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quitting smoking

Adopting standardized packaging policy is crucial in protecting the health of Canadians, and will have international significance.
This is not about whether people should be vaping. It is a matter of empowering people to choose a less harmful way of satisfying their addiction.
Reduce your risk of a heart attack by cutting your smoking habit today.
Last year, I ran the Boston marathon with Team World Vision to raise money for clean water projects in developing countries. I'm planning on doing so again this year. Training for marathons requires discipline and motivation over a long period of time, much like what's required to form any new habit or routine.
A pack a day will most definitely destroy your DNA.
I may not be at my preferred weight, and some days I may feel stressed and anxious, but my family is there for me, and I will be there for them: for my loving husband, my children and someday, their children. Quitting has increased my chances of being around for many more Mother's Days to come.
It's basically the opposite of a makeover.
Quitting smoking is often at the top of many people's New Year's resolution lists, but despite innovations that will supposedly
Mental illness patients who smoke are discriminated against by having separate smoking rooms in hospitals closed. As a result, they are being forced to leave the hospital grounds to smoke if they are not in locked units. This is unsafe for patients and others.
Taking omega-3 supplements reduces nicotine cravings and the number of cigarettes smoked per day, according to a first-of
South Korea on Thursday proposed a steep 80 per cent hike in cigarette prices to cut consumption in a nation with one of
The pain and terror that seem, for those first few days, like everything -- seen, smelled, tasted, heard, felt -- will be replaced by a longing similar to the kind one feels towards an old paramour. It is even possible that you will be capable of returning to the warm arms of the infrequent cigarette at some distant speck in the future without drowning again in the compulsion.
Researchers convinced 11 per cent of smokers to ignore their cravings via text messaging in a new study, whereas only 5 perc
People who use electronic cigarettes do not report higher rates of quitting than regular cigarette smokers, according to
Moderate or heavy smokers who quit tobacco get a boost in mental wellbeing that, for people who are anxious or stressed, is
If you're like millions of people around the globe, quitting smoking tops your New Year's resolution list. But experts say
Let me explain: When I tell patients to stop smoking, they know exactly what to do, namely to stop putting a cigarette in their mouth and inhaling its smoke. That's a behaviour they can change. When they stop smoking they have "successfully" changed a behaviour -- that's behaviour change, end of story.
Nervous nibbles alone do not explain the weight that people tend to gain when they give up smoking, Swiss researchers said
TORONTO - A move to take advantage of rare advances in lung cancer treatment is being undermined by slow action on the part
When you look at the numbers alone, it boggles the mind why there have not been more measures taken to curb or eliminate smoking altogether. One of the main reasons is governments' addiction to tobacco taxes. At times, they show their true colours and flash this addiction for all to see.