Tag Archives: smoking

Thirdhand Smoke: A Danger You May Not Know About

There’s no doubt that firsthand smoke (what you inhale) and secondhand smoke (smoke from the lit end of a cigarette or that’s been exhaled by a smoker) is dangerous, but now there’s a new kind of smoke to watch out…

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Are you afraid to quit smoking because of weight gain? You’re not alone. I’m scared too.

I just quit smoking. Again. Nearly three weeks ago. While I’ve definitely cut down over the years, going from over a pack a day to less than a half, the idea of truly quitting has always left me feeling anxious. Why?…

15 ways smoking can ruin your looks

Despite the fact that smoking is a dangerous habit to pick up, many people choose to do it. For some people, it might just be something they want to try out and they might be thinking, “I won’t get addicted…

 

University of Michigan Goes Smoke-Free in Effort to Protect Health, But Is it Fair?

The University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor is scheduled to go completely smoke-free today. This means that students, faculty, staff and visitors will be prohibited from using tobacco products in and around buildings, parking structures and lots, campus facilities…

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Hot Weekend Breakfast Links: Future of Transportation Edition

Week of April 24-30: It’s a busy time for transit and bridge planning in Michigan with rhetoric heating up over a proposed new Detroit-Windsor international bridge crossing, a transit tax on the ballot in Grand Rapids and vexing questions facing…

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