teen smoking

Teen Smoking: The Big WHY?

by Dr Antonio Howell, MD

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According to statistics, majority of smokers started smoking before they finished high school. The younger the smoker started smoking, the more likely he or she becomes an adult smoker. And almost eight out of ten smokers in high school tried but failed to quit smoking. Smokers picking up the habit at a young age may […]

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5 Tips to Help Teens Quit Smoking

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in quit smoking

The number of teens who pick up smoking globally is astounding and the number keeps rising by the day. Smoking is already a scourge among adults and it is an epidemic when talking about teens. So what exactly can be done to reverse this situation and have more teens quit smoking rather picking up the […]

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It is no secret that cigarette smoking is dangerous to health. Still, thousands of people start smoking everyday and most of them develop addiction within just a few months or years of tobacco use. What’s more alarming is that a significant portion of the smoking population is made up of children. Post by Help To […]

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About 4,000 teens start smoking every day in the US, and majority of them take the habit all through adulthood. This adds 400, 000 new smokers annually. Since the health effects of smoking is cumulative, people who start smoking early in life are more at risk of chronic illnesses, including cancer, heart disease and dementia. […]

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Researchers at the University Of Montreal School Of Public Health revealed that the risk of becoming a smoker among young adults is high, and suggested that campaigns against smoking should also be targeted to these people. Their study, which was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, points out three major risk factors that make […]

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