E-cigarette flavorings are harmful to blood vessel cells even in the absence of nicotine. The flavors of cinnamon and menthol are particularly dangerous.
Teenagers who owned promotional items for nicotine-containing products were twice as likely as other teens to start using the products.
In response to views that cigarettes were unhealthful, tobacco companies used images of medical professionals to sell their products.
Using human embryonic stem cells to study nicotine's effect in development shows defects in cellular communication and longevity, say Stanford scientists.
Experts studying nicotine and e-cigarette norms say that Juul has instigated a "nicotine arms race," causing a shift across the e-cigarette industry.
In this commentary, Stanford tobacco expert Robert Jackler adds context to the recent decision by JUUL to stop direct social media in the U.S.
A new book by Stanford researchersexamines China’s cigarette industry to understand the root causes of our global cigarette epidemic.
Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.
Scientists review the compliance of pharmacies and tobacco-selling policies, finding that Walgreens is the most likely to sell to minors.
Exposure to 'third-hand smoke' — that is, the chemicals left behind on household surfaces after smoke has dissipated — increases the severity of asthma symptoms in mice. Stanford researchers are working to learn how this happens, and whether it might be possible to protect people with asthma from this exposure.
Howard Koh, MD, former assistant secretary of health in the Obama Administration, spoke recently in a Stanford Health Policy Forum discussion.
Researchers have studied the complex chemical composition of e-cigarette vapors to predict their health impacts on users and those around them.
The Stanford-based Tobacco Prevention Toolkit offers a resource for educators and young people to learn about tobacco product use and their health.
To quit smoking, medications and patches may not be enough, a study has found.
Smoking is risky. But frankly, so is bicycling, driving in a car and eating sugary snacks. Our understanding of how risky, however, is hugely important, …
As the percentage of Americans who smoke continues to drop (currently about 15 percent from a high of 44 percent in the 1950s), the tobacco industry …