A global study suggests that 69% of the people who tried smoking became daily smokers, even if temporary.
If you want to quit smoking, you should definitely try physical exercise more.
The results aren’t clear-cut.
Sometimes I feel a burning need to spell ‘conflict of interest’ in capital letters. This is one of those times.
A small increase to bring about huge change.
Having problems quitting smoking? A CT scan might help you.
The method can be used for any type of damage where the cell has to replace bits of DNA.
Hint: it’s smoking in.
Smoking tobacco with hookah pipes is not harmless at all, despite what you might have heard.
Vape — not so safe.
No smoking here. Only vodka.
Quitting smoking is one of the most popular New Years resolutions, but how many actually keep it?
The real-life Bender could be a life saver.
Smoking is bad for your health, and that includes genes too.
It’s amazing how deception can fool even one of the strongest physical addictions.
Just don’t do it.
In Europe and the United States, an increasing number of employers have adopted a smoke-free policy and may not hire people who smoke. This is because of the negative perception of smoking. Stanford researchers wanted to quantify just how large the economic burden of tobacco use is on the labour market. Their analysis suggests that nonsmokers are twice as likely to get hired than smokers. Tobacco users also earn $5 less per hour on average than nonsmokers.
The Ontario Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) mailed free nicotine patches to smokers to see if they really help you quit without any behavioral support. And for one in four of participants who kept to the treatment, it did.
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, scientists from the universities of Michigan and Pennsylvania scanned the brains of 50 smokers while they viewed anti-smoking ads. They recorded their neural activity spikes as they watched the sample of 40 images one at a time, looking for increase activity in the medial prefrontal cortex, the area that handles decision making processes.