Quitting smoking helps good cholesterol levels

Quitting smoking helps good cholesterol levels. A study of 1,500 smokers in the USA has found that the amount of good cholesterol or high-density lipoprotein (HDL) goes up for those who quit smoking. Lead scientist Dr. Adam Gepner of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health also found that although weight gain […]

Secondhand smoke, occasional cigarettes do harm

Study shows any level of cigarette smoke harms lung DNA. In a study that compared participants’ airway epithelial cells, which are essential to breathing, US researchers found that even occasional smoking as well as secondhand smoke exposure can damage lung function at a genetic level, thus increasing the risks of future lung diseases such as […]

2017 Beyond the Data — E-cigarettes: An Emerging Public Health Challenge

[Thorpe] Welcome to Beyond the Data. I’m Dr. Phoebe Thorpe, and here with me today is Dr. Brian King from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. Thank you for joining us Brian. [King] Thanks so much for having me. It’s a pleasure to be here. [Thorpe] Our topic today is E-cigarettes. Can you tell us […]

The Dangers of Cigarette Smoking

they were very pleased to have you on alternative views tonight and I think we’re going to have an opportunity to tell our audience all the things that they wanted to know but we’re afraid to ask about smoking cigarettes the tobacco industry because you’ve been researching these topics for years and have come up […]

If self-injury only hurts me, why stop? #KatiFAQ | Kati Morton

Hey everybody, happy Thursday!When it’s Thursday here I have decided it’s gonna be whatever the heck I wanna doSometimes it’ll be coffee and a chat with me, if there’s just a topic that has come up that I am frustrated aboutor I wanna talk about or something that you all have said “Hey, let’s talk […]

Quitting smoking: the best thing you can do for your health

Five million Canadians smoke.At Sunnybrook, we are committed to providing the best care possible to you and your family.If you smoke, it is important that you tell your doctor and healthcare team.Be honest.This information can help us work with you to create the best care plan and support youwhile you are in the hospital or […]