How Nicotine Replacement Products Feed the Habit

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You’re finally ready to quit, and you know you need a plan. If you consult your doctor or start Googling for advice on the best way to quit, odds are good you’ll quickly find a recommendation for nicotine replacement therapy. Popularly known as NRT, these gums, patches, and inhalers are designed to … [Read more...]

The Cigarette as Serial Killer

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Jeffrey Dahmer killed 17 men and boys, dismembering them and leaving some of their bodies in his freezer. With some of his later murders, he resorted to cannibalism. And every year, a million women are abused by an intimate partner, with one in four women experiencing some kind of domestic violence … [Read more...]

The Simplest Way to Avoid a Smoking Relapse

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How many times have you tried to quit smoking? Just once? Congratulations! You are in the minority. According to the American Cancer Society, most people try to quit smoking several times before they succeed. All too often, they relapse, mindlessly returning to old behaviors and bad habits, … [Read more...]