Category: Smoking help

Your kid smokes?

What if you found a pack of cigarettes in your teenage daughter purse? How would you feel if you saw your 16 -year-old son taking a drag of a cigarette before passing it along to one of his friends? What…

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…

Meditation can help you quit smoking

The study of such techniques of meditation can make it easier for smokers to reduce, at least in the short term, new research suggests. The conclusion is based on the experiences of five smokers, and may be purely coincidental. The…

Does plain packaging help smokers quit?

Plain cigarette packs “to help smokers quit smoking” is the BBC News headline, while The Daily Telegraph reports there is “no excuse for the delay on plain cigarette packaging”. They report on the results of a survey comparing the smoking…

8 Simple Tips to quit smoking

Smoking is very harmful for your health. Millions of former smokers realized this fact and took the initiative in giving up smoking, and some of them are such famous figures as Saif Ali Khan (Indian Bollywood actor), Matt Demon and…

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…

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…

Quitting smoking alternative

Acupuncture and hypnosis are advertised as a drug-free ways to help smokers quit, and there is some evidence that they work, according to new studies. There are still many questions – including how effective alternative treatments can be, and how…