All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Anti-Smoking’

Quit Smoking Today: 8 Reasons To Stop Immediately

As we approach the new year, a number of Americans will make it a resolution to quit smoking for good. It won’t be easy; the nicotine in tobacco products is highly addictive. That’s is why it’s highly recommended to seek out medical help and various treatment options to guide you. It’s much better than deciding to go it alone and …

Read More

Quit Smoking To Eliminate “Third-Hand Smoke”

In the ongoing campaign against smoking, the typical approach is to discourage individuals from smoking in one of two ways. The first option involves detailing how the habit affects the smoker’s body directly and the ways smoking may seriously harm or kill you. The second push to quit smoking generally involves passive smoking or second-hand smoke exposure and how dangerous …

Read More

Quit Smoking For Kids: Exposure Damages Arteries

“Think of the children,” has been an argument in many a morality campaign. While some dangers were imaginary and kids provided a convenient prop for concern trolls, smoking has been seen as one area containing legitimate reasons for health concerns. Particularly the potential negative impact on the health of children. Now researchers claim that there is one very strong and …

Read More

Quit Smoking For Better Mental Health?

A number of studies have been done regarding how smoking impacts the body. With the various toxic chemicals that are found within cigarettes, it’s often treated as the main focus regarding anti-smoking campaigns. As smoking has fallen out of favor in the United States, we have seen campaigns telling people to not smoke or quit smoking for a variety of …

Read More

CVS Corporation Plans To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

The habit of smoking is becoming a big epidemic in America, where many teens are pushed into smoking by peer pressure, as well as adults who are pressured into smoking for stress relief. With this in mind, one corporation and its stores (CVS) have taken this into account and will soon cease selling tobacco products to the public. According to …

Read More

FDA Reveals New Anti-Smoking Campaign For Teens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today revealed a new anti-smoking ad campaign targeted at teens. The ads will be geared toward preventing teens aged 12 to 17 from ever smoking cigarettes. The agency estimates that 10 million teens in that age range have smoked a cigarette or would be open to doing so. The campaign is titled “The …

Read More

Smoking, Drug Use Doubles Stillbirth Risks

Its been known for years now that pregnant women smoking and imbibing other harmful substances can put their fetus risk. A new study today shows just how serious that risk can be. The study, published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, shows that smoking and illegal drug use more than doubles the risk of a stillbirth. This applies not just …

Read More

Quit Smoking With Cigarettes That Might Explode?

It’s hard to be a smoker in 2013. Law after law and policy after policy has severely limited the range of locations where those pressed for a nicotine fix can puff away in peace. Cigarette prices are higher than ever, and the product is routinely maligned and protested. After decades of traditional smoking cigarettes coming under attack, there has been …

Read More

Smoking Could be Banned in UK Prisons

A smoking ban has been proposed for prisons in the U.K., and several prisons in the U.K. will participate in a pilot program to see how inmates respond to such a ban. The U.K. Ministry of Justice announced the program on Friday that will ban smoking and all other tobacco products from selected jails. The proposal comes after non-smokers have …

Read More

New Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful, Says CDC

Anyone who watched TV, or even just YouTube last spring has seen the ads. Men and women giving “tips” from their personal experiences with smoking and second-hand smoke. The most infamous of the spots would undoubtedly be Terrie, the woman who advised smokers to record their voices for their grandchildren before their voice boxes are removed due to cancer. Today, …

Read More

Majority Supports Banning Smoking in Vehicles Kids are in

In many places across the U.S., cigarette smokers are relegated to the outdoors and their own property. A new public health movement, however, is now looking to protect children from second hand smoke in cars. A new poll conducted by the University of Michigan Health System has shown that 82% of American adults support a ban on smoking in vehicles …

Read More

Asthma Cases in Children Fall in Wake of Smoke-Free Laws

A new study has shown that hospital admissions for childhood asthma have fallen significantly following the introduction of a smoke-free law in the U.K. The study, published today in the journal Pediatrics, showed a 12.3% fall in admissions for childhood asthma in the first year after the law was put in place. A law banning smoking in enclosed public spaces …

Read More

Page 1 of 212»