Crash course for pregnant women to quit smoking

Crash course for pregnant women to quit smoking
Stop Smoking Wales has teamed up with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board midwives and maternity care assistants to help support pregnant women to stop smoking. “Almost a quarter of pregnant women in Wales smoke during their pregnancy. This is higher than the other UK countries,” said Lauren Holloway, Health Promotion Practitioner for Stop Smoking ...

Second Regional Cuban Cigar Arrives in Asia Pacific

Second Regional Cuban Cigar Arrives in Asia Pacific
Pacific cigar Ltd., the Habanos S.A. distributor of Cuban cigars for the Asia Pacific region, has finally received its second 2010 regional-edition release: the Por Larrañaga Encantos. While most cigars in the entire regional-edition program have historically been on the thicker side (50 to 54 ring gauge), the Encantos is a slim vitola measuring 6 ...

Salma Hayek’s promise to quit smoking goes up in flames as she gets her nicotine fix on set

Salma Hayek's promise to quit smoking goes up in flames as she gets her nicotine fix on set
She vowed to give up smoking four years ago, but Salma Hayek still hasn’t quit her bad habit. The actress was spotted lighting up a cigarette while on the set of her new film, Here Comes The Boom. Hayek is in Boston filming the movie and while walking around the location yesterday could not resist ...

Quitting smoking parents’ best gift to kids: agency

Quitting smoking parents' best gift to kids: agency
Many parents may have had trouble coming up with ideal gifts for their young ones on Children’s Day Monday, but a local health agency suggested that the best option was to give them good health — by quitting smoking. The Bureau of Health Promotion (BHP) said that the best thing any smoker could do for ...

Secondhand smoke isn’t just bad for kids’ bodies, it’s bad for their brains

Secondhand smoke isn't just bad for kids' bodies, it's bad for their brains
Children and teens exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to develop symptoms for a variety of mental health problems, including major depressive disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and others, according to a study published in Tuesday’s edition of the journal Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. At this point, it should come as no surprise to ...