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19

May

Cigarettes make superbugs stronger (and e-cigarettes aren’t much better)Both cigarette smoke and e-cigarette vapor increase the virulence of potentially life-threatening bacteria while also decreasing the body’s ability to fight them, new study finds.

Cigarettes make superbugs stronger (and e-cigarettes aren’t much better)
Both cigarette smoke and e-cigarette vapor increase the virulence of potentially life-threatening bacteria while also decreasing the body’s ability to fight them, new study finds.

14

Feb

Smoking cessation: It’s good for mental health tooMany smokers report depression and anxiety as they attempt to quit smoking, but these are often just withdrawal symptoms that taper off in time.

Smoking cessation: It’s good for mental health too
Many smokers report depression and anxiety as they attempt to quit smoking, but these are often just withdrawal symptoms that taper off in time.

20

Jan

Why smoking is linked to so many diseasesTobacco carcinogens have been found in organs other than lungs, and in places like breast tissue and breast milk, increasing the risk for diseases.

Why smoking is linked to so many diseases
Tobacco carcinogens have been found in organs other than lungs, and in places like breast tissue and breast milk, increasing the risk for diseases.

08

Jan

Smoking rates drop globally, but millions still light upThe number of smokers has increased with the world population, but new research shows that significant progress has been made since 1980.

Smoking rates drop globally, but millions still light up
The number of smokers has increased with the world population, but new research shows that significant progress has been made since 1980.

06

Jan

The benefits of quitting smoking and 5 natural ways to kick the habitIt’s tough, but not impossible to quit smoking. Here’s how to put your cigarette-puffing habit behind you.

The benefits of quitting smoking and 5 natural ways to kick the habit
It’s tough, but not impossible to quit smoking. Here’s how to put your cigarette-puffing habit behind you.

30

Dec

Why you should quit smoking on January 6thIf kicking the tobacco habit is on the agenda for the New Year, here’s why you should wait until Monday.

Why you should quit smoking on January 6th
If kicking the tobacco habit is on the agenda for the New Year, here’s why you should wait until Monday.

31

May


 No more smoking in front of Starbucks  



A new policy will ban smoking within 25 feet of the chain’s coffee shops.
A new policy will ban smoking within 25 feet of the chain’s coffee shops.

15

Mar

Calif. proposes sweeping anti-smoking legislation
New anti-smoking bill would ban cigarette smoking in townhouses, apartment building, condos, and other multi-unit homes.

Calif. proposes sweeping anti-smoking legislation

New anti-smoking bill would ban cigarette smoking in townhouses, apartment building, condos, and other multi-unit homes.

25

Jan


 Should cigarettes be illegal? 



Tobacco clearly takes a significant toll on the lives of Americans, causing 450,000 premature deaths a year, and some say cigarettes should be banned.
Tobacco clearly takes a significant toll on the lives of Americans, causing 450,000 premature deaths a year, and some say cigarettes should be banned.

07

Dec

Smoking likely makes hangovers worseA new study suggests that tobacco exacerbates the awfulness of a hangover.

Smoking likely makes hangovers worse
A new study suggests that tobacco exacerbates the awfulness of a hangover.