Stories making headlines around the regions today include a woman whose drink was spiked in her own home and another reason to quit smoking. A 23-year-old Havelock North woman’s birthday celebrations quickly turned scary after her drink was spiked. Smoking cigarettes leaves a bad taste in most people’s mouths but none more so than for [...]
Q: I want to quit smoking and am thinking about trying electronic cigarettes. Are they safe? Do they work? – Matthew F., Atlanta A: Congratulations! That commitment is the first step to victory! Now you want to choose a routine that’s effective. We think smokeless electronic cigarettes threaten the progress that’s been made in helping [...]
On Mother’s Day we celebrate the sacrifices our mothers make for us and the unconditional love they give us every day.
A California woman is so desperate to stop smoking she smacked a police officer. Deputy Matt Campoy was leaving the county jail in Sacramento. He says Etta Lopez stepped right up and slapped him in the face.
SCHOOLCHILDREN have pleaded with adults to stop smoking near playgrounds. The competition, organised by Pendle Council, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and the Pendle Pupil Parliament, invited 11 schools to enter.
Whether you are a cigarette smoker who is thinking about quitting, or an individual championing a smoke-free Malaysia, the Pledge To Quit Right campaign is a common platform for driving home the message. The campaign, by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, encourages people to show support by posting pledges on its boards during its roadshows or mobile [...]
There are apps to help smokers quit. But which ones work best? Psychologist Dr. Jonathan Bricker is gathering subjects for a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study to test two apps that would help people quit two different ways.
This Mother’s Day, the Arkansas Tobacco Quitline is offering pregnant women who smoke expanded services to help them quit for themselves and for their child.