Tag: smoking

Not your father’s tobacco: A scientist’s perspective on health risks of...

What would you guess is the average age when someone starts smoking? Perhaps early 20s? Maybe even 16? “The average chronic smoker begins smoking at 13.7...

UofL research: Flavors in e-cigarettes could cause adverse health effects

  E-cigarettes come in all kinds of flavors, like mango, cotton candy or creme brûlée.  But a new study from Boston University and the University of...

Health and Social Justice Scholar: Knowledge can contribute to cultural change

Ashton Green has been named one of four students in the first cohort of Health and Social Justice Scholars. Born in Indianapolis, Green was...

Researchers to explore the lifetime effects of cigarette smoke and genetics...

In an effort to understand how specific genetic factors coupled with lifetime exposure to cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke may influence a woman’s ability...