Addressing tobacco use in our society

Entries for December, 2008

The CDC on Children and Secondhand Smoke Exposure

The CDC released the following statement, reemphasizing the fact that secondhand smoke is a danger to children:

The Selfishness of Smoking Near Children

One of my biggest reasons for being so opposed to tobacco use is the way that smokers selfishly put their desire to smoke ahead of the health and safety of their children:

Smoking While Pregnant Causes Over 18,000 Miscarriages Each Year

Smoking While Pregnant Causes Over 18,000 Miscarriages Each Year:

Gangrene Anti-Smoking TV Commercial

An Australian TV commercial depicting one of the less known dangers of smoking: Gangrene.

What Smokers Put into Their Lungs (and the lungs of those nearby)

This video clip shows exactly what smokers bring into their lungs, as well as the lungs of those nearby:

Benefits of Quitting Smoking

The Mayo clinic, and smokers who have quit, discuss the many benefits that one can realize by quitting smoking:

Mayo Clinic: Why it can be Difficult to Quit Smoking

The Mayo Clinic, a world-leader in health care, discusses why it can be difficult to quit smoking. Luckily, the news is not all bad:

Every Cigarette is Doing Damage

This video clip discusses the various parts of one’s body that are harmed with each cigarette smoked: