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Stuff you should know about nicotine addiction.

A simple way to break a smoking habit
11 months ago

A simple way to break a smoking habit

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? During a recent TEDMed Talk, Judson Brewer, a psychiatrist at University of Massachusetts Medical School, proposed that the key to …
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What Do You Do When Your Own Worst Enemy Is…You?
2 years ago

What Do You Do When Your Own Worst Enemy Is…You?

Radiolab is one of our favorite podcasts. We listen to it regularly at the Addicaid office. It’s a show that explores the sometimes blurry boundaries between science, philosophy, and human experience. Hosts …
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Quitting Smoking by Hypnosis
2 years ago

Quitting Smoking by Hypnosis

By  • Nicotine

Researchers can’t agree on whether or not hypnotherapy actually works. But one thing they can agree on is that we should all put down the smokes, any way we can. So a …
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Robot Cowboys & Vulcans Can Speak From Beyond the Grave!
2 years ago

Robot Cowboys & Vulcans Can Speak From Beyond the Grave!

Last week we lost the great Leonard Nimoy. He tweeted warnings to smokers about the cancer that killed him:

Leonard Nimoy: “Don’t smoke. I did. Wish I never had.”
2 years ago

Leonard Nimoy: “Don’t smoke. I did. Wish I never had.”

Leonard Nimoy, famous for playing the half-Vulcan, super-logical alien Spock on “Star Trek,” died this morning of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), caused by years of smoking tobacco — even …
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John Oliver’s Epic Tobacco Industry Takedown
2 years ago

John Oliver’s Epic Tobacco Industry Takedown

By  • Nicotine, Video

As Last Week Tonight host John Oliver notes early in his incredible, 20-minute examination of the global battle being fought over tobacco advertising, the smoking rate in the United States …
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To Vape or Not to Vape?
2 years ago

To Vape or Not to Vape?

British scientists say they have found the best way yet to analyze the effects of smoking on the brain — by taking functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans of …
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Before It Kills You, It Re-Programs Your Brain!
3 years ago

Before It Kills You, It Re-Programs Your Brain!

Smoking, wrote Aldous Huxley in 1954, is ‘hardly less normal and natural than eating’. Not anymore. Smoking can kill you. Before it does, its active ingredients re-program your brain, making …
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Bill Hicks on Smoking
3 years ago

Bill Hicks on Smoking

I’m a heavy smoker. I go through two lighters a day.

-Bill Hicks on his drug of choice, nicotine.

 

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, …
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Recovery is Better When We’re Doing the Johnny Cash To Do List!
3 years ago

Recovery is Better When We’re Doing the Johnny Cash To Do List!

Here’s a dope piece of history: A Johnny Cash to do list! Recover better with a few tips from The Man in Black.

 

1. Not smoke

2. Kiss …
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