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Quitting Smoking (INACTIVE)

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  • A smoker, a joker, a toker

    A smoker, a joker, a toker
    Ask comedian Doug Benson his favorite time of the day, and he'll most likely say 4:20 p.m, otherwise known as "weed time." An advocate for legalizing marijuana, Benson will perform his standup Monday at the Fort Lauderdale Improv, where he'll talk about...
  • Trying to quit smoking? Patches, drugs help: study

    Trying to quit smoking? Patches, drugs help: study
    (Reuters) - Trying to stop smoking? Smokers have considerably more success when they use nicotine patches or prescription medications than when they try to go it alone, an international study found. Past research has yielded conflicting evidence on the...
  • Reviewing the news

    25 years ago: Bridge walk marred by  suicide MACKINAW CITY -- More than 51,000 people walked across the Mackinac Bridge during the annual bridge walk, led by Gov. James Blanchard. The walk was marred by a suicide jump. Petunia auction raises $14,...
  • Bigger stores already shun pet mills

    The Nov. 28 letter to the editor by Glen Forsch is a case in point for education on the puppy mill ordinance. His “facts” are simply untrue. He states that an outright ban would do nothing to solve the puppy mill problem, but supply and demand...
  • Future wellness efforts may include advice based on genes

    Future wellness efforts may include advice based on genes
    As medical advances continue to deliver ever-more effective treatments for symptoms and diseases, some doctors say it's time to focus on keeping people from getting sick in the first place. In other words: Prevention needs to be the priority of the...
  • Up in smoke: Tobacco taxes to rise Sunday

    Up in smoke: Tobacco taxes to rise Sunday
    With state cigarette taxes to more than double Sunday, experts say some smokers might quit, some will shop elsewhere and some will just pay the extra fee. Earlier this month Gov. Pat Quinn signed a package of bills into law that will slash health care...
  • Thursday, September 20, 2012

    Kicking the habit: a to-do list for people looking to quit smoking Penn State University professor Dr. Johnathan Foulds talks about treatment options and ways to stop smoking, focusing specifically on how to follow through on many of the ideas. Visit...
  • Commentary: Share the dangers of smoking with loved ones

    For 17 years of my life, my family sheltered me from the issue of smoking, since no members in my family were smokers. It wasn't until I built a relationship with a smoker that I developed a deep concern for the issue since my boyfriend, along with the...
  • Post Chest Pain or Heart Attack: Nicotine Replacement Therapy safe to quit smoking

    Post Chest Pain or Heart Attack: Nicotine Replacement Therapy safe to quit smoking
    Frank Rosner has a certain spring in his step these days--because he has a new lease on life. To say he used to smoke is an understatement. "Only for about 35, 45 years,” Frank said. “I tried to quit and could not do it." Not until last...
  • Ex-smokers have higher risks for bowel diseases

    Ex-smokers have higher risks for bowel diseases
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Compared to people who've never smoked, former smokers have a higher risk of developing two inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, according to a new study. "The increased risk of ulcerative...
  • Battling Her Lung Cancer And Everyone Else's

    The stigma surrounding lung cancer bothers Diane Legg. "Most often the first question asked is, 'Did you smoke?'" she said. "No other disease, nobody asks such an in-your-face question. Most people who have a heart attack, they don't ask if they smoked....
  • Bieber Fans Take Devotion to a Disturbing New Level

    Bieber Fans Take Devotion to a Disturbing New Level
    Obsessive fans have always been known to go to extremes to get the attention of their idols, but Justin Bieber fans have taken their devotion to a disturbing and horrifying level this week. After Bieber was photographed smoking marijuana in California,...