Heart disease remains the UK’s biggest killer, even though deaths have almost halved in a decade, data shows.
Banning shops from displaying cigarettes has made children less likely to start smoking, research suggests.
Smoke levels in Scottish prisons fell by more than 80% in the week after smoking was banned, research has found.
Next time you reach for the nicotine gum, consider a perfume bottle instead.
The number of cigarette retailers in Scotland’s most deprived areas is on the rise despite public health efforts to cut smoking, a study has found.
Drinking a bottle of wine per week increases the lifetime risk of cancer by the equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes, research suggests.
Smokers are almost twice as likely to quit with the help of e-cigarettes than if they rely on nicotine patches or gum, a study has found.
NHS Grampian is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the support available to smokers to who want to quit.
The quit-smoking service at NHS Grampian has the highest success rate of any health board in Scotland.
Surveillance powers have been used in a bid to catch traders selling cigarettes to children in the north-east.
A boss at an Aberdeen city centre restaurant brutally kicked and stamped on a colleague when she challenged him for smoking indoors.
The number of people in the north-east seeking help to quit smoking has fallen by almost 1,000 since 2009.
Smoking or being overweight during pregnancy causes ‘worrying changes’ to unborn babies, according to research from an Aberdeen university.
A father’s smoking habits may harm the brains of his children and even grandchildren, a study on animals suggests.
Under age smokers – and those that help them by buying cigarettes – are being targeted in a new campaign.
The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells.
A national event giving advice to those looking to quit smoking will visit Aberdeen this week.
Smoking is not only bad for the lungs and heart, it can also damage your hearing, research suggests.
Hot tea and heavy alcohol consumption can increase the risk of a deadly cancer five-fold, research has shown.
Smoke from e-cigarettes damages DNA and can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, scientists have warned.
Pregnant Hollyoaks actress Rachel Adedeji has called for smokers who light up in hospital grounds to be fined, as she has to pass them when she goes in for antenatal appointments.
A move has been sparked to make Angus playparks smoke-free zones.
Grandparents are a potential health hazard for children and may even increase their risk of cancer, say scientists.
An anti-tobacco alliance has discussed plans for creating a smoke-free generation in the city.
Children born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy are more likely to be overweight or obese, researchers said today.
New TV adverts from Public Health England (PHE) will encourage people to try e-cigarettes if they are struggling to quit regular smoking.
More than half of complaints made about Love Island have been about smoking rather than scenes of a sexual nature, Ofcom has said.
More than half of the nearly-three million people in Great Britain who vape are ex-smokers, a new survey suggests.
Smokers may already have noticed that buying small packs of cigarettes and tobacco has become quite difficult, but by the end of May there are more changes to come.
New Year’s resolutions are a funny thing. Year after year, we make goals such as “give up smoking” and “lose weight” only for many of us to fail them just a few weeks in.