New evidence that e-cigarettes may harm your heart

Cardiac risk factors reported in smokers found in e-cig users.

Berkeley Lab |

Thirdhand smoke affects weight, blood cell development

Berkeley Lab-led study adds to evidence that smoke's lingering residue could be harmful.

UC Newsroom |

Vapers beware: 10 things to know about e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes may have special appeal to young people, but that doesn’t mean they are safe.

UC San Francisco |

One minute of secondhand marijuana smoke impairs cardiovascular function

UCSF finds that effects are like tobacco’s, but last three times longer.

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab |

Why toxic compound emissions vary in e-cigarettes

Researchers also identify two carcinogens not previously reported in vapor.

UC Newsroom |

University of California appoints Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellows

Inaugural class of four will lead grant-supported tobacco research and cessation projects over the next year.

UC Newsroom |

Smokers struggle to find jobs, get paid less

A new study supported by UC has found that tobacco use while unemployed could make job prospects go up in smoke.

UC Riverside |

Thirdhand smoke linked to Type 2 diabetes

UC Riverside and UCSF study has health implications for nonsmokers living in homes that have (or had) smokers.

UC Newsroom |

Crowdfunding the fight against cancer

Can crowdfunding help fight cancer? It’s already happening, in a place you might not think to look: your income tax form.

UC San Francisco |

E-cigarettes, as used, aren’t helping smokers quit, study shows

New analysis by UC San Francisco finds that “vapers” are 28 percent less likely to stop smoking.

UC Davis |

It takes a UC village: Smoking cessation push goes high tech

University-wide program links health records with 1-800-NOBUTTS helpline.

UCR Magazine |

Seven myths about e-cigarettes busted

Cell biologist Prue Talbot clears the air regarding the latest take on an old vice.