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Reasons Why Children Smoke

Everyone knows about health risks of tobacco use, but in spite of this modern children and teenagers continue to smoke cigarettes and use chewing tobacco. It is very important to make sure that children understand the risks of tobacco use. In the United States smoking is a major cause of heart disease, cancer and lung […]

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Tips To Quit Smoking

1. Choose the most appropriate method for you Decide what method of quitting smoking is most appropriate for you: at once to refuse from cigarettes or to reduce their amount step by step. In order to achive good results you must keep to chosen strategy....

Genes Predict If Medication Can Help You Quit Smoking

The study that was led by researches at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis supposes that soon it will be possible to forecast which patients can use drug therapies in order to get rid of nicotine addiction. Laura Jean Bierut, MD, professor of...

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Baylor bans smoking amidst controversy

The Baylor Health Care System announced their “no nicotine” policy last week, barring anyone who uses tobacco in any form from working for them. This policy will go into effect next year. Baylor’s decision to stop hiring cigarette smokers is nothing new. In the early...

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US ban proposed on electronic cigarettes on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday proposed banning the use of electronic cigarettes on airline flights, saying there is concern the smokeless cigarettes may be harmful. “Airline passengers have rights, and this new rule would enhance passenger comfort and reduce any confusion surrounding...

THE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF SMOKING

THE impact of tobacco on health has been extensively documented. This report does not seek to repeat this information in detail but simply to summarize the evidence. The section is divided into two parts: first, a brief discussion of nicotine addiction; and second, a description...

Developing the Will to Quit Smoking Permanently

A part of me desperately wants to quit smoking, and I know Ishould quit smoking, but do I feel I must quit. Truthfully, I love smoking, and know that I’ll be miserable without my cigarettes. They’ve become a part of me, and I almost can’t bear the thought of giving...

Rise in quit attempts faded after UK smoking ban

(Reuters Health) – A 2007 ban on smoking inside public places across the United Kingdom may be responsible for a spike in prescriptions for medications to help smokers quit, researchers report. But the surge in use of smoking cessation aids occurred only in the nine...

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