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A recent study finds that a drop in premature births could be linked to public smoking bans.
A new study shows that longtime smokers lose about 10 years of lives, but smokers who quit early enough can get almost all of those years back.
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Those who are craving a smoke will have a harder time finding a legal place to light up after the New Year. More companies and government agencies are ramping up restrictions on spots where smoking is allowed.
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With New Year's resolutions on many people's minds, WTOP brings you the top tips from some of the area's best doctors on getting and staying healthy.
Star Scientific Inc. plans to stop making and selling its dissolvable smokeless tobacco products at the end of the year and instead focus on its dietary supplement business, the company said Monday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Fairfax County is debating policies that would encourage county employees to stop smoking in an effort to improve workers' health and reduce health care costs.
A Fairfax County supervisor wants to know whether county employees who smoke can be forced to take classes to help them quit.
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Dulles International is one of five major airports with designated smoking areas. A study released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found air pollution is five times higher in airports with inside smoking areas compared to those that are smoke- free.
Several council members in Montgomery County are proposing a ban on all property owned or leased by the county.