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Quit Smoking Products Do Not Harm the Heart

Here are wonderful news for those who want to quit smoking. Recently it was found that smoking cessation drugs, nicotine gums and patches do no affect negatively the heart. It was considered before that some products that help people to quit may present a threat to heart health.  One health expert told that patients sometimes […]

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Top Smoking Myths

Myth #1. Secondhand smoke is not dangerous outdoors Open spaces permit for tobacco smoke to dissolve more effectively and faster, however, it does not mean that secondhand smoke exposure does not have negative effects on human health. Scientists say that exposure to secondhand smoke increases...

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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...

What is ‘tobacco candy’?

According to a new report, almost 600 children a year contract a mild case of poisoning after accidentally eating so-called “tobacco candy” — the second most common source of unintentional tobacco consumption for kids six and younger (after second-hand smoke). What is this controversial product,...

Why people start and stop smoking

Mike Johnston has no idea what he was thinking when he took up cigarettes at age 15 “I was definitely more impulsive back then than I am now,” said Johnston, 39, of Oakville, as he puffed away on a downtown sidewalk during a work break....

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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...

Clean air rule targets smoke from hookahs

SALT LAKE CITY — Starting Monday, the Utah Indoor Clean Air Act rule will include provisions to protect people from tobacco smoke from a hookah. The new language, according to the Utah Department of Health, will be in line with the intent of the Utah...

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‘How I Broke All the Rules — But Still Quit Smoking’

I was a smoker for 28 years. This month I celebrated one year smoke free. Even though I tried to quit many times before — probably 20 to 30 times in the last 10 years — this time felt different. This time it stuck. If...

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