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Quit Smoking for the Sake of Your Recovery

  March 9, 2017   No comments

Looking for yet another reason to stop smoking? This may just be the best one yet (besides the fact that it can save your life, that is): Giving up cigarettes

Smoking During Pregnancy Can Lead to ADHD

  June 7, 2016   No comments

It is well known that smoking during pregnancy affects the baby in numerous ways. It can lead to premature birth, low birth weight and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It

E-cigarette Use in the UK Rising

  June 6, 2016   No comments

E-cigarette use in the United Kingdom is rising, according to a study conducted by researchers from the School of Public Health at Imperial. The study, published in Tobacco Control, finds

Witnessing a Teachable Moment May Make Parents Quit Smoking

  May 19, 2016   No comments

Parents who smoke and have children with asthma are more likely to quit smoking after having counseling or witnessing what is called a “teachable moment” (TM). A TM could be

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Can Lead to Pre-term Birth

  May 13, 2016   No comments

Twenty-three states in America have legalized marijuana in either medicinal or recreational form. Because it is more readily available, more people are experimenting with the substance, even pregnant women. Ingesting

California Raises Legal Smoking Age to 21

  May 11, 2016   No comments

California Governor Jerry Brown signed multiple bills last week that raised the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 and placed restrictions on smoking areas and sales of e-cigarettes. These

Teens Remain Uniformed on Dangers of E-cigarettes

  May 9, 2016   No comments

Although teens are educated on the effects of underage drinking and cigarette use, vaping with e-cigarettes is barely mentioned, even though e-cigarettes are more popular than any other form of

Alcohol Content on TV Influences Underage Drinkers

  May 3, 2016   No comments

Unlike tobacco companies, alcohol companies are free to advertise their products on television. By doing so, they are exposing their products to millions of people, many of which are underage

Smoking Waterpipe Damages Lung Airways

  April 15, 2016   No comments

Data published in a study in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care of Medicine states that hookah and waterpipe users have high lung function abnormalities.

Former Smokers Likely to Pick Habit Back Up After Pregnancy

  March 18, 2016   No comments

Smoking tobacco products can have countless negative health effects on a person. Smoking these products while pregnant is even more dangerous, harming both the mother and the baby. According to