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Blog Post created by Thomas3.20.2010 on Feb 19, 2013

CHEW

Join the “Great American Spit Out” and Quit Chewing Tobacco

 http://www.adn.com/2013/02/15/2791268/join-the-great-american-spit-out.html#storylink=cpy

SMOKING CESSATION

102-Year-Old Woman: Fine, I'll Quit Smoking

http://www.newser.com/story/163030/woman-quits-smoking-on-her-102nd-birthday.html?utm_source=syn&utm_medium=goognews&utm_campaign=chan3_feed

UCSF-Safeway Pharmacy Alliance Aims to Help Customers Quit Smoking

http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2013/02/13518/ucsf-safeway-pharmacy-alliance-aims-help-customers-quit-smoking

Going smoke-free has benefits

http://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20130216/OPINION01/302160013/Dale-Hillard-Charlotte-Whitney-Going-smoke-free-has-benefits?nclick_check=1

Efficacy of a smoking cessation program in a population of adolescent smokers

http://7thspace.com/headlines/432564/efficacy_of_a_smoking_cessation_program_in_a_population_of_adolescent_smokers_in_vocational_schools_a_public_health_evaluative_

Alcohol Consumption May Be in Response to Smoking Cessation

"Overall, subjects reported higher and more volatile smoking urges on days when alcohol was consumed. "Interestingly, these higher, more volatile smoking urges were reported before the individual actually began drinking, suggesting that alcohol consumption may have been in response to smoking urges rather than vice versa" Businelle said. While smoking urge volatility increased following alcohol consumption, the smoking urge trajectory did not."

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130213100726.htm

What Good Will It Do Me to Quit Smoking Now?

http://www.laportecountylife.com/health/assistance/17058-what-good-will-it-do-me-to-quit-smoking-now1

2013 Healthy Heart Resolution Made Easy With Stop Smoking Book

http://www.newswire.net/newsroom/financial/70914-healthy-heart-resolution-made-easy-with-stop-smoking-book.html

Our self-abuse

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/360405/our-self-abuse

 

SECOND HAND SMOKE

Tech Doc: Limiting secondhand smoke pays off by decreasing the incidence of heart attack

http://lubbockonline.com/health/2013-02-19/tech-doc-limiting-secondhand-smoke-pays-decreasing-incidence-heart-attack#.USNiNqX2jDg

YOU'VE COME A LONG WAY, BABY

Smoking’s Gender Gap Closes

 

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/18/women-smokers-catch-up/

SMOKING AND YOUR HEALTH

Should ALL smokers over 40 be tested for cancer?

 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2280741/Smoking-Should-ALL-smokers-40-tested-cancer.html#ixzz2LLPVpZG5 

WHERE THERE'S SMOKE THERE'S FIRE!

Portland Fire: 'Smoking materials' likely led to $200K 'couch fire' on Fremont Street

http://www.koinlocal6.com/news/local/story/Portland-Fire-Smoking-materials-likely-led-to/QMYGfpchlUG6Lcz7TyjNrg.cspx

NH woman's oxygen catches fire while she's smoking

http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130219/AP02/302199993

SMOKING AND YOUR FAMILY

Lawmakers consider banning smoking in cars with kids

http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/politics/lawmakers-consider-banning-smoking-in-cars-with-kids#.USNlf6X2jDg

Why Smoking Bans Are Pro-Life

http://www.ringoffireradio.com/2013/02/18/why-smoking-bans-are-pro-life/

Maternal smoking impairs lung function and increases bronchial inflammation in young children

http://www.healthcanal.com/child-health/36283-Maternal-smoking-impairs-lung-function-and-increases-bronchial-inflammation-young-children.html

 

SMOKING AND YOUR JOB

Resolved: Help staff quit smoking this year

http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/34456/resolved-help-staff-quit-smoking-this-year

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