Boring Cigarette Packaging: Enough to Stop Teens From Smoking?

In the US, a quarter of teenagers smoke and almost 21 percent of adults do. Cigarette smoking accounts for 1 out of 5 deaths in the US every year and is the leading cause of preventable death in the US. More than 80 percent of adult smokers began smoking before 18 years of age. Health […]

7 Great Tips To Help Quit Smoking

With New Year fast approaching, even die hard smokers start to give the habit a second thought. Giving up smoking is one of the more popular resolutions for the holiday season, as we think about ways to make positive changes for the coming year. Giving...

Quitting smoking could be best Christmas present

Smokers can give themselves and their families the best Christmas present by kicking the habit, says the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand. In a Christmas message to smokers, Guild President, Karen Crisp, says community pharmacists are a great source of advice and support for anyone...

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Rock Stars Find a Better Alternative to Smoking

Revolver Electronic Cigarettes, a retailer of high quality electronic cigarettes and accessories, has been introducing today’s most popular musicians to the benefits of e-cigs. Members from bands such as Sick Puppies, Art of Dying, Crossfade, Godsmack, Testament, 10 Years, and Seether have discovered the convenience...

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Taking All the Stop Smoking Help That You Can Get

Millions of people battle the urge to light up a cigar every now and then. They want to kick the habit out the window but they find it next to impossible. It’s true that quitting is not easy. Nicotine is just as addictive as heroin...

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Study finds potential in social media tools for smoking cessation

LOS ANGELES – Online community support holds great promise for creating healthy habits, according to a new study of a mobile health application geared toward helping people quit smoking. The study results were released by the University of Southern California’s Institute for Communication Technology Management...

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Statewide program helps mental health consumers quit tobacco, improve wellness

UNC researchers tested the implementation and impact of a model curriculum (“Learning About Healthy Living”) to promote wellness and motivation to quit tobacco use in psychosocial rehabilitation clubhouses. Results published in the September issue of BMC Public Health show that the curriculum, using support groups...

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It’s still hard to kick the habit

Tobacco stores are thriving. More than a dozen cluster in Pike County’s borough of Matamoras and neighboring Westfall Township, attracting smokers from New York and New Jersey with the lure of cheaper smokes. There are at least a dozen throughout Monroe County to which smokers...

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