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May 24, 2013

 

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Stopping Smoking Can Lead To Weight Gain

One of the side-effects of stimulants is that they suppress the appetite.

May 1, 2012

 

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Does Nicotine Prevent Memory Loss?

"I'm hearing that nicotine can help prevent memory loss in older adults... is this true?"

October 26, 2011

 

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Quitting Smoking Can Cause Depression… Why?

After more than 20 years of smoking, I'm trying to quit. But instead of feeling good, I'm feeling sad, even depressed. What's going on?

September 23, 2011

 

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Graphic Images On Cigarette Packages: Do They Work?

Cigarette packages in the US don't have graphic images yet, but they will soon.

February 21, 2011

 

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What Are Electronic Cigarettes And Are They Safe?

Electronic cigarettes, also known as e cigarettes, are becoming a popular alternative to traditional cigarettes.

November 11, 2010

 

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Cigarette Packages To Get Gory

Cigarette packages are about to become more graphic.

April 26, 2010

 

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Which Is Worse: Cigarettes, Pipe, Or Cigars?

Smoking a pipe or cigar may seem less harmful compared to cigarettes however, it is still a very dangerous habit.

June 10, 2009

 

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R-rated Movies and Smoking

Were you allowed to watch R-rated movies as a kid? Do you smoke now? Learn about the link between smoking and R-rated movies on this Moment of Science.

May 18, 2009

 

Smoke filled air from pollution

Clean Air, Longer Lives

What's so important about having clean air and reducing air pollution? Find out on this Moment of Science.

June 5, 2008

 

An ad for cancer treatment in the East End of London

Debunking Common Cancer Myths

The American Cancer Society found that many Americans believe many common myths about cancer including cell phones and previous injuries causing cancer.

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