Month: October 2012

Smokers have a higher risk of stroke

People who smoke during their first stroke have a higher risk of stroke, heart attack or death than those who have never smoked in their life, according to a study of Australian scientists. “Smokers are more likely to do poorly…

Tasks for smoking?

The BBC splashed the headline “The struggle to quit smoking? Breathe less, smokers told.” It reported how “smokers who try to quit smoking inhale less, or stay during day point settings, such as work,” based on the new draft guidelines…

Smoking program may violate any laws ads

Millions of smart phone users, including young people, pro-smoking download applications that could potentially violate the law banning tobacco advertising, Australian researchers have claimed. The apps, some explicitly displaying cigarette brands, are available under categories including entertainment, games, lifestyle and…

Pharmacy helps smokers quit

Smokers who want to quit smoking and to think that they could use some help or information, you now have the opportunity to work directly with a pharmacist. Safeway Pharmacy joined pharmacies across the province in partnership to aid smoking…