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Quit Smoking And You May End Your Anxiety
2013-01-02 14:19:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Do you often get a little anxious, and reach for a cigarette to help relieve that anxiety? Well scientists now say that giving up the habit altogether could be the real treatment for curbing that anxious feeling. Scientists wrote in the British Journal of Psychiatry about how they followed nearly 500 smokers attending National Health Service (NHS) stop smoking clinics in England. They found a "significant" decrease in anxiety...

2013-01-02 05:03:42

Secrets from Breaking Nicotine Addiction Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Entrepreneur Craig Nabat struggled for years attempting to break his pack and half a day smoking addiction. Craig's personal struggle with quitting smoking and his success of stopping for good inspired him to help other smokers to break free from their nicotine addiction. Craig established Los Angeles based Freedom Laser Therapy in April 2003, which began the process of educating thousands of smokers how they...

No Proof That Electronic Cigarettes Are Safe, Help Smokers Quit
2012-12-31 10:12:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Smokers who are looking to quit the habit or are just finding healthier ways to get their nicotine fix may be shocked to learn that electronic cigarettes do neither. The finding, which comes from a study by the Italian Health Ministry, indicates that e-cigarettes, despite their growing popularity, do not help smokers quit, nor do they provide a safer alternative to traditional smoking. The report, published Friday, warned that...

Women Smokers Are Twice As Likely To Die Of Sudden Cardiac Death Than Non-Smokers
2012-12-12 10:46:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone knows that smoking is bad for their health. Studies have shown that even moderate to light smokers are taking a huge risk by lighting up. Now, a new study tracking the health of 101,000 US nurses In the Nurses´ Health Study over three decades further shows that smoking is deadly. The study, published in the American Heart Association´s (AHA) journal Circulation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology, has found that...

Taxes Reduce Smoking
2012-11-30 19:54:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new study, as cigarette taxes increase, heavier smokers tend to cut back on puffing away on those cancer sticks. Washington University School of Medicine researchers identified 7,068 smokers and asked them how much they smoked. The team went back three years later and asked the smokers the same question. On average, the researchers found that everyone was smoking a little less. However, when tax increases were...

US Judge Orders Cigarette Companies To Publicly Admit They Lied About Smoking Dangers
2012-11-28 08:47:56

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that an estimated 45.3 million adults in the US smoke cigarettes. It also reports that cigarettes, the single leading cause of preventable death in the US, account for nearly 443,000 deaths every year. Now, a US judge is ordering the top three cigarette makers–Philip Morris, Reynolds and Lorillard–to publicly admit that their products are killing America....

Reduce Smoking If You Can’t Quit
2012-11-19 20:00:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Can't quit smoking? New research shows that maybe instead of going cold turkey, just admit defeat and try to reduce your cigarette intake instead. Quitting smoking can lower the risk of disease, increase your life expectancy and improve quality of life. However, old habits die hard and quitting can be a long and difficult process. Researchers now say instead of being discouraged and just stopping trying to quit, maybe you should...

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