Monthly Archives: May 2011

Stories of Secondhand Smoke

It is a sad reminder that my memory of my parents is defined by an ashtray. Continue reading

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World No Tobacco Day 2011

…to encourage a 24-hour period of no tobacco use of any kind throughout the world. Continue reading

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Moving the Battleground

“…packages made to look like jewel-encrusted perfume bottles…” Continue reading

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Marketing Pleasure

…menthol and marriage go hand-in-hand Continue reading

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Smoking and Malnutrition, a Growing Problem

The list of health problems caused by smoking rarely contains child malnutrition, but studies have found that smokers in one developing country spend money on tobacco that would go toward the family food budget.  A study of 33,000 mostly poor … Continue reading

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Chaining Yourself, Not Breaking Free

…enjoy your new freedom from smoking… Continue reading

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Keep Those Pearly Whites

No tobacco use is the best thing for those pearly whites. Continue reading

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It’s Not a Performance Enhancing Drug

nicotine increases heart rate and blood pressure within a few minutes Continue reading

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Up in Smoke

…secondhand smoke is listed as a Group A carcinogen. This rating is used only for substances proven to cause cancer. Continue reading

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Stress? What Stress?

Nicotine withdrawal between cigarettes causes stress levels to rise, prompting smokers… Continue reading

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