The yellow stains on a smoker’s fingers and teeth is caused by the tar that results from smoking tobacco. Tar causes great damage to a person’s lungs as it kills the cilia, affecting breathing ability. The accumulation of this substance can be difficult to imagine, but a graphic video demonstrates for people the levels of tar that is extracted from approximately 20 packs … [Read more...] about How Much Tar in That Cigarette?
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In 1987 World No Tobacco Day was created by WHO, the World Health Organization. With a focus on the negative health effects of tobacco smoking, the aim of May 31st is to reduce tobacco deaths each year. Right now that number stands at about five million yearly. That number is expected to double within the next ten years which is pretty scary. On this date WHO provides … [Read more...] about May 31 Celebrate World No Tobacco Day
Do you smoke? Thinking of quitting? Discovery Health lists seven reasons why you should quit smoking right now. Don't wait another minute, read this list now, and really think about these seven reasons. If not just for yourself, think of how you are effecting your loved ones. They might just persuade you ditch the smokes before it's too late... 1. You smell … [Read more...] about Seven Reasons to Stop Smoking
Minden - Students of Pinon Hills Elementary School expressed both wonder and disgust when Victor DeNoble walked around showing them a piece of a human brain. "It looks pretty cool but kind of disgusting," said fourth-grader Timothy Cadaret at the presentation. DeNoble, a former tobacco scientist for Philip Morris, said he approached a 63-year-old hospital patient dying of … [Read more...] about Big Tobacco Before Congress: Ex-Tobacco Scientist Tells Story at Pinon Hills, Nevada
The following information is a the Position Statement on Smoking Policy and Treatment at State Operated Psychiatric Hospitals. Silently and insidiously tobacco sales and tobacco smoking became an accepted way of life not only in our society, but also in our public mental health treatment facilities. Revenue from sales of tobacco provides discretionary income for … [Read more...] about National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems Teleconference Notes