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November 28, 2014

 

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Cats and Smoking

Smoking causes health hazards to everyone around you, including your cat whose fur is a smoke-particle magnet.

October 30, 2014

 

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Nicotine Patch

The patch imparts increasingly smaller doses of nicotine over time to help the addict gradually break smoking habits without withdrawal effects.

January 14, 2014

 

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The Cost Of Smoking

Measuring the aggregate economic impact of smoking is hard. However, it's easy to see the misery it causes in individual lives.

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.

June 18, 2012

 

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What Is The Equation For A Happy, Healthy Teen?

Teenagers are often a difficult bunch. With all those hormones flooding their bodies, they can be moody, unpredictable, and prone to making dubious choices.

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.

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