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Older Smokers May Find It Especially Hard to Quit Smoking

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Older people who’ve smoked for some time may have a particularly hard time giving up the habit, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states.  Michelle Bellantoni, a geriatrics expert at Johns Hopkins, says a few factors come into play



Using Auricular Therapy to Quit Smoking

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It’s being billed as the latest way to help people kick the habit. Like many approaches to fighting the addiction of nicotine, I am not certain if it will work, but it might serve as an added weapon for those frustrated by other methods that have failed. It’s called Zerosmoke and the concept is based [&hellip



Benefits Are Realized from Quitting Smoking for Older Adults

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Smoking statistics released recently from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are sobering, but one uplifting fact emerges:  even older adults who’ve smoked for years will receive benefit from quitting.  Michelle Bellantoni, a geriatrics expert at Johns Hopkins, reviews the data



Mentally Quitting Smoking

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There is no doubt that it is tough to kick the habit when it comes to cigarette smoking. If you ask 100 people how they stopped, the odds are quite strong you will get 100 different answers, but there is usually one consistent comment that comes across. It goes something like this, ‘I was so [&hellip



Mentally Quitting Smoking

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There’s no doubt it’s tough to kick the habit when it comes to cigarette smoking. If you asked a 100 people how they stopped, the odds are quite strong you’ll get 100 different answers. But there is usually one consistent comment that comes across. It usually goes something like, ‘I was frustrated with smoking. I [&hellip



Mentally Quitting Smoking

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There is no doubt that it is tough to kick the habit when it comes to cigarette smoking. If you ask 100 people how they stopped, the odds are quite strong you will get 100 different answers. But there is usually one consistent comment that comes across. It goes something like this. ‘I was so [&hellip



Decrease Risk of Diseases in Women Who Stop Smoking

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A recent study analyzes just how quickly women can decrease their risk of serious health problems by deciding to stop smoking.  The study reveals that some women, even those who have smoked for decades, can significantly decrease their risk of certain fatal diseases within just five years after quitting smoking.  Researchers say the harms of [&hellip



Study of Teens, Smoking and Asthma

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I’m not shy about discussing the health risks associated with smoking cigarettes. Most of the facts are quite obvious. Diseases like emphysema, heart disease and cancer can be linked with smoking. Now comes news from USC that teenagers who smoke are more likely than their peers to develop asthma. Up until this report, experts have [&hellip



Genetic Research on Smoking Addiction

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It could be one of the major developments of genetic research. Duke researchers believe that as many as 221 different gene variants play a role in cigarette addiction and the ability to quit. Researchers from Duke say that the National Institute on Drug Abuse has worked with them figuring this could be a new tool [&hellip



Teen Smoking and Asthma Risk

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There’s a reason why I am always stressing that I don’t want kids to smoke cigarettes and I’m not shy about discussing it. There are health risks. Most of the facts are quite obvious. Diseases like emphysema, heart disease, and cancer can be linked with smoking. There’s news from the University of Southern California that [&hellip








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