Books for World No Tobacco Day: Our Red Signal to Tobacco

Author: Sherry Helms

Today is May 31, World No Tobacco Day, which is a time to show the red signal to all forms of tobacco consumption for 24-hours, as proclaimed by the World Health Organization.

Tobacco is the single greatest cause of preventable death globally. Its use leads most commonly to diseases affecting the heart and lungs, with smoking being a major risk factor for heart attacks, strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer.

And, do you know that the death toll of active smokers in America is approx. 400, 000 per year as well as that of passive smokers is approx. 50, 000 a year. Hence, quit smoking is the most essential activities that should be strictly followed not only in America but across the world.

Our idea to say no to tobacco is reading appropriate books against tobacco for a whole day in order to abscond tobacco consumption. And, this day could be any day. So here enlisted some randomly picked books from our online bookstore, that will light up minds against tobacco intake and thus, enable to shun this deadly product.

Tobacco or Health? – A book of a high scientific standard that helps inform the reader of all smoking-related problems. This book presents a summary of the consequences that tobacco smoking has on health, taking into account all organ systems affected, such as the respiratory tract, cardiovascular system, central nervous system, and urinary tract, including mineral metabolism and the pregnant women. It also describes primary prevention measures as well as possible intervention modalities, established on evidence-based medicine, to help individuals stop smoking.

Love Not Smoking: Do Something Different –  Giving up smoking doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Forget willpower and withdrawal, the six-week LOVE NOT SMOKING program will help you quit for good and also give you the tools for reclaiming your passion for life. Based on scientifically proven psychological techniques, this book will train your brain to anticipate different rewards; swap old habits for new, revitalizing ones; and learn new ways to relieve stress and get more pleasure out of your days.

You can give this book to your smoking addict friends and loved ones to help them quit this habit and to show them that you care enough to want them to quit!

1,440 Reasons To Quit Smoking – Quit Smoking Now! This is what this incredible book urges to its readers. Packed with inspirational messages – one for each minute of the day and night – this book will help you or your loved one in quitting smoking. It’s a humorous, touching, and above all, convincing source of strength for soon-to-be-ex-smokers. This is the perfect gift for anyone who smokes.

If Only I Could Quit: Recovering From Nicotine Addiction – This complete resource brings together personal stories of recovery, Twelve Step guidance, and 90 daily meditations to help us become nicotine-free. Written by one of Hazelden’s most popular meditation authors and a recovering nicotine addict, this book is a great resource to encourage oneself against the consumption of tobacco, a deadly and completely useless product.

No Thanks, but I’d Love to Dance: Choosing to Live Smoke Free – Conveying a positive, nonjudgmental message to children, this tale provides techniques for empowering them to refuse offers of tobacco in pursuit of a healthy and active lifestyle. Belle, an exuberant six-year-old, and her beloved Grandma Bee share a great love for dancing. As a result of tobacco use earlier in her life, Grandma Bee must now use an oxygen tank to assist in her breathing. Observant Belle, who cannot imagine life without dancing, consciously makes the lifelong choice to dance instead of smoke.

The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product That Defined America – Spanning from agriculture to big business, from medicine to politics, this book is the definitive account of how smoking came to be so deeply implicated in our culture, science, policy, and law. No product has been so heavily promoted or has become so deeply entrenched in American consciousness. This eye-opening book shows in striking detail how one ephemeral and largely useless product, while heading towards deaths, came to play such a dominant role in so many aspects of our lives.

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