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Hollywood's Smoky Images Send Wrong Message About Lighting Up

Nancy Brown | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Given the conclusive evidence that smoking imagery portrayed across entertainment media impacts youth and young adult smoking initiation, positive portrayals of tobacco use threaten to reverse the critical progress the U.S. has made over the past five decades in reducing smoking.

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....

Smoking Can Be Stopped By a Lot of Money, But How Much Would You Pay?

Eli I. Goodman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Teen
Eli I. Goodman

The worst thing is that tobacco preys on our youth. Because of this, we must find a way to protect the young, to make way for the future and for earth and its inhabitants.

Smokeout Day 2012: Realities Behind the New Numbers

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

While adult smoking rates in the general population were cut in half between 1965 and 2004, the ratio of heavy and dependent smokers who meet the psychiatric definition of "nicotine dependence" is steadily rising.

Smoking May Hasten Mental Decline In Men: Study

Posted 02.08.2012 | Healthy Living

By Matt McMillen The list of reasons to quit smoking just got longer. A new study published today on the website of the Archives of General...

The Importance Of Talking (Honestly) To Your Doctor About Your Lifestyle

Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Grumman Bender for YouBeauty.com It's okay to fall off the health-and-fitness bandwagon now and then. But frequently skimping on exercisi...

How Quitting Smoking Can Save More Than Your Life

Posted 11.27.2011 | Healthy Living

By YouBeauty.com Most smokers have probably calculated how much they would save after cutting out a weekly pack (easily $300 a year). Imagine that ...

Secondhand Smoke Linked To Teen Hearing Problems: Study

ABC News | NANCY WALSH, MedPage Today Staff Writer | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living

Smoke gets in your ears -- if you're a teen exposed to secondhand smoke -- and is associated with hearing loss, a large study suggested. Exposed adole...

Connection Between Smoking And Alzheimer's Disease (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists have been researching connections between smoking and Alzheimer's disease for at least 20 years. Does smoking actually have positive effect...

Could Hong Kong Teach China To Quit Smoking?

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Nearly one in three smokers worldwide lights up in China, where cigarettes – commonly given as gifts – are so tightly woven into the cultu...