|Nicotine Patch Helps Teens Cut Cigarette Use, Stanford and Packard Researchers Learn
|STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2004--Nicotine patches may work as well for teens trying to kick the smoking habit as they do for adults, say researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. T
|Smoking and its effects on Asthmatics
|Do you know what's really in cigarette smoke? How about 4,700 different chemical, including 200 known toxins and 40 known carcinogens (cancer causing substances). A few of these include formaldehyde, cyanide, carbon monoxide, ammonia, benzene, pyridine, c
|Teen smoking rate drops but overall rate unchanged, survey finds
|Fewer teens lit up last year, as their smoking rate fell below that of the general population for the first time in almost a decade, Statistics Canada says.
|Woman Sent to Jail for Smoking Near Kids
|BOWLING GREEN, Va. (AP) -- A woman was sentenced Thursday to 10 days in jail for defying a court order not to smoke around her children.
|LUNG DISEASE AREA'S BIGGEST HEALTH RISK
|LUNG disease caused by smoking has again been highlighted as the region's most significant health problem.
|Race, Weight Play Role in Battle to Quit Smoking
|Whites fare better on the patch, but blacks, obese do well with nasal spray
|Antioxidants do not protect male smokers from heart disease
|NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The results of a 6-year post-trial follow-up of the Finnish alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention (ATBC) study provide no evidence that either of these two antioxidants protect the heart of men who smoke.
|Teens get serious about smoking evils
|When members of the Lynchburg Teen Advisory Board talked to youngsters recently about the evils of smoking, they didnâ€™t hold anything back. It was part of a program the board members put on for the Churches for Urban Ministryâ€™s Camp Timothy, YMCA camp
|Good news on smoking
|Parents and public health experts can celebrate the news that smoking is on the decline. But they need to rethink the prevention message in light of the Indiana Prevention Resource Centerâ€™s annual survey results. The survey represents the responses of 9
|Science v Advertising - Smoking
|A chemistry teacher from Melbourne, Phil Ponder, gets angry when he sees multi-national tobacco companies trying to get young people to smoke. Whenever he can, he tries to educate young people about the dangers of smoking and at times he sings his message
|Youths lighting up in large numbers
|Editor's Note: This is one in an ongoing series of stories, My Generation, focused especially on our young readers.