Category: Benefits of quiting

NHS is offering stop smoking services

Charity says a study covering 10 years of data provide assurance that the stop smoking services are effective. NHS stop smoking services have helped nearly 146,000 people to quit long-term, according to the study. The data show that over the…

Quit smoking – with help

Save money. Those all sound much better. What list would you choose? People who are addicted to nicotine and try to go without it are plagued with the first list of consequences. People who lick their addiction reap the benefits…

Cutting benefits to quit smoking

Maine is a place where the state government is committed to work as if it was a good business. So when it announced that it was proposing to cut funds that help Maine Medicaid patients to quit smoking in order…

The restrictions on smokeless tobacco

Players have to set an example for the children and the elimination of all tobacco use on the game Statement Knock Out Tobacco Coalition Park In the 2012 baseball season starts, our Health Organization urged Major League Baseball (MLB) and…

UC campuses shift to be smoke-free

Huddled under his black umbrella as he stood next to an ashtray on Lower Sproul Plaza last Monday, UC Berkeley senior Patrick Gellar took a long drag on his fifth cigarette of the day. Gellar started smoking in college, where…

Quit smoking story

Mary’s One Year Smoke Free Milestone I am no stranger to adversity. I’ve lived a long time, ran across many bumps in the road, weathered many situations and survived many pitfalls. I cursed the bumps, whimpered and whined at the…

70 Percent of Smokers Want to Quit

According to a report just published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), upwards of 70 percent of adult American smokers wish they didn’t carry the ball and chain of nicotine addiction around with them, day in and…

The Great American Smokeout!

Statistics tell us that approximately 7 out of 10 smokers want to quit, yet go on lighting up, day in and day out, unable to stop the vicious smoking cycle they’re stuck in. Such is nature of nicotine addiction. As…

Giving up smoking can restore everyday memory

Giving up smoking isn’t just good for your health, it’s also good for your memory, according to research from Northumbria University. Research published in this month’s online edition of Drug and Alcohol Dependence reveals that stopping smoking can restore everyday…

Smoking affects the sexual health of men

Lighting up could be slowing you down in the bedroom. A U.S. study suggests that men who successfully stopped smoking improved on lab measurements of sexual health more than those who relapsed after a quit-smoking program, showing that smoking may…