Cancer Information/Smoking Cessation News

December 5, 2018

AHA: How to Stop Smoking … for Good

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Nobody knows who first said, “To succeed, you first have to fail.” But it’s a phrase many smokers […]
November 12, 2018

Breaking the Smoking-Drinking Connection

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Smoking and drinking often go hand-in-hand, stimulating pleasure centers in the brain. But there’s even more to this unhealthy […]
October 30, 2018

AHA: How to Beat Triggers That Make You Crave a Cigarette

TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (American Heart Association) — When Rafe Poirrier smoked cigarettes, he smoked as soon as he woke, after eating, while driving, and whenever […]
October 17, 2018

AHA: Why It's So Hard to Quit Smoking

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The science behind why it’s so difficult to quit smoking is crystal clear: Nicotine is addictive — reportedly […]
August 30, 2018

AHA: Why More Americans Are Kicking the Smoking Habit

THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 (American Heart Association) — More and more Americans are putting out their cigarettes — for good. The overall cigarette smoking rate among […]
August 28, 2018

AHA: This Single Dad Kicked 30-Year Tobacco Habit for His Son

TUESDAY, Aug. 28, 2018 (American Heart Association) — John Jaramillo was a 45-year-old newly divorced single dad to 7-year-old Zeph. As if that weren’t enough to […]
May 31, 2018

Asthmatic Teens Even More Likely to Vape Than Those Without the Illness

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Perhaps assuming that e-cigarettes are “safer” than tobacco, teens with asthma now vape at higher rates than those without […]
May 9, 2018

'Smoke-Free' Rooms Still Loaded With Smoke Residues, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Harmful cigarette smoke residue may be lurking in rooms where no one has ever lit up, researchers report. In […]
May 7, 2018

AHA: Smoke-Free Laws Do Seem to Help Young Adults' Hearts

MONDAY, May 7, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Laws and policies that prohibit smoking in workplaces and other public areas appeared to significantly lower the risk […]