Third-hand smoke -

Third-hand smoke is the residue from cigarette smoke that stays on just about every surface exposed to that smoke. The smoke residue clings to hair and fabrics, including clothing, carpets, drapes, and furniture upholstery. Third hand smoke can cause serious health problems.

The unknown health risks of air pollution -

Air pollution is a hot topic in the media. Here is what you need to know about the causes of air pollution and how it can increase the risk of cancer and other serious diseases in adults and children.

Screening for lung cancer: do risks outweigh benefits? -

Medicare and U.S. insurance companies will pay for lung cancer screening with low-dose CT scans (LDCT) for former heavy smokers. However, a careful review of the research indicates that this screening is unlikely to save the lives of Medicare patients. It may help save the lives of some patients ages 55-65, but may also harm some.