Parents Who Smoke

Posted By: Staff | Jan 30 2015

All parents want what is best for their children, health and safety are of the highest priority for most parents.  What many parents who smoke don’t know is just how much your smoking affects your children.
Children of smokers are more likely to get colds, bronchitis, ear infections, asthma, and allergies - especially in the first two years of their lives.  These illnesses can cause serious health risks for your children and can cause lasting health issues for them to deal with throughout their…

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Quit the Current Crave

Posted By: Staff | Jan 29 2015

“My worst cravings always come right after I eat. One of the ways I overcome it is I immediately go clean something.. It does not matter what it is, as long as it takes at least 5 minutes. A craving only lasts a few minutes, and my motto is, “Do not think about quitting forever, instead think of it one craving at a time.” Every craving that you overcome is another win, and soon you will be crave free!”  Cheryl L. | Greenville, South Carolina, USA

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Quitting Smoking Timeline

Posted By: Staff | Jan 21 2015

You know that smoking is bad for your body, but what you may not know is how good it is for your body to quit smoking and that the longer you go without smoking the healthier your body becomes. Our latest video, “Quitting Smoking Timeline”, shows you just how fast your body can recover — even from years of smoking related damage.

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Money Jar

Posted By: Staff | Jan 20 2015

“When I decided to quit, it wasn’t easy to do. I had tried for almost a year. I started, then stopped, then started again.. and kept going like that until I figured out what worked for me. I made a jar that said ” Money I ‘would’ve’ spent on smoking “. As I watched the money grow, I realized that I had made the right choice. Set a goal for yourself, quit for yourself and others, and make a plan for what you’d like to use the money for. Your next vacation, could be virtually free.…

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Possible Nicotine Vaccine In Development

Posted By: Staff | Jan 16 2015

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) tried several years ago to develop a vaccine to help those trying to quit smoking.  They recently published a new study in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry explaining how their vaccine works and how it is different this time.  The basic idea of this vaccine is that it trains the brain to view nicotine as a disease, so the body builds an immunity against it.  While those trying to quit smoking will still experience withdrawal symptoms, but they will have a…

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