Category: Quit Smoking

Disparities In Tobacco Use Among Races, Classes Tobacco use is a major preventable cause of premature death and disease worldwide. Currently, approximately 5.4 million people die each year due to tobacco-related illnesses—a figure expected to increase to more than 8 million a year by 2030. An efficient and systematic surveillance mechanism to monitor the epidemic […]

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Smoking Causes 80 Percent Of Lung Cancer Cigarette smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer. In the United States, cigarette smoking is linked to about 80 percent to 90 percent of lung cancers. Using other tobacco products such as cigars or pipes also increases the risk for lung cancer. Tobacco smoke is […]

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The Anti-Smoking Movement The tobacco industry and smokers alike try to make it sound like the anti-smoking movement is a new and passing issue. In reality, the anti-tobacco movement began more than a century ago. For instance, in 1859, Reverend George Trask published the first anti-tobacco book. It was called Thoughts and Stories for American […]

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Cigarette Smoking Losing Its Appeal To Teens Smoking accounts for more than 480,000 deaths every year in this country, or about one of every five deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An additional 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease, it says. Clearly more needs to be done to get […]

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Smokers Urged To Kick Tobacco Habit Get ready to lose the habit, and become victorious over tobacco tomorrow. The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event is your chance to triumph over addiction. Every November, the third Thursday is used to encourage smokers to go the distance, and quit smoking. About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, […]

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All Tobacco Products Unsafe Tobacco use is started and established primarily during adolescence. Nearly 9 out of 10 cigarette smokers first lit up by age 18, and 99 percent first tried smoking by age 26. Each day in the United States, more than 3,800 youth aged 18 years or younger smoke their first cigarette, and an […]

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Kick Tobacco Habit So you’ve decided to quit smoking. You can relieve much of the stress from nicotine withdrawals with the following supplements: Vitamin C – 1,000 mg twice daily (remember to titrate down if you stop taking vitamin C); B Complex vitamins – 1 or 2 a day (never take one B vitamin for any […]

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Impairs Blood Flow To The Brain By Dr. Mercola Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 44 million people around the world. Approximately 7.7 million new cases of dementia are identified every year—which amounts to one new case every four seconds. One in nine seniors over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s, and the disease is now the third […]

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Goes Cold Turkey The British human rights lawyer, Amal Alamuddin, who married the ‘Monuments Men’ star in Venice, Italy last weekend, reportedly went “cold turkey” after she started dating the Oscar winner last October and has never been happier. The 36-year-old beauty’s close friend Jae Kim told guests in her wedding speech: “She quit smoking […]

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Health Insurance Higher For Smokers You better not ‘smoke ‘em if you got ‘em’ if you work for Lee Benson. Benson is CEO and principal owner of Able Aerospace Services, and he runs the aerospace supply chain company with his own unique playbook. Benson does not allow workers to smoke — even off the job — saying it […]

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