Study Hopes to Cut High Numbers of Pregnant Smokers in W.Va.

Study Hopes to Cut High Numbers of Pregnant Smokers in W.Va.
“During the past 30 days, how many cigarettes do you usually smoke each day…still 10?” asks research assistant, Adrienne Duckworth. Duckworth is doing one of her many phone call surveys; talking to pregnant women in West Virginia, who continue to smoke. “Are you seriously thinking about quitting smoking during this pregnancy?” she asked. This is ...

Tough message for young smokers

Tough message for young smokers
A SQUAD of health workers has been hitting students with disturbing evidence about the hazards of starting smoking young. The local NHS Health Improvement Team encouraged Year 8 pupils at Sutton Academy to take part in a project tied in with national No Smoking Day by designing artwork to show the dangers to health. Anna ...

The Electronic Cigarette is the healthier option to traditional cigarettes

The Electronic Cigarette is the healthier option to traditional cigarettes
Smoking has become an anti-social, costly habit and the growing pressure from the smoking ban has got more people motivated to try to stop smoking. The Electronic Cigarette can help you reduce the amount of cigarettes that you smoke and cut down on the cost of smoking. It is also legal to smoke the electronic ...

E-cigarettes included in county smoking ban

E-cigarettes included in county smoking ban
“We’ll see you in court,” angry audience members yelled Wednesday night as they left a Madison County Health Board meeting. “You sorry people can’t run Madison County by yourself,” one woman said on her way out of the meeting. “I thought the board of health was supposed to educate, not legislate.” The board had just ...

Menthol Cigarette Use has Increased Among Teenagers

Menthol Cigarette Use has Increased Among Teenagers
Menthol cigarette use is particularly high among teenagers, as well as in young minorities, the government advisers informed as part of a draft report that was released on Monday. The Food and Drug Administration advisers said further than 80 percent of adolescent smokers from the black race and further than half of adolescent smokers from ...