Talking about the importance of patients quitting smoking may be one of the most important roles of the physician, yet most are mum on the subject.
There are certain tips that can help if you have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive piulmonary disease. The first is to quit smoking.
While researchers say more studies need to be done, they also say that text messaging programs can keep smokers accountable.
A bill sponsored by Sens. Dick Codey and Joe Vitale would raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products and e-cigarette devices as well as regular cigarettes.
The measure on Monday was amended to allow towns to set aside up to 20 percent of a beach or park as a smoking area.
Chris covers the NBA’s decision to ban Donald Sterling for life, the City of Philadelphia’s decision to ban smoking in public parks and Allyson Schwartz interview with an editorial board. He talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Research indicates that smoke-free workplaces and public spaces reduce the incidence of preterm births and hospital visits for asthma.
Those with better education live longer and are more productive.
Smoking has declined in the past 5 decades as has cancer and heart disease but there are still almost 50 million smokers likely to suffer the unnecessary consequences.
It is estimated that 8 to 12 million people in the US have peripheral artery disease, yet most people are not even certain of what peripheral artery disease is.
Renowned hypnotherapist Dr. Steven Rosenberg, Ph.D. raised awareness for the 38th Annual Great American Smokeout® (GASO) in his mission to help people lead a healthier life by quitting smoking. Dr. Rosenberg, through hypnosis, closes the […]
Commercials and public service announcements often use fear to try to scare someone into healthier behavior. But is it a good idea to frighten people? And, is it effective?
The University of Pennsylvania has received a grant to study smoking behaviors. It is a five year, $20 million study that will examines why people still smoke in 2013.
The addictive personality is associated with compulsive gambling, drinking, drugs, smoking and other problematic lifestyles.
Risk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol and family history but cigarette smoking is the major lifestyle intervention that can damage the heart.