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Smoking May Worsen RA
Smoking hurts your lungs, there's no doubt about it. But smoking is bad for you in so many other ways, especially if you have rheumatoid arthritis.
An Apple a Day to Keep Smoking Away?
Trying to quit smoking? Here, have another serving of peas. And munch on some broccoli or fruit salad while you're at it.
Pregnancy: A Good Time to Quit Smoking
One of the best opportunities for women to quit smoking for good is during pregnancy, when ending the bad habit benefits not only them but their unborn child as well.
American vs. EU = It's a Draw
Ready for some good news about teenagers and smoking and drinking? Kids in the U.S. are doing less of both than their peers across the pond.
Taxes and Laws Help Moms Quit
If death and taxes are the only things in the world that are inevitable, then one is actually slowing down the other in this case.
Chantix Safe for Schizophrenics
A lot of people with schizophrenia smoke cigarettes. Clinically stable schizophrenics who took Chantix didn’t show an increase in symptoms, but they were more likely to quit smoking.
Genes, Meds & Smoking
What if different smoking cessation methods were needed for smokers with different genes? This could mean that not all smokers would find success with the same approaches to quitting.
Smoking Increases Surgical Costs
Smoking before and after surgery brings with it a whole host of complications. Quitting smoking, even just one year before surgery can yield outcomes that compare to non-smokers.
Secondhand Smoke Does Hurts Kids
Kids may not appear to develop conditions from secondhand smoke when they’re being exposed to it in childhood. But, they can still experience respiratory problems later in life.
Smoking on the Decline?
The youth population picking up a smoking habit is a serious concern. It's a good thing that prevention efforts to keep adolescents from starting to smoke may actually be working.