Daily Archives: November 7, 2011

How And Why To Quit Smoking

Cigarette, cigar, and pipe-smoking are so debilitating that the immediate cessation of the habit is always
the first step of any program to improve one’s health - even more important than vitamins, diet, or exercise.

Teens and smokeless

You don’t smoke it. You don’t swallow it. All you do is slosh it around your mouth and spit out the brown juices every few seconds. OK, so it actually is pretty disgusting. But so what? After all, it’s called smokeless or chewing tobacco. That means you chew and spit it, not smoke it, so it can’t be as bad as inhaling tobacco smoke into your lungs, right?
Wrong . . . unfortunately, smokeless doesn’t mean harmless. The fact is, chewing tobacco is dangerous, too.

FDA plans to spend $600M on multimedia tobacco education campaigns

RICHMOND, Va. — The Food and Drug Administration is planning to spend about $600 million over five years to educate the public about FDAthe dangers of tobacco use. Declines in U.S. smoking rates have stalled in recent years.