I am lying on my bed writing this three days after the festival ended because I'm still sick from breathing in the toxic fumes.
Someone that I love dearly and respect greatly was diagnosed with lung cancer. When I talk to people about it, their first response is usually... "I didn't know he smoked." It's a good opportunity to educate people, but I am sure it gets old for non-smoking lung cancer patients.
Under the pressure of stalled progress, the smoking cessation community is splintering into different and not always harmonious camps. They have competing visions for how best to spend scarce public health dollars allocated to encourage and help smokers quit.
Two separate analyses released Monday each found that heart attack rates fall 17% within a year after smoking bans take effect