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.
More Dundonians want to be in a smoke-free environment, a leading consultant has claimed.
Campaigners have described as “Orwellian” the use of children’s voices to broadcast stop smoking messages at the entrance to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.
Smokers at a hospital are being targeted by children over a loudspeaker system urging them to stub it out.
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.
Frank Gilfeather, a good friend to this column, commented on an earlier BwB article: “I read the Sandy Davie piece about him returning from Southampton to Dundee United.
Almost nine in 10 people are putting themselves at risk by leading unhealthy lifestyles, a new report suggests.
One in five pregnant women in Dundee smokes cigarettes, new figures show.
Annie Crowe was a 20-a-day smoker – but her bad habit led to her suffering a debilitating condition which she readily admits has had a major impact on her life.
A local union rep has claimed that Dundee City Council’s new smoking ban represents an attack on its working class employees.
Organisations on both sides of the tobacco divide have called on Dundee City Council to support employees who want to quit as best they can.
Fall in number of Dundee smokers as youngsters ‘increasingly realise it’s a really silly thing to do’
The number of smokers in Dundee has fallen by 12% in the past four years.
A father’s smoking habits may harm the brains of his children and even grandchildren, a study on animals suggests.
A smoker has been slammed for flicking a cigarette butt into a pram in an incident that left a five-month-old baby with burns.
The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells.