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18 Jul Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking | The Quit Smoking Buzz: This Boy Band may be just the band teens need to fall in love with to stay healthy.

The American Heart Association Tweeted on July 11th about a fun, creative video made by 4 East Carolina University Physician Assistant students who decided to jump on the recent BOY BAND Bandwagon and become “The Anti-Smoking Boy Band”.  Their Song “I’ll Quit But Not Today” is Great!   Hope you can share it with family […]

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13 Jul Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking | The Quit Smoking Buzz: Do you Really know how Tobacco delivers it’s effects to your body?

How Does Tobacco Deliver Its Effects? The National Institute of Drug Abuse has a good explanation as to how tobacco effects our bodies, and health.  The article starts by sharing that… “There are more than 4,000 chemicals found in the smoke of tobacco products. Of these, nicotine, first identified in the early 1800s, is the […]

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12 Jul Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking | The Quit Smoking Buzz: RI Department of Health – 2011 RI High School Smoking & Other Health Risks Brief

What are our Local RI Teens up to these days regarding smoking behaviors. This brief from the RI Department of Health assess this behavior from last school year and also discussed other high risk health behaviors in RI’s high schools. “Rhode Island Data Brief  Purpose: Over 11% of Rhode Island (RI) public high school students […]

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11 Jul Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking | The Quit Smoking Buzz: Facebook and Quitting Smoking – How are they related?

Smoking, Quitting and Facebook – What’s the connection?   Jul 11, 2012 4:45 AM EDT By Jesse Singal at Newsweek and The Daily Beast.  Jesse.Singal@newsweekthedailybeast.com    Geoff Robins, AFP / Getty Images Researchers want to implement the use of Social Media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, Google +, etc to start to help people quit smoking.   Jesse Singal […]

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09 Jul Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking: The Quit Smoking Buzz – No more tobacco displays in this NY Village.

Historical Law stops tobacco displays in retail stores.   Written by KERRY MALLOY SNYDER  Lohd.com Community View   White Plains residents Nivna Chevalier and Tawesha White joined last year’s ‘We’ve Seen Enough!’ campaign outside White Plains City Hall. It’s one of myriad tobacco control programs to educate youth about the dangers of tobacco and heighten awareness […]

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