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Quitting smoking, or smoking cessation, describes the combination of medications and aids, changes in personal habits, and emotional support that help people quit smoking. Quitting smoking can have immediate…

Science of tobacco harm reduction

Lanre Odusile Posted March 15, 2022 In the 40 years since Professor Michael Russell, a South African academic and specialist in the field of smoking behavior, pioneered the logic that smokers smoke for the nicotine but are killed by…

Everyday Hero Bonnie Buchanan

MADISON, Wis. – If it's a Monday, Wednesday or Friday morning, you'll find a group of mostly older people exercising in Olbrich Park. A Wednesday in January had been quite cold. There was an extremely thin and invisible icy glaze above…

Alia Shawkat is a cult classic

If there is one TV show that has managed to harness the energy of the Trump era - the mania and chaos, absurdity and delusion, rampant nihilism and the suspicion that things might get out of hand - and channel it into something special,…

Why is it so hard to quit?

December 16, 2021 While many understand the dangers to the body of smoking and nicotine addiction, fewer are aware of the science of why it is so difficult to quit smoking. On January 11, 2022, the Office of Alumni Engagement, in…