Category Archives: Tobacco-Free Living

SHIP: Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

A great video from Minnesota’s Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) that illustrates how community design and environmental interventions impact people’s ability to live healthy lives.

Watch the video here

Smoke-free housing is life saver

Imagine what you would do if your neighbor’s toxic waste was seeping into your home.

Secondhand smoke — the combination of smoke from the burning end of a cigarette and the smoke breathed out by smokers — is basically a toxic waste product that contains more than 7,000 chemicals. According to the surgeon general, there is no risk-free level of exposure.

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