Maternal Smoking and Stress Increases Daughter’s Risk of Nicotine Dependence

Plus 5 Quit Smoking Tips for Pregnant Women Smoking during pregnancy has been linked to a wide range of negative outcomes affecting the child’s health. These include sudden infant death syndrome, low birth weight, and increase risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning problems, mental retardation and weak immune system. In the United States, 13-30 […]

Nicotine Dependence: 6 Questions to Assess Your Risk

Many people are hooked to smoking because they have already developed the so-called “nicotine addiction”. According to the American Heart Association, nicotine addiction has historically been one of the hardest addictions to break. No wonder why among people who attempt to quit, only 6 percent succeed, reports a study in 2011.