Adele Says Giving Up Smoking Made Her Voice Weaker

Adele Quit Smoking Voice Weaker

In 2011, Adele underwent surgery after suffering a vocal cord hemorrhage. It was like “someone put a curtain over my throat…and I could feel it,” she told 60 Minutes of the potentially career-ending injury. “It felt like something popped in my throat.” Not only did the pop star have to … Continue reading

Nicotine-Chomping Bacteria May Hold Key To Anti-Smoking Therapy

Nicotine Chomping Bacteria

A study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute explores an enzyme that may be used to help people quit smoking. The research, published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, offers a possible alternative to current smoking cessation aids which are shown to fail in 80 to 90 percent of … Continue reading

2015 – The Best of WhackThePack

2015 Happy New Year

I wrote a piece for the KillTheCan.org Blog that looked back at the best posts for 2015. I’ve been asked to do a similar story here on WhackThePack.com so here it is! Is there something you want us to cover later this year? Leave a comment or submit a story and we’ll do … Continue reading

E-Cigarettes Don’t Actually Help People Quit Smoking

e-cigarette - Jim Watson

Written by Jeffrey Schaub – CBS San Francisco See original article here E-Cigarettes Don’t Actually Help People Quit Smoking, According To 84 Different Studies SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS ) — A newly released UCSF research study shows that claims made by some electronic cigarette manufacturers—that the devices actually help people quit smoking—are unlikely. … Continue reading

Study: E-Cigarettes Do Not Help People Quit Smoking

Written by Alexandra Sifferlin – TIME See original article here Public health experts continue to debate whether e-cigarettes are a better option than smoking tobacco, or just an alternative way for smokers to inhale nicotine A new, but relatively small, study suggests that e-cigarettes do not help smokers quit or reduce … Continue reading

Beginning Of A Long Road

Written by 2mch2lv4 and posted on the Whack The Pack forum. SO, here I am, 100 days into my decision to quit. I had originally thought I wouldn’t write a Hall of Fame speech, not everyone does. 100 days is a great accomplishment but just the beginning of a long road … Continue reading