Children of divorce more likely to start smokingA study from the University of Toronto suggests that both men and women from divorced families are more likely to become smokers than their peers.
The research, published online in the journal Public...March 30, 2013
Smoking Addiction FactsOf all addictive drugs, nicotine is one of the most widely used. The use of nicotine stems from the smoking tobacco, which is mainly found in cigarettes. While most people think that cigarette smokin...February 8, 2013
Smoking addiction due to brain wiring, study saysA recent study found that smoking addiction may start with bad brain wiring.
Two areas of the brain--the orbitofrontal cortex and the prefrontal cortex--seem to work together to either manage cravings...February 1, 2013
Smoking in teen girls can ruin bone healthMake no bones about it--smoking is incredibly detrimental to a young person's mental and physical development.
And parents of teen girls who smoke may have another reason to help them quit: osteoporos...December 5, 2012
When cancer patients can't stop smokingIf you've ever stood outside a hospital, you've probably seen at least one patient sucking down a cigarette while in a wheelchair or hooked up to an IV.
Doctors and medical professionals can't stop it...November 29, 2012
Smoking mind over smoking matterTel Aviv University's surprising new study shows cigarette cravings result from habit, not addiction Nicotine patches and gum are common ? and o...
Smokefree Laws Protect Kids from ExposureResearch SummaryChildren living in communities that ban smoking in indoor public places are 39 percent less likely to have chemical biomarkers indicating exposure to tobacco smoke, according to resear...
Some Doctors Refuse to Treat SmokersMindful of smoking's negative impact on surgical outcomes and wary of liability, some doctors are refusing to operate on patients unless they quit smoking, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reported May...
Online Social Connections Helped Smokers Quitby Bob Curley, MeYou HealthMembers of the online smoking-cessation site QuitNet who made the most connections with other members of the mutual-support community were less likely to smoke, according to...
New PET scans show wide responses to antibodies.
One of the brightest hopes of... Read Full Post
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