Topics: mortality, tobacco, vaping
Raising the Tobacco Age Limit
So, public health advocates maintain, the McConnell plan is really just a clever ruse to reduce support for other legislation that might actually reduce smoking and vaping.
Topics: prevention, tobacco, vaping
Does Vaping Help Smokers Quit?
Though recent headlines insist that vaping is almost twice as effective than alternatives, that doesn’t mean it’s especially effective.
About Drinking and Smoking
We will have to deal with electronic smoking, which has exploded among young people even as cigarette use has declined.
Topics: alcohol, prevention, tobacco, vaping
Topics: bad information, tobacco, vaping
Vagaries of Vaping
Helps to think of an electronic cigarette as just another drug delivery device, along the lines of a high-tech crack pipe, capable of carrying a number of different substances to the brain.
Topics: addictive substances, risk factors, tobacco, vaping
The Conditioning Trap
It’s not a mystery why so many addicts lapse in those initial months. That’s completely understandable. The important thing is that they climb back on the bike and ride on to success.
Topics: craving, early recovery, relapse, tobacco
Tobacco Cessation Workbook
Make specific changes that make it easier to live without tobacco. Your lifestyle should promote your physical, spiritual, and psychological well-being.
Topics: patient education, physical health, smoking, tobacco
Trapped: Helping Clients Avoid Relapse
Would have been easy enough to avoid, had I seen it coming. Unfortunately the brain I was using to make decisions was the addicted one. It was not a friend to recovery.
Topics: addiction and the brain, craving, patient education, relapse, signs and symptoms, tobacco