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tobacco  // Posts tagged as "tobacco"

06 Aug Posted by in blog | Comments

Parents Who Smoked Only in Adolescence Still More Likely to Have Kids Who Smoke. Looking at Genetics and the Urge to Smoke.

Kids who’s parent’s quit smoking even before they were born are still at a higher risk for taking-up the habit.   “In a study published in the journal Pediatrics, researchers discovered that the children of people who smoked only in their teenage years were still 3.2 times more likely to also pick up the habit, […]


25 Mar Posted by in blog | Comments

Second Hand Smoking Device Might Save Lives.

Professors at Dartmouth have developed a second hand smoking device which just might save lives. By Laura Weiss, The Dartmouth Staff   3/25/13  “The first small, mobile secondhand smoke detector,… can record exposure in real time, display results on the device and send them to a remote smartphone or computer”…and may “help reduce childhood exposure to […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]