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New House Of Cards Trailer Is Here—And It Makes Me Want To Stop Quit Smoking

Wow..<p>Well, I've been trying to quit smoking since I started—when I was 12, back in 1941—but now... I'm just not so sure...<p><i>Netflix</i> has released a …

Electronic Cigarette | Nicotine | Smoking Cessation - Consumer Reports

Wondering if electronic cigarettes will help with your New Year's resolution to finally stop smoking? Well, don't count on it: The research is mixed …

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon | Hulu

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon is currently unavailable to stream on-demand, but may be available on Hulu with Live TV depending on regional …

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Pregnant Women in NZ Paid to Quit Smoking?!

Happy New Year! You've probably already made your resolutions for the year, and maybe even broken a few (oops!)! Well, in New Zealand the government is trying to make sure that pregnant smokers keep their promise to quit their nasty nicotine habit, by giving out vouchers for up to $300 worth of …

Whoa! 1 In 5 Pregnant Women Smokes — How It Affects Baby

Today the March of Dimes is celebrating 50 years of progress in the fight against <b>smoking during pregnancy</b>. In a new report released by the Surgeon …

Will Pfizer's Stop-Smoking Drug Hurt Big Tobacco?

<b>Pfizer</b> recently completed its first clinical test of varenicline, the company's smoking-cessation product, on patients who were unable or unwilling …

Leonard Nimoy Reveals Lung Disease Diagnosis, Urges Fans To Quit Smoking

"Star Trek" star Leonard Nimoy, 82, revealed he is suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after photos of him sitting in a wheelchair with an oxygen mask hit the web.<p>According to the COPD Foundation, "COPD is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including …

New Tips Ads Will Inspire Even More to Quit Smoking

The CDC is launching the third season in its life-saving award-winning Tips From Former Smokers national education campaign. Tens of millions of Americans across the country will see, up close and personal, the disease and disability that smoking causes. And for the final time in her life, they …

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Quitting Smoking Won't Just Save Your Life -- It Could Also Make You Happier

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 02/13/2014 07:41 PM EST on LiveScience<p>Quitting smoking is known to have benefits for physical health, including a reduced risk of cancer and heart disease, but a new study suggests that giving up the habit may improve mental health as well.<p>In the study, …

Minecraft 'Fear Clinic' does battle with smoking

Swedish youth attempting to quit smoking shouldn't be afraid of the virtual "Fear Clinic" in Minecraft. It's there to help.<p>Trying to quit smoking but feeling the urge? Maybe talking to a psychologist before lighting up will help you resist.<p>It's easy to do in Minecraft. Swedish nonprofit A Non …

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How to teach ... No Smoking Day

More than 200,000 children aged 11-15 start smoking every year, according to government figures.<p>Taking up the habit as a teenager is also thought to make it harder to stop; two-thirds of Britain's 10 million smokers say they had their first cigarette before they were 18 years old.<p>So this week, to …

Men in most deprived areas of England more than twice as likely to smoke

Men in the most deprived areas of England are more than twice as likely to smoke compared with men in the least deprived areas, while smoking rates amongst women were highest in the most deprived areas than the least deprived areas, according to new analysis by the Office for National Statistics …