen for early stages of cancer. But scientists have now developed a new blood test that promises to detect eight different cancers.
The journey to the ads that cigarettes companies started running Nov. 26, 2017 about the dangers of smoking and their bad behavior started 64 years ago .
Radon is a radioactive gas that seeps into buildings through foundation cracks. It is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. And it only costs around $60 to test your home.
Tobacco taxes have been shown to curtail cigarette smoking. Why aren't more countries, including the US, implementing them effectively?
Philip Morris has applied to the FDA to market a product that it says is safer than a cigarette, but its own data show that is not true.
Canada is suing tobacco companies for health costs, should Australia follow suit?
Many smokers still think filters make cigarettes safer. But they actually make them more harmful, and the tobacco industry has known about this for a long time.
An expensive drug is hailed as the biggest breakthrough since statins. But there is a cheaper alternative.