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A pack a day will most definitely destroy your DNA.
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So you might be better off quitting cold turkey.
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Being able to extend life, of course, is a great success. But simply adding years of sickness, frailty and decline is not a very appealing prospect. Unfortunately, the progress we are making in terms of keeping people around longer is not always matched by advances in personal health and fitness -- both physically and mentally.
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Chances are, you've probably tried this method.
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TORONTO - It seems not all smokers are created equal when it comes to how their bodies handle nicotine, and that could have big implications for anyone trying to kick the tobacco habit for good, resea...
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Quitting smoking is often at the top of many people's New Year's resolution lists, but despite innovations that will supposedly help you stop the habit, people still fail at this goal year after year....
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Taking omega-3 supplements reduces nicotine cravings and the number of cigarettes smoked per day, according to a first-of-its-kind study conducted at the University of Haifa. "The substances and medic...
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The method's goal is to help people make better choices in a variety of areas without removing their right to choose. Researchers claim that individuals select more wisely when provided with a clear set of options. The method may be able to curb problems such as smoking, intemperate drinking, and problem gambling.
Researchers convinced 11 per cent of smokers to ignore their cravings via text messaging in a new study, whereas only 5 perc ent of the control group remained smoke-free at the end of a six-month prog...
TORONTO - A new study suggests that ex-smokers can gain a health status similar to those of people their own age who never smoked — but the process takes time.It suggests that women who quit catch up,...
Smoking can become wrapped up in daily work routines, making it harder to quit. Severing the "smoke break" chain takes a lot of preparation on the part of the individual trying to quit but a little support from co-workers and employers can make a big difference.
If you're a smoker and aren't yet thinking about quitting, congratulations -- today is your day. For the past 24 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) has celebrated World No Tobacco Day on May 3...