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07 Jan Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking | Quitting Smoking made a little easier via Text Messages.

Quitting Smoking made a little easier via Text Messages. (IMAGE SOURCE –      In the U.K.-based program called Txt2stop, researchers sent smokers encouraging text messages, like the one above, to help them quit.)   December 03, 2012 3:21 AM Information via by PATTI NEIGHMOND Copyright ©2012 National Public Radio. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For […]


16 Oct Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking | The Prime Minister of Russia wants to Ban Tobacco Ads

Via the Associated Press  NATALIYA VASILYEVA  Moscow October 16, 2012 (AP) “Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday called for a ban on all tobacco ads, as the government prepares a bill that would also phase out smoking in public. World Health Organization says that some 40 percent of Russia’s adult population smokes,…” To Read the […]


22 Aug Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking| The Quit-Smoking Buzz: Tobacco Use Still Growing in Developing World.

Where ‘Smoke-Free’ Isn’t the Norm: Global Tobacco Use Booms in Developing World The British medical journal The Lancet studied 14 developing nations and found that nearly half of men and 11 percent of women in those countries use tobacco, mostly smoke products. Jeffrey Brown talks to State University of New York at Buffalo’s Gary Giovino […]


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 […]


26 Jun Posted by in blog | Comments

The Quit Smoking Buzz: Father’s can pass on cells damaged by smoking to their children.

Here is another reason why men may want to quit smoking.  Father’s can pass on cells damaged by smoking to their children.  These inherited cells can increase their chances of having cancer or other diseases.       To read more, go to the the article “Cigarette Smoke Damages DNA In The Reproductive Cells Of Fathers And These Changes Are Inherited By The […]