Category Archives: Smoking Effects

South Carolina Shows a Drop in Smoking Rates

In South Carolina, due to authorities efforts to reduce smoking rates there was significantly increased number of people seeking help to quit smoking. Latest data presented by Department of Health and Environmental Control spokesman Jim Beasley. shows that number of daily calls to the state Tobacco Quitline has increased almost six times over the last year. They do explain that … Continue reading Continue reading

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Smoke-Free Moves in Sheridan

Lorraine King of Sheridan, Wyoming, is preoccupied with the problem of smoking in public places. She is friend of Young Ki Kim, the long-time owner of Kim’s Family Restaurant that was opened back in 1990. Now King is very happy that the restaurant goes smoke-free, because simce her husband quit smoking, they prefer no-smoking areas in restaurants. When Kim’s Family … Continue reading

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Youth Against Tobacco Marketing in Vermont

This week in the US state of Vermont took place two important events that promoted the idea of protecting young people from tobacco use. At the beginning of the week, on February 3, took place march and rally on the State Capitol in Montpelier. The other day the University of Vermont hosted a Tobacco-Free College Campus Summit. In the rally … Continue reading

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What Impact Smoking Has on Pets

Normally when the new year begins, people want to change something in their life, they want improvements. Most common New Year resolutions are connected to a healthy lifestyle: going to gym, making exercises, keeping to a healthy diet. However, these lifestyle changes have benefists not only on people, but they contribute to significant improvements in pets who live indoors. If … Continue reading

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Less Smokers in Wisconsin, USA

The Department of Health Services (DHS) in Wisconsin revealed data which demonstrates that in the state adult smoking rate achieved its lowest level for the first time in history. Today adult smoking rate in Wisconsin is 18% while in 2012 it was 20%. Today’s smoking rate almost coincides with the national smoking rate of 17.8% which was also revealed recently … Continue reading

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American Teens Smoke Less

A survey by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that in the USA fewer teens are having sex, fighting and using cigarettes, however, a great number of high school students are texting while driving. In 2013, 15.7% of teens told they are smoking cigarettes and this is the lowest rate recorded since 1991 when the National Youth Risk Behavior … Continue reading

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What Makes Teenagers Smoke?

A new research made in Canada found that among teenagers who smoke for a short period of time, boys are more likely to quit than girls. Moreover, girls and boys who make sports and are frightened by warnings on cigarette packs, are more likely to quit. Most of all teenagers are attracted by slim cigarettes, such as Glamour. The results … Continue reading

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Nevada Shows Highest Rate for Secondhand Smoke Exposure

According to a recent study, more than half of adult people in the state of Nevada are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke and this is the highest rate in the USA. The state on the second place for secondhand smoke is just 10 percentage points lower than Nevada. John Packham, chief of Health Policy Research at the University of Nevada … Continue reading

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Nicotine is Good for You

Last week David O’Reilly, who is senior molecular biologist, said that nicotine, is good for you, which means that smoking is good for you. The statement comes from scientific adviser to the tobacco industry after scientists from New York University recently warned that electronic cigarettes users may inhale more nicotine and other toxins than regular tobacco smokers. It was estimated … Continue reading

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Smoking Cessation: 20 Minutes to Two Days Without Smoking

If you decided to quit smoking, you should know how your body will react on it in first two days after your last cigarette. 20 Minutes After You Quit You will feel immediately the effects of quitting smoking as they show themselves at once. In 20 minutes after you smoked your last cigarette, your heart rate returns to normal levels. … Continue reading

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