Category: Tobacco

Four vaping pens

April 19, 2022

Is Vaping Better Than Smoking?

E-cigarettes could be an effective way to quit smoking, but they’re still fraught with health risks.

Addiction, Lung Health, Tobacco

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illustration of hand stamping out cigarette butt

May 8, 2020

Why COVID-19 Makes It More Important Than Ever to Quit Smoking

Damage to the lungs and heart caused by smoking can lower your chances of survival.

Coronavirus, Tobacco

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Image of lungs

November 6, 2017

Lung Disease: What You Need to Know to Breathe Easy

Your essential guide to symptoms, risk and prevention.

Lung Cancer, Pulmonology, Sleep, Tobacco

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Animated Image of Lungs on a Treadmill

October 23, 2017

3 Habits for Healthy Lungs

Reduce your risk of lung disease, including cancer and COPD.

Pulmonology, Smoking Cessation, Tobacco

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September 29, 2016

Severe burns, injuries from e-cigarette explosions go under-reporte...

In a new British Medical Journal editorial, UNC School of Medicine researchers and physicians stress the need for better worldwide surveillance of e-cigarette-related burns and better regulation of e-cigarettes to reduce burn injuries.

Substance Abuse, Tobacco

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Photo of a child surrounded by cigarette smoke.

March 10, 2015

Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, G...

Dr. Adam Goldstein, who is director of the tobacco intervention programs in the UNC School of Medicine, argues his point in an opinion piece published in the March/April 2015 issue of Annals of Family Medicine.

Families, Substance Abuse, Tobacco

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