A father’s smoking habits may harm the brains of his children and even grandchildren, a study on animals suggests.
E-cigarettes should be used more actively to help smokers quit, a study has suggested.
The link between smoking and multiple sclerosis (MS) is “clearer than ever”, with those who smoke more likely to develop the condition and become disabled more quickly, a charity has warned.
Health officials have estimated that just one in 10 people will be smokers in five years’ time.
Ploughing more money into the Stoptober campaign leads to better results, an expert has said.
Non-smokers’ exposure to second-hand smoke has reduced by 97% in the last two decades, according to a study.
Under age smokers – and those that help them by buying cigarettes – are being targeted in a new campaign.
Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking rates, MPs have said.
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.
A new law that bans smoking in cars when children are present comes into force in Scotland today.
Smokers who light up near North-east hospitals will face a fixed penalty fine of £50 from next year.
They do say travel broadens the mind ... although in my case it just cemented a long-held belief.
Smoking can seriously affect a car’s resale value, says automotive data and valuation specialist CAP HPI.
A target to reduce smoking in some of the poorest areas across the North-east has been missed.
A new set of regulations will prevent all smoking anywhere on council premises in Aberdeen - including in car parks and vehicles.
A new policy which will ban people from smoking on Aberdeenshire Council grounds - including within their own cars - has come into effect.