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Why Smokers Still Smoke

Why Smokers Still Smoke by Eyal Ert & Eldad Yechiam, The New York Times, July 26, 2013 The personality trait that distinguishes smokers from nonsmokers: poor self-control.

Plan to Become an Ex-Smoker for Good

Plan to Become an Ex-Smoker for Good by Jane E. Brody November 12, 2012 The New York Times There are many resources to quit smoking, including online guides, books and prescription drugs. Millions are living proof that a smoke-free life is achievable.

Exercise Spurs Teenage Boys to Stop Smoking

Exercise Spurs Teenage Boys to Stop Smoking By By ANAHAD O’CONNOR Published: September 20, 2011 in New York Times Teenage boys who took part in a smoking cessation program and combined it with exercise were several times less likely to continue smoking than those who received only traditional anti-smoking advice.

The Claim: Taking a Walk Can Help Reduce Cravings

The Claim: Taking a Walk Can Help Reduce Cravings by Anahad O’Conner The New York Times January 3, 2011 If your goal is to break a bad habit or cut back on food and shed a few pounds, then a simple but overlooked trick could come in handy: go for a walk. As far as […]

Risks: Smokers Found More Prone to Dementia

Risks: Smokers Found More Prone to Dementia By Roni Caryn Rabin, October 29, 2010, NY Times Middle-aged smokers are far more likely than nonsmokers to develop dementia later in life, and heavy smokers — those who go through more than two packs a day — are at more than double the risk, a new study […]