Topic: Smoking

Exercise Helps Smokers with High-Anxiety Sensitivity Quit

Feb. 24, 2016

Exercise helps smokers with a high risk for cessation failure due to emotional distress finally kick the habit, according to psychologists. 

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Smoking Ban in Federal Housing is a Bad Idea

Nov. 24, 2015
No Smoking Sign

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's prposal of a smoking ban in federal housing will only add to the barriers many people face in finding secure housing.  Simply put, if the rule goes through, the restrictions could make it more difficult for those in public housing to maintain housing stability, and their quality of life would suffer. It’s a losing situation.

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Study: Very Light Smoking Popular Among Young Adult Women

July 20, 2015
Woman Smoking

“Very light” smoking, defined as five or fewer cigarettes per day, is common among young adult women in the United States, according to researchers at UT Austin.

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Make smarter, positive resolutions

Dec. 21, 2011
University of Texas at Austin psychologist Art Markman

To succeed in the new year, psychologist Art Markman says to focus energies on forming positive resolutions instead of negative ones.

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Coalition helping Texans beat a costly addiction

Oct. 11, 2010

"Lose the cancer stick."

"When you get a real job, you're going to be one of those people who has to stand out by the street to smoke."

"That smoke's killing the people who have to be around you."

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