Monthly Archives: August 2011

Women Smokers Equal Men in Bladder Cancer

…if you are a smoker, you are at a higher risk factor for bladder cancer. Continue reading

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Don’t Be Their Target

…1974 internal documents from R. J. Reynolds showed that children were indeed the target of the marketing campaign. Continue reading

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Nicotine is No Friend to Athletes

Nicotine is one of the hardest addictions to break… Continue reading

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Teen Facebook Users Smoke More?

…those who use social networking sites and watch “suggestive” TV shows are five times more likely to report using tobacco… Continue reading

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Smokeless, Not Harmless

It still contains cancer-causing nitrosamines, although lower than cigarettes. Continue reading

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Welcome Back Florida Teachers

According to the numbers, Florida high school students are above the national average for smokeless tobacco use. Continue reading

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Smoker Cells Work Differently

A couple weeks ago Twitter was abuzz with the latest scientific news related to smoking.   A research team has found that substances in cigarette smoke causes blood vessel endothelial cells to constantly digest themselves, and described it as an … Continue reading

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Did You Know…?

A recent Google search on Florida tobacco news brought up an interesting article.  The Sun Sentinel gave a headline that stated “Jupiter might ask stores to stop selling flavored tobacco products to minors.”  Might?  According to this article, it is … Continue reading

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Tobacco Prevention Training Starts Now

Another school year is getting ready to begin and with it another year of the Florida Statewide Tobacco Prevention Course for Public School Teachers and Guidance Counselors.  The course was originally developed for Palm Beach County Schools and after three … Continue reading

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