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Who Should Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

Jim T. Miller | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

The goal of annual screenings is to detect cancer early before symptoms appear, so it can be cured. The five-year survival rate among people with lung cancer when it's caught in its earliest stage is 77 percent, versus only 4 to 25 percent for people whose cancer has spread.

Mac And Cheese Gets Even Better... On The Grill!

Steven Raichlen | Posted 11.07.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Well, irresistible as traditional mac and cheese is, it's about to get a lot better.

These Amazon Warehouse Workers Smoke In Cages

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business

Say you're running a warehouse. You've got lots of valuable goodies inside, so you want to keep close tabs on your workers. But some of your workers n...

Secrets Of The Water Smoker Revealed

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.12.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

The water smoker is simple to operate, but serious enough for competition cooks.

8 Steps To Bacon Nirvana

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.08.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

If you go to the time and trouble of curing and smoking your own bacon, start by procuring a pork belly worthy of your efforts. This means from organic hogs (or hogs raised humanely without hormones or antibiotics).

Anna Almendrala

Smokers Are Getting Skeptical About E-Cigarettes

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living

The science about electronic cigarettes and their effectiveness as smoking-cessation tools is still emerging, but consumer perceptions of harm associa...

Do Electronic Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.26.2014 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Jenny Bolario Vape pens, or e-cigarettes, are often billed as a safer way for smokers to get their fix. The user breathes in water vapor infused ...

E-cigs vs. Cigs: Cut Through, Cut In, Cut Down, Cut Out

Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.

The clearest way to reduce smoking risks with vaping is to stop smoking. If needed, trying different vaping products can help smokers identify which are most helpful in getting them to end smoking. For cigarettes, no matter the method -- best to cut out, not just cut down.

Here Are The States That Are Still Addicted To Smoking

Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

If you or someone you love smokes, there's no better time than the present to quit -- especially considering November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month a...

Lighter Cigarettes by Any Other Name Would Kill as Many Smokers

Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.

Products once labeled as lighter and milder are still sold. Even if labeled with random letters in plain white packs, consumers through tasting can identify the milder, lighter, smoother brands, and need to know that such brands are not linked to any reduced risks.

Smokers Who Survive To 70 Still Lose HOW Many Years Of Life?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty

A new study involving men ages 66-97 shows that smokers who make it to age 70 still lose an average of four years of life, researchers in Britain say....

Man Cages His Head To Quit Smoking

Posted 07.09.2013 | Weird News

When you make a promise to your god, your late father, and your wife to quit smoking, you should actually quit this time. Turkish man Ibrahim Yucel...

9 Things to Think About When Thinking About E-Cigarettes

Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.

E-cigs are much safer than cigarettes. We don't need clinical trials to know that a large rock falling on a person is much more dangerous than a small rock falling on someone. Compared to cigarettes, reduced risks of e-cigs are obvious.

The True Cost Of Smoking Revealed

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business

Smokers may feel the ultimate toll of their addiction, but its their bosses who are footing the bill in the meantime, according to a new study. E...

Proposed Cigarette Tax To Burn Holes In Smokers' Wallets

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business

April 15 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's proposal to nearly double federal excise taxes to $1.95 on each pack of cigarettes would likely knock ...

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.

Gun Culture Versus Human Life and Dignity

Thomas Worcester | Posted 03.30.2013 | Religion
Thomas Worcester

U.S. Catholic bishops have been criticized for many things in recent years, among them an over emphasis on abortion issues to the exclusion of other issues. Is this a fair criticism? What other 'life' issues do the bishops address?

Addiction Specialist Answers a Few Simple Questions for Smokers

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Dr. James H. Berry, DO, medical director of Chestnut Ridge Inpatient Acute Dual Diagnosis Program and assistant professor at the West Virginia Health Science Center's Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, answers a few short questions for smokers.

What Happens To Your Lungs With And Without Smoking, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

How long does it take for someone's lungs to heal after they quit smoking? Dr. Oz, Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author told me some ...

What's the Best ROI for Dollars to Help Smokers Quit?

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

Under the pressure of stalled progress, the smoking cessation community is splintering into different and not always harmonious camps. They have competing visions for how best to spend scarce public health dollars allocated to encourage and help smokers quit.

City May Stop Hiring Smokers

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

If a new policy is adopted, smokers in Fort Worth, Texas, may no longer be eligible to work for the city, WFAA is reporting. In reevaluating its he...

This Industry Will Charge You For Being A Woman

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.19.2012 | Money

Women pay $1 billion more each year in individual health insurance costs even though they tend take better care of their health than men, according to...

Obama's Cool Grill Gift To The Camerons

Meathead | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Meathead

Last time the Obamas didn't do so well. They gave Cameron's predecessor, Gordon Brown, a set of movie DVDs that didn't play on the devices sold in the UK.

What Smokers Can Teach Us

Conor Grennan | Posted 04.22.2012 | Impact
Conor Grennan

If you're constantly preparing to enjoy your life later, you're not enjoying your life. A few years ago, my friend Matt left a very well paid job as a lawyer because he wanted to open a dive shop on a beach in Thailand.

Political Football Analogies: Santorum as Pittsburgh Stealer

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 04.09.2012 | Comedy
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

This is a contrary view, but Rick Santorum wins the GOP nomination. You can make an analogy that Rick Santorum, the Pittsburgh Penguin, scored a hat ...