Posts Tagged ‘smoking’

Quit Smoking Cigarettes! 64% of Deaths in Smokers are Attributable to Smoking

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Healthy CoupleI have never smoked cigarettes. My dad smokes, many of my extended family members smoke or used to smoke, several of my friends in high school and college smoked, but I don’t. Given all the teenagers that pick up cigarettes to ‘fit in’ or ‘be cool’, I am just glad that I didn’t succumb to the peer pressure at a time in my life when I was probably one of the most unpopular kids in school.

Recently I read this study about smoking, which is really not all that different from most of the other studies. Essentially it can be summed up like this:

“If you smoke, you have a much greater chance of dying from smoking related diseases. If you quit today, you will be 50 percent better off in 5-10 years, and 100 percent better off in 20 years.”

That’s reason enough for me to tell you to quit smoking today.
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Proof That Doctors Don’t Know Everything

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
Doctors Smoke

No offense to doctors, but in my experience, when it comes to fitness and nutrition…

Scientists > Doctors

And then of course there are the scientists who ARE doctors. Usually you can’t go wrong there.