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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.
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.