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Despite the well-documented and publicized health risks of lighting up, 19% of adults still smoke cigarettes.    Even graphic television ads that portray the negative consequences of smoking don’t sway many smokers to kick their intractable habit.   But, a new study conducted on identical twins may provide the impetus to change smokers’ behavior.  That’s… Continue Reading

Teens who add physical exercise to a smoking cessation program have greater success in kicking the habit, a new report from Pediatrics suggests.   Studies in adult smokers have found that success is enhanced when physical exercise is added to a smoking cessation program.  Physical exercise alleviates withdrawal symptoms, reduces cravings and prevents against weight… Continue Reading