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Cigarette Addiction

Smoking Rates Are Down, But A Different Type Of Tobacco Use Is On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living

First, the good news: Smoking rates are down significantly in 26 states. The bad news? The use of smokeless tobacco (also known as dip, snuff or chew)...

New Study Casts Doubt On E-Cigarettes' Long-Term Ability To Break Smoking Addiction

Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: May 18, 2015 07:27pm ET on LiveScience. Some electronic cigarette companies say that their products help people ...

There's An Important Difference Between Smoking And Nicotine Addiction

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - Since he ditched Marlboro Lights five years ago, Daniel's...

Men And Women React To Smoking Differently, So They Might Need To Quit Differently Too

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living

A new way to image people's brains while they smoke has revealed physical evidence for a phenomenon scientists have studied for quite some time: Cigar...

Quitting Gradually or Abruptly: Which Is Better?

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

When it comes to the moment of truth of quitting, the crucial question becomes: Is the smoker saying goodbye to cigarettes by admitting that the addiction has gotten the best of them, that the relationship has gone bad and they need to quit it completely? Or is the smoker, instead, waiting to smoke again and holding out for the next puff?

Warning: Cigarettes Are Addictive

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

Addicted smokers are unlikely to ever become recreational smokers, as much as they wish they could. The wish to "just have one" is a wish that, for most addicts who successfully quit their drug, must remain unfulfilled.

How to Quit Smoking For Good!

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Tobacco use is the greatest preventable cause of death and medical disability in the United States. Tobacco kills no more than heart disease or cancer; however its deadly impact is preventable.