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It is common knowledge that in order to live a healthier life we need to be active, eat right and avoid smoking. But a new study is taking common knowledge a step farther, or better yet several steps farther, to promote the idea of a healthier life, which includes a significant reduction in the risk of an early death.
New research from Harvard School of Public Health (HPSH) shows that one year after the federal government passed a law banning word descriptors such as "light," "mild," and "low" on cigarette packages, smokers can still easily identify their brands because of color-coding that tobacco companies added to "light" packs after the ban.
A new study indicates that people trying to quit smoking may consume alcohol to help cope with their urge to smoke.
A recent study from the Massachusetts General Hospital found a detectable level of the nicotine metabolite, cotinine, in 88% of non-smoking children and adults, indicating that they had been involuntarily
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