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Want to work at this Md. hospital? Don't smoke

A Maryland hospital will start testing job applicants for nicotine use next July, a new hiring policy that's sparking controversy over its targeting of smokers.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 07:35am EDT

Tags: Anne Arundel Medical Center, Anne Arundel County

Smokers may lose ability to taste caffeine

Smokers who like coffee might not know what they're missing.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 01:42pm EDT

Tags: caffeine,

Va. municipality leads nation in lowering smoking

Three areas of Northern Virginia are leading the nation in stamping out smoking among men.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 11:00am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Warren Levy, University of Washington

CDC concerned teens, middle schoolers picking up e-cigarettes

Doctors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are worried e-cigarettes are reintroducing a smoking culture to the young.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 06:54am EDT

Tags: e-cigs, e-cigarettes, MEgan CLoherty, cdc

Bill would ban e-smoking in Md. bars, restaurants

One Maryland lawmaker wants to expand bans on smoking in bars and restaurants to electronic cigarettes, commonly referred to as "e-cigarettes."

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 04:53am EST

Tags: Aruna Miller, e-cigarettes, Kate Ryan, vapors, Bruce Bereano

Consuming meat, cheese as bad as smoking?

Eating a cheeseburger may be as dangerous as lighting up a cigarette, according to a new study.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 04:13am EST

Tags: meat, cheese, Dr. Susan Levin, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Cell Metabolism, animal proteins,

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Marlboro maker Altria taking e-cigs nationally

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 11:30am EST

Tags: e-cigarettes, Altria,

Website finds hotels where smokers can light up

With many hotel chains banning smoking, customers who choose to indulge often find it challenging to book a hotel room where they can light up. A new website, Smoketels.com, only books smoking rooms.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 04:21am EST

Tags: Shawn Bradley, Smoketels.com, Marriott Hotels, Neal Augenstein

FDA launching anti-smoking campaign aimed at youth

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 04:16am EST

Tags: fda,

Employers differ on electronic cigarettes at work

Companies want to help workers quit smoking, but are unsure about allowing e-cigarettes at work.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 07:20am EST

Tags: e-cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, work, Wall Street Journal, dick uliano

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