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Re-New Year's Resolutions

Harold Wimmer | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Harold Wimmer

Even with the best of intentions, New Year's resolutions have a tendency to slowly fade away as we get further away from January 1. This year, I plan on renewing a resolution to help a friend quit smoking for good and I have an easy way for you to join me.

How and Why to Help an LGBT Friend Stop Smoking

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

LGBT people smoke cigarettes at rates that are 68 percent higher than the general population; that means smoking affects more of us than any other single health problem. Luckily there is a cure for smoking, and even minutes after you stop your health starts to improve.

Who Has the Real Power to Stop Smoking? Hint: Not Smokers

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Scout, Ph.D.

Quitting smoking isn't just personal -- public health spending and policies help take down the fences to healthier behavior, and we haven't taken down many for smoking at all.