Category: Quit smoking

Air cleaner as more quit smoking

Air in public houses is cleaner and more people are trying to quit smoking, according to a review of Northern Ireland’s smoke-free legislation. The review also found that compliance with the legislation remained high. Smoking is now banned in most…

Quit smoking sessions offered

The Wicomico County Health Department is offering quit smoking sessions, dubbed “Smoke Free By Summer” starting March 16. The sessions, which will be held until May 4, run from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Wicomico County Centre Branch…

More People Should Quit Smoking

Getting people to quit smoking is the most effective way to slow the death rate among tobacco users in countries including China and India, the world’s biggest tobacco producers, researchers said today. Tobacco use may cause about 1 million deaths…

Hypnosis for smokers trying to quit

Ashtrays are no longer a staple of home decor, and smokers must huddle in the cold to indulge their habit. Still, on average, two out of every 10 people still are smoking cigarettes. The fact that cigarettes kill more people…

Heal thyself, quit smoking

China’s health minister has urged doctors and medical workers to quit smoking to set an example to others as China struggles to stamp out the ingrained habit, the China Daily newspaper said Tuesday. The state-owned newspaper said 56.8 percent of…