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MalesThe Five A's Model for Treating Tobacco Use and DependenceMen and WomenWhat are the laws regulating tobacco?Are there 12-stepprograms for cigarette smokers, like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)?What are tar and nicotine?Prevention and Smoking Cessation ProgramsHow dangerous is nicotine?Where does nicotine act on the nervous system?Should I enroll my child in a prevention program?CigarettesAre there any health benefits to tobacco or nicotine?What are the rates of smoking between socioeconomic groups and educational levels ?Autonomic Nervous systemSmoker's RightsHow do chemicals such as nicotine work in the brain?What are the psychological effects of nicotine?How successful will I be at quitting smoking?CigarsWhat is the suicide risk associated with the anti-smoking drug Chantix?What are the different ways in which tobacco is consumed?What other non-NRTmedication therapies are available, if any?Are there herbal remedies for smoking cessation?How can smoking be an addiction but at the same time be different from drugs we normally associate with addiction?Acetylcholine Receptor SubtypesCan you list all of the specific diseases associated with smoking?What are the success rates of the five nicotine replacement therapies alone and in combination with other forms?What are the differences between men and women regarding rates of tobacco use, history of tobacco use, and their health risks?The ElderlyWhat is the prevalence of tobacco use?What is the "Great American Smoke Out"?Is it ever too late to quit?What is the history of tobacco use?What is the current trend in smoking cessation treatment?Native American WomenHow do I talk to my child about smoking?What is meant by a "safe" cigarette?What is cognitive behavioral therapy and how is it helpful?What is the difference between a "slip" and a "relapse"?What are the medical consequences of tobacco use?ONE. The BasicsHerbal RemediesWhat anti-tobacco education is being done in the schools? How effective are programs such as DARE?HispanicsWhat are the differences in the rates of tobacco use among different ethnic groups?What are my chances of recovery from smoking-related diseases such as cardiac disease, lung cancer, chronic pulmonary disease (including emphysema), and stroke?The No Tobacco Use Program (TNT Program)Why did it take so long to determine that smoking was addictive?GlossaryI don't like gaining weight when I stop smoking. Why do I gain weight? What can I do about it?KavaWhat are the Surgeon General's Reports?Why is group therapy as important as anti-tobacco drug therapy ?What is the mission of the FDA, especially in regard to tobacco ?Ten Key Guideline RecommendationsWhat are the current trends in quitting smoking?Native Americans and Alaskan NativesWhat is Healthy People 2010? Is smoking cessation included in its national goals?Is tobacco a drug?Does insurance pay for any of the smoking cessation programs or products?What are the physiological effects of nicotine?In case I can't get in touch with my buddy or family members, is there a 24-hour hotline I can call?Does my risk for a specific illness related to smoking change after I quit smoking?What is Bupropion SR?Where can I find more information?TarThe Twelve TraditionsHow does smoking affect the liver?What risk factors contribute to people smoking?What is my healthcare professional's role in my smoking cessation?How have the Surgeon General's Reports affected the smoking habits of Americans?Are the mentally ill more at risk of addiction to nicotine?Are there different "types" of smokers, for example casual smokers versus chain smokers? Are there personality or physiological differences between types of smokers?What is tobacco?African AmericansWhat are the rights of smokers and nonsmokers?My spouse is a heavy smoker who refuses to get help to quit. What should I do?How much does a smoking cessation program cost?Am I eligible for any legal compensation for a smoking-related illness since the MSA?Are there any long-term psychological or emotional symptoms that I should expect long after I stop smoking?Asian AmericansHow long does it take to become addicted to tobacco?How old should my child be before I talk to him or her about smoking?What is the legal age to smoke?Psychological TraitsWhat are the differences in the smoking habits at different ages, from children to the elderly?If I don't inhale will I have less of a chance of getting a disease, such as lung cancer?What is addiction ?EPIDEMIOLOGYFIVE. Associated ConditionsThe American Stop Smoking Intervention (ASSIST)NicotinePREVENTIONResults Regarding the Effectiveness of These Programs ConflictWhat can I do to ease any residual psychological or emotional pain short of taking medication?Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)Nicotine LozengeHow many times does a typical smoker quit throughout his or her life?How do I know if I am addicted to nicotine?GinsengLobeliaWhat are the physiological changes taking place during withdrawal?HookahsHow does smoking affect breast milk?SnuffNicotine Nasal SprayWhat was the effect of the lobbying efforts of the flight attendants union on the rules about smoking on airlines?What effects does the Internet have on the tobacco industry and cigarette sales and on teen smoking?What is the Master Settlement Agreement?Why do people use tobacco?What have been the results of the Master Settlement Agreement since the settlement occurred?The Youth Tobacco Prevention Policies and Programs in Schools and Communities, developed by The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)What are the success rates of smokers who quit "cold turkey" and those who quit by participating in a smoking cessation program?Somatic Nervous SystemFOUR. TreatmentBidisThe Nicotine PatchWhat is meant by "tobacco is a gateway drug"?What are the qualifications of professionals who run smoking cessation groups?Nonsmoker's RightsNicotine GumPipesWhat are the success rates of the non-NRT therapies?If I am addicted to tobacco, will I be predisposed to other addictions?How does smoking alter DNA?DEDICATIONNicotine InhalerWhat are the mortality rates from smoking in the United States? Worldwide?Biological DifferencesGender Differences in Diseases Found in SmokersWhat are the benefits of enrolling in a smoking cessation program, and what is the average length of stay of a smoking cessation program?Why has there been so much controversy regarding cigarette smoking as being addictive?How can smoking affect my baby during pregnancy?What are the chemicals in tar that are carcinogenic, and how do they cause cancer?TWO. DiagnosisThe Twelve Steps of Nicotine AnonymousI have so many pleasant memories of smoking. How can I create unpleasant memories about it?What is "the vicious cycle of addiction to tobacco and nicotine"?What are the other prevention programs for children?What screening tools are used to diagnose addictive smokers?Cultural and Spiritual FactorsWhat are some of the medication aids, notably the nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs), to smoking cessation ?Why do I need to gain support from family, friends, and others to succeed?Native American TeensTHREE. Risk, Prevention, and EpidemiologyASPIREWhat are the risks of secondhand or environmental smoke?What are some of the important chemicals making up tar? How do these chemicals affect the brain and the body?How do I know if my child will become a smoker?Can I become addicted to any of the drugs used to assist a person to quit smoking?What can I do to avoid "triggers"?RISKFemalesSIX. Special PopulationsWhat is Chantix?Can smoking cessation be done "one-on- one" with a counselor or health educator, or must it be in a group?What are the recommendations for when you should take medication in order to quit smoking?Differences in Gender-Specific Health RisksSEVEN. SurvivingChewing TobaccoHow successful are people who quit on their own?
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