Cigarette smoking may cause hearing loss.

Smokers are nearly 70% more likely than non-smokers to suffer hearing loss, according to a study including more than 3,000 people. Another study found otherwise, absolving cigarettes from blame in hearing loss.

The first study,...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 40 million adults within the United States smoke cigarettes,

and results in nearly 480,000 deaths a year. That means that one in five deaths is a result of cigarette smoking. There are a...

People used to collect seashells and pebbles at the beach. But this summer, collecting cigarette butts is in. In recent days, the hashtags #FillTheBottle and #Megotchallenge (‘Cigarette butt challenge’ in French) have become a new global online movement for eco-mobilis...

Did you know? Cigarette butts on streets end up in waterways ...

  • One cigarette butt can contaminate a litre of water so severely that fish cannot survive in the water (San Diego State University)

  • Cigarette butts account for 28% of litter on beaches wo...

Discarded cigarette butts are seemingly everywhere. Not just unsightly and unhygienic, these cigarette remnants harm vegetation and negatively impacts plant growth when discarded in grass and soil. This endemic form of pollution is also harmful to birds and other anima...

The perception that e-cigarettes, known as vapes or twisp, are safer than traditional cigarettes is false.

This is according to Dr Catherine Egbe, a specialist scientist at the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit of the Medical Research Council of South Africa...

Millions of people in the UK are putting their sight at risk by continuing to smoke, warn specialists.

Despite the clear connection, only one in five people recognise that smoking can lead to blindness, a poll for the Association of Optometrists (AOP) finds.

Smokers are...

Turkey will join countries like France, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia in selling cigarettes in plain packaging as diseases attributable to tobacco use causes more than 100,000 deaths in Turkey yearly.

Turkey will switch to plain packaging for cigarettes and...

For the study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, the researchers looked specifically at lung function--the amount of air a person can breathe in and out--in smokers, ex-smokers, and never-smokers.

New York: People who smoke fewer than five cigarettes a day ca...

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