Sidestream Smoke

Sidestream Smoke and ‘Safer’ Cigarettes By Michael A. Dubick and Stephanie E. Dubick At least two centuries have passed since it was first formally suggested in the West that tobacco-product use might adversely affect human health. And within the last 50 years, correlations of cigarette smoking and various diseases have been validated. Yet according to […]

Nicotine Replacement

Nicotine Replacement Therapy Before discussing this possibility is it important to remember: YOU MUST QUIT SMOKING ENTIRELY BEFORE STARTING TO USE ANY NICOTINE REPLACEMENT PRODUCT. If you feel that you are severely addicted to cigarettes, you may wish to consider using a nicotine substitute product: Nicotine gum Nicotine patch Nicotine nasal spray Nicotine inhaler People […]

Tobacco and Oral Health

By John E. Dodes There is a correlation of tobacco-product use and various conditions of the teeth, the jawbone, and the soft tissue of the mouth. The appearance, site, and incidence of these conditions can vary considerably with which type of tobacco product is used. Although smoking is the commonest mode of tobacco use in […]

Dealing With Weight Gain

As you’re going through the quitting process, you may have got on your bathroom scales and noticed that you’ve gained some weight. Many ex-smokers do gain weight after quitting. In fact, concern about weight gain is a real hurdle for most people. It’s the reason many smokers are afraid to quit. And when smokers do […]

Health Issues

CLEARING THE AIR ON THE HARD FACTS OF WHAT SMOKING DOES TO YOUR BODY Smoking is a major health hazard. There is now an exhaustive body of evidence—including hundreds of epidemiological, experimental, pathological, and clinical studies—to demonstrate that smoking increases the smoker’s risk of death and illness from a wide variety of diseases. The U.S. […]

Smoking Movies

Hollywood’s Responsibility for Smoking Deaths By JOE ESZTERHAS CLEVELAND — I’ve written 14 movies. My characters smoke in many of them, and they look cool and glamorous doing it. Smoking was an integral part of many of my screenplays because I was a militant smoker. It was part of a bad-boy image I’d cultivated for […]