The fresh air garden at Ninewells Hospital has been closed after 'regular' complaints about smokers lighting up.
Playgrounds in Dundee parks could be designated smoke free zones if a proposal is passed by councillors on Monday.
Hot tea and heavy alcohol consumption can increase the risk of a deadly cancer five-fold, research has shown.
Adults who buy cigarettes for underage smokers could be setting them up for a life of health problems and financial costs, a charity chief has warned.
Smoke from e-cigarettes damages DNA and can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, scientists have warned.
Even smoking just one cigarette a day is linked to major risk of heart problems, a new study suggests.
Cuts to the public health budget mean smokers in many areas can no longer access stop smoking medications from their GP, health experts have warned.
Two-thirds of people who try a cigarette go on to become daily smokers, a new study has found.
NHS Tayside is urging people to make a healthy start to 2018 by having a booze-free January and giving up smoking for good.
NHS Tayside is urging people to make giving up smoking in 2018 their new year resolution.
A hard-hitting new TV advert shows how poisons from the tar in cigarettes enter the bloodstream and flow through the body within seconds, causing damage to major organs.
Health chiefs in Fife have been urged to consider using public messages to drive smokers away from hospital entrances.
A prisoner concerned about exposure to “second-hand” smoke has expressed his disappointment after losing a Supreme Court battle to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence.
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 cancer charity has called on the Scottish Government to make helping pregnant women stop smoking a key focus of its new tobacco control strategy.
Council bosses are considering banning smoking in playparks as early as next spring in a bid to improve public health.
Grandparents are a potential health hazard for children and may even increase their risk of cancer, say scientists.
Almost a fifth of smokers attempting to kick the habit did so last year — the highest success rate in seven years.
Smoking has now been banned on premises and grounds belonging to NHS Tayside’s mental health services.
NHS Tayside is supporting NHS Health Scotland’s consensus statement on e-cigarettes, which states that using them is less harmful than smoking.