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HEALTH MATTERS: Myths, truths about hookah smoking

You might call it shisha in Egypt and Sudan, nargile in Turkey and Syria, or hookah in India. Some are made from clay, others from ornately carved metals or plastics. But the principle is same — these water pipes allow you to smoke flavored tobacco as it is bubbled through water.

March 11, 2014 11:45 pmLoading…

Improve your health, quit the chew

Because February is traditionally associated with hearts, it’s the perfect month to quit using tobacco.

February 18, 2014 11:45 pmLoading…

Quitting smoking happens 1 minute, 1 hour and 1 day at a time

For New Year’s, many people make resolutions to improve their lives. You might decide to eat more healthy food, lose weight or get more sleep.

January 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Health Matters: Young smokers hooked by cheap, flavored cigars

Once, cigars were large stogies smoked mainly by older men. But a new generation of cigars has taken over the marketplace.

November 12, 2013 11:30 pmLoading…

Secondhand smoke contains dozens of harmful chemicals

Tobacco use is the No. 1 cause of preventable death and disease. It is a serious health risk, both to those who smoke or chew and to those exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke.

October 01, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Smoke-free housing avoids the dangers of secondhand smoke

Some landlords and property managers are adding no-smoking policies to their rental contracts. The move makes sense, since prohibiting smoking can improve the health of tenants and the landlord’s bottom line.

August 20, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Cigarettes contain a cocktail of chemicals

The Montana Tobacco Quit Line offers free and reduced-cost benefits to all Montana residents including free telephone service, a free personalized quit plan, free cessation coaching and free nicotine replacement therapy. NRT doubles your chances of quitting successfully and is available as g…

May 28, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Challenging youths through volunteer service

Negative stereotypes about young people are all too common. Adults tend to criticize young people’s lifestyles, attitudes and outlook. But most young people are productive members of society who outperform adults when it comes to volunteering. Fifty-five percent of young people participate i…

April 09, 2013 11:55 pmLoading…

Kick Butts Day offers smokers a reason to quit

All epidemics have a means of contagion, an agent that spreads disease and death. For the tobacco epidemic, the delivery agent is not a virus, bacterium or other microorganism — it is an industry and its business strategy.

March 19, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

It's smokeless, but not harmless

You don't smoke it. You don't swallow it. All you do is place it in your mouth and spit out the brown juices. It’s called smokeless tobacco — so it can’t be as bad as inhaling tobacco smoke into your lungs, right?

February 19, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Quitting smoking starts with 1 day

Do you want to quit smoking but aren’t sure you’re ready to take the plunge? Think you can make it at least a day without using tobacco?

November 13, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

RiverStone's campus-wide tobacco ban sends strong message

The Board of Health, which governs RiverStone Health, sent a strong message this week by banning the use of tobacco products on the RiverStone Health campus. Initially a project of LeaderShip RiverStone, an employee leadership development program, the tobacco-free policy protects the public’…

October 02, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

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