Category Archives: Diseases

World No Tobacco Day 2019

World No Tobacco Day is May 31, and this year’s theme is “tobacco and lung health.”  The day and the message helps to “raise awareness of the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure,” from cancer … Continue reading

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Trinkets and Trash March 2019

Tobacco marketing and advertising knows how to reach that emotional attachment in its users.  Continue reading

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Ecigs and other smoking devices damage the lungs

Researchers exposed both types of lung cells to conventional cigarette smoke, e-cigarette vapor. and heat-not-burn vapor. Continue reading

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Smoking

There are many health awareness days in February that we should mention, like Rheumatoid Arthritis.  While the exact cause of this autoimmune disease is still a mystery, smoking is a risk factor, but doctors don’t even know the exact role … Continue reading

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Vaping will kill your smile

Our students deserve to know the vaping industry isn’t telling them the truth about… Continue reading

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New Study Finds Younger Women More Severely Affected by COPD

COPD is the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. Smoking causes nearly 80% of COPD cases. Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from a Stroke

May is American Stroke Month and it is the perfect time to learn about strokes and how to prevent them. Continue reading

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Be good to your heart

When you take that puff, the nicotine speeds up your heart rate and increases … Continue reading

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2017 November Health Observances

Everyone has their reasons why they started to smoke, but quitting will reduce… Continue reading

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Americans still underestimate smoking risks

…do they really understand the risks and how those risks increase when you smoke? Continue reading

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