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There is ton of research out there about smoking and quitting smoking. With so many organizations devoted to helping people quit smoking, it is easy enough to find some great facts about the process and how it affects people all over the world. For instance, did you know that there are more ex-smokers in the […]
If you are a smoker and would like to breastfeed your child, you should not abstain from breastfeeding just because you are smoking. Breastfeeding is the best way to care for your child’s health in their formative months and years. And breastfeeding actually counteracts some of the effects of smoking. If at all possible, you […]
Cigarettes are one of the main causes of preventable deaths world over. Use of tobacco in the form of cigarettes has many adverse health effects. Though cigarettes make you feel relaxed for a short period, they are doing more harm to your body in the long run. After using cigarettes for a long period of […]
Benefits of smoking? A tough love look at the world of smoking and how we fool ourselves into believing the smoke is worth the risk.
Major efforts to curb tobacco use have long been underway. Even before the most recent, major public ban was enacted, restaurants and other establishments had no smoking signs in place to cater to both sections of their public. Despite major studies that have shown that smoking causes an incredible number of deaths, at the rate […]
If you spend time online, you know that a lot of health news is accompanied by attention grabbing “click bait” headlines. Paranoia sells and it gets lots of readers. So you may have rightly started to distrust news stories that talk about the latest dangers to your health. After all, everything from air to gluten […]
Nicotine poisoning happens when one overdoses on nicotine. Nicotine can be found in numerous tobacco products, such as e-cigs and nicotine gums. Even 60mg of nicotine can be lethal. Signs of nicotine poisoning include agitation, confusion, vomiting, nausea, headache, breathing failure, and coma. In the case of toxicity, do not hesitate and call 911 straight […]
It is now common knowledge that a cigarette isn’t just rolled tobacco; there are some 599 other ingredients in your average cigarette other than the tobacco leaf. Additionally, there are a mind-boggling 4,000+ chemicals in cigarette smoke, 250 of which are harmful, and another 69 are known to cause cancer. Despite the fact that these […]