Five self-help tips to quit smoking

If you’re a smoker wanting to give up, you don’t need to be told that it’s going to be tough – you probably already know that. But quitting could be the best thing you ever do, helping to improve your health and wellbeing – and putting the habit behind you for good. So, where do you start? What do you do when you get cravings? Who can support you? All questions you’re likely to have swirling around your head. Here are some tips to help set you on the path to a smoke-free life. Don’t be … [Read more...]

Vaping a Fit Life, Heidi Brown

Let’s jump right into a straight, hard fact: our taste buds are our best friends. Everything we consume has a certain flavor, and we base our preferences, our diets, and even our lifestyle choices on how specific tastes make us feel in our day-to-day lives. We are always striving for what tingles our taste buds the best, what makes us feel good to keep the day rolling along smoothly. In the vaping world, the most solid rock of foundation is your e-liquid flavor. Period. The mod, tank, … [Read more...]

Should you allow your staff to vape or use e-cigs at work?

Entrepreneur Dilemmas - Should You Provide a Place for People to Vape Outside Your Workplace? Should you allow your staff to vape or use e-cigs at work? This is just as big of a question as whether or not to allow people to smoke outside of the office building today. Unfortunately, this is all a bit of a hazy issue for most employers and employees today. Those who don't want to allow smoking outside of their business aren't sure about whether to allow employees to turn on their … [Read more...]

5 Excellent Tips to Help You Quit Smoking for Good

Quitting smoking for good isn't easy, but with the five excellent tips below, you'll be able to kick your habit and get on the path towards health. Have a Solid Reason to Quit Saying that you want to quit smoking because you know it's bad for your health may not be a good enough reason to motivate yourself to stick with your goal. Instead, you need to come up with a personal and powerful reason to kick the habit, whether you want to protect your kids from harmful secondhand smoke, … [Read more...]

National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) Jan 19/25

National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) has been observed for more than 30 years. It is one of the longest running and most important events in Canada’s ongoing public health education efforts. Established in 1977 by the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control (CCTC), its goals are: to educate Canadians about the dangers of smoking; to prevent people who do not smoke from beginning to smoke and becoming addicted to tobacco; to help people quit smoking; to promote the right of individuals to … [Read more...]

Addiction and Heart Disease – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Addiction ruins lives and destroys bodies. You can stop the progression of both; the addiction and heart disease. What is Heart Disease? Addiction and Heart Disease The term ‘heart disease’ encompasses a wide variety of abnormalities that affect the functioning of the heart. For example, the dysfunction may be in the heart muscle, valves, electric system of the heart or the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Heart muscle problems can develop when a heart has been … [Read more...]

Care for your Heart – WOMEN

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable. Every journey begins with one step, whether it’s climbing a mountain or preventing heart disease. This American Heart Month, CDC is offering weekly tips for better heart health. Take your first step on the road to a healthy heart with us. Heart disease is a major problem. Every year, about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack. About 600,000 people die from heart … [Read more...]

10 great Q&A sites for troubled teens

It isn’t always easy for teenagers to get help, no matter how desperately they need it. Even when they know where to turn to find the answers, asking the questions that get them there can be a challenge. Fortunately, the Internet offers some terrific resources for teens who are searching for advice. We’ve put together a list of 10 great Q&A sites for troubled teens: TeenCentral.net – Users can check out podcasts and SchoolTube videos, get advice on dealing with bullying and … [Read more...]

CHILDCARE, 10 Signs Your Child Has Chronic Bad Breath

There are a lot of things that cause people to have bad breath. Usually, brushing your teeth and tongue will get rid of annoying bad breath, but sometimes there can be something more serious causing the problem. How do you tell if there is a problem with your child’s breath? Here are a few signs that their halitosis might be chronic. Strange looks from others when your child is talking – If strange looks are on the faces of listeners when your child is talking, you may want to … [Read more...]

BREAST CANCER, How Many Women are getting this disease?

How many women get breast cancer? The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for breast cancer in the United States are for 2012: About 226,870 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women About 63,300 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be found (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer). About 39,510 deaths from breast cancer (women) Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, other than skin cancer. It is the … [Read more...]

Regina Benjamin – The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding

Regina Benjamin, the Obama administration's surgeon general. The surgeon general is the head of the United States' public health service and is an authority on the nation's health policies.    The Surgeon General of the Public Health Service has focused the Nation's attention on important public health issues. Reports of the Surgeon General on the adverse health consequences of smoking triggered nationwide efforts to prevent tobacco use. Reports and other publications on nutrition, violence, … [Read more...]

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