While the nicotine in tobacco is bad for humans, it's not bad for everyone in the animal kingdom.
Measuring the aggregate economic impact of smoking is hard. However, it's easy to see the misery it causes in individual lives.
One of the side-effects of stimulants is that they suppress the appetite.
"I'm hearing that nicotine can help prevent memory loss in older adults... is this true?"
A new study shows quitters using nicotine replacement therapy are just as likely to relapse as those who stop smoking cold turkey.
Electronic cigarettes, also known as e cigarettes, are becoming a popular alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Could being positive towards someone who is trying to quit smoking help them succeed? Check out this new smoking study!
You've heard of first-hand and second-hand smoke but what do you know about third-hand smoke? Find out on A Moment of Science.
Smoking a pipe or cigar may seem less harmful compared to cigarettes however, it is still a very dangerous habit.
Were you allowed to watch R-rated movies as a kid? Do you smoke now? Learn about the link between smoking and R-rated movies on this Moment of Science.