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Australian Professor Receives $100,000 Grant to Study How to Help Pregnant Indigenous Australian Women Quit Smoking

Australia’s Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme, which funds cancer research, has awarded $100,000 towards research that examines whether or...


Brain Training Might Just Help Smokers Quit

Cigarette smoking is one of the largest preventable causes of death in both the United States and Australia. Australian...


Study Concludes “Motivational Interviewing” is an Effective Way to Treat Those with Smoking Addiction

The good news is that smoking rates have diminished over the past few decades, due to an increase in...


World No Tobacco Day May 31st

May 31st – World No Tobacco Day – Focus on this date! Thousands of people all over the world...


Asthma Can be the Result of Exposure to Cigarette Smoke

Asthma: there are several different forms (it affects around 6% of the population of the USA) but every one...


Cigarette Companies Make Stacks of Money – Why Give them Yours?

This is a brief look at cigarette companies in Australia. There are three major tobacco companies: BATA – British...


The Facts About the Chemicals in Cigarettes

There are 599 chemicals that cigarette companies add to cigarettes to enhance the flavour or to fill. The reason...


The Latest Research Helps Answer Several Important Questions About Quitting Smoking

The round of latest new research offers several breakthroughs for people trying to quit smoking. It helps answer two...


Differences in Brain Activity May Explain Why Some People Find It Harder Than Others to Quit Smoking

Why are some people able to quit smoking with relative ease while others try 30 times or more to...