|26th Annual Great American Smokeout Is November 21, 2002
|The American Cancer Society marks the 26th annual Great American SmokeoutÂ®, on Nov. 21st, nationally recognized as a platform to educate the public on the dangers associated with tobacco use and to encourage smokers to quit for a lifetime by starting wit
|Teeth Whitening Makes Smiles Sparkle After Quitting Smoking
|MADISON, Wis., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday, November 21st, 2002 marks the 26th annual Great American Smokeout, the day when citizens are encouraged to give up smoking. This year, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) hopes consumers rewar
|Parents' smoke injures children's blood vessels
|CHICAGO, Nov. 18 â€“ Children with one parent who smoked in their presence had up to 50 percent higher levels of a biological marker of oxidative stress in their blood, Austrian researchers reported today at American Heart Association's Scientific Session
|Schweiker Administration Launches New Ad Campaign to Help Pennsylvania Smokers Kick Habit
|HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of Gov. Mark Schweiker, Pennsylvania Physician General Rob Muscalus today announced a new Department of Health television and radio advertising campaign to help Pennsylvania smokers quit using tobacco. Th
|Former teenage smokers now pushing up adult smoking rates
Former teenage smokers now pushing up adult smoking rates
|Teenagers who lit up for the first time in the 1990s have helped swell the adult smoking rate in Minnesota to its highest level in eight years.
|Survey finds tobacco use down, Ecstasy use up
|AUSTIN - There's good news and bad news in the 2002 Texas School Survey conducted by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. And there's also important news about the role of parents in their kids' alcohol use.
|Secondhand Smoke May Cost Per Person in US
|PHILADELPHIA (Reuters Health) - Wanna light up? Better ask your neighbors if they can afford it first. An estimate of the expenses associated with death and illness reveals that secondhand smoke may cost people in some US regions, if not the entire countr
|Life Expectancy Gap Due to Smoking, HIV, Diabetes
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Blacks and the less educated in the US have life expectancies about 6 years shorter than their white and better-educated counterparts, respectively. Now a new report suggests that smoking-related diseases are largely to blame w
|Smoking Ban Data Sought by Denver Board of Environmental health
|Nov. 15--The Denver Board of Environmental Health wants to know the economic impact of a possible smoking ban in city restaurants and bars before considering new laws.
|Nicotine Vaccine Could End Addiction
|COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nearly 3,000 teenagers start smoking every day. Of that number, one-third will die prematurely from tobacco-related disease.
|Nymox's NicAlert Helps Physicians Determine Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Smoking Status of Their Patients
|MAYWOOD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2002--Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation's NicAlert(TM) provides physicians and nurses with a simple, convenient and cost-effective means of quickly and accurately determining tobacco smoke exposure and the smoking s