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Addiction

Addiction to Smoking - 5 Deadly Facts

A lot of people, especially the teens, underestimate the addictive power of cigarettes. This is probably because cigarettes are legal and considered as 'less dangerous' than many illegal drugs, such as cocaine and heroin. But a growing body of research shows how dangerous addiction to smoking is. Facts about Smoking...(more)

Are You Addicted to Smoking? 5 Signs to Tell

A lot of smokers don't know, or perhaps deny that they are addicted to cigarettes. But statistics show that 3 out of 4 people who try to smoke end up addicted to it. The telltale signs of nicotine addiction include the time of the day you start lighting up and...(more)

Maternal Smoking and Stress Increases Daughter's Risk of Nicotine Dependence

Smoking during pregnancy has been linked to a wide range of negative outcomes affecting the child's health. These include sudden infant death syndrome, low birth weight, and increase risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning problems, mental retardation and weak immune system. In the United States, 13-30 percent of women...(more)

Why Do You Smoke More When You Drink Alcohol

According to a new study published in American Journal of Health Behavior, the more you're drunk the more likely you are to smoke. And this is true for both heavy and "social" smokers. After a few too many drinks, both type of smokers are more likely to crave and light...(more)

Health Effects

24 Facts about Smoking You Probably Did Not Know

To what extent does smoking impact your health and the health of everyone else around you? What are the other dangers of smoking? Below are 20 shocking facts about smoking that you probably didn't know....(more)

5 Major Consequences of Smoking on Your Brain

The Smokefree Health Harms, initiated by the Public Health England (PHE), will possibly encourage more smokers to quit smoking for good this 2014 by vividly showing the gruesome effects of tobacco in the brain and other vital bodily organs.So how does smoking damage the brain?...(more)

9 Facts About Cigarettes and Nicotine

Are you still smoking despite knowing how much harm you stand to gain from cigarettes? The fact is that it is hard to quit smoking, but the sobering fact is that with every cigarette you light up you are causing more harm to your body. It is important to keep reminding yourself what harm you are subjecting your body with each cigarette in order to finally get the realization that you need to quit smoking....(more)

Costs

What Does Smoking Cost?

There will include a number of hidden expenses related to smoking which most individuals don't consider. These expenses rarely are assessed when individuals speak of how much their habit costs. A few of these expenses arise because of higher payments related to the risks of smoking, whereas other ones result from a reduction in asset value because of smoking. All told, those hidden expenses of smoking may boost the actual quantity a smoker will pay every year; several times the price of the cigarettes alone....(more)

Low-cost Nicotine Patches for People on a Budget

When you decide to quit smoking, one of the most affordable options to help you quit is the nicotine patch. However, not all nicotine patches are inexpensive. Here is a list of nicotine patches that cost less than most of the competing brands....(more)