Habit
A habit (or wont) is a routine of behavior that is repeated regularly and tends to occur unconsciously. In the American Journal of Psychology (1903) it is defined in this way: "A habit, from the stand...
Barbra Streisand Says Trump Causing Her to Gain Weight
Barbra Streisand tweeted that President Donald Trump is causing her to gain weight.
What Happens When You Quit Smoking?
What happens when you quit smoking? While quitting is tough you can start seeing benefits from giving up cigarettes and nicotine in less than 20 minutes.
Thousands of fishermen empty lake in minutes
On one day of the year the Dogon people of Mali can fish in the sacred water of Lake Antogo....
One Hookah Tobacco Smoking Session Delivers 25 Times The Tar Of A Single Cigarette
As cigarette smoking rates fall, more people are smoking tobacco from hookahs -communal pipes that enable users to draw tobacco smoke through water. A new meta-analysis led by the University of Pittsb...
Chemical Flavorings Found in E-Cigarettes Linked To Lung Disease
Diacetyl, a flavoring chemical linked to cases of severe respiratory disease, was found in more than 75 percent of flavored electronic cigarettes and refill liquids tested by researchers at Harvard T....
7 Habits Of Self-Made Millionaires
Most millionaires made their money without a trust fund or inheritance. Here are the habits that helped get them there. In a survey by Fidelity Investments, approximately 80% of people who have a net ...
11 Slightly Horrifying Facts That Will Stop You Biting Your Nails
Unless you love sucking up 10 million germs a day, ofc. Fingertips are hives of nastiness, and are home to various types of bacteria, fungus, and YEAST (eww). One particularly prevalent germ found und...
Smoking And Heavy Alcohol Use Are Associated With Epigenetic Signs Of Aging
Using data from the publicly available Gene Expression Omnibus, Robert A. Philibert, MD, PhD and colleagues at the University of Iow8a and other institutions analyzed patterns of DNA methylation, a mo...
"Phubbing" Could Destroy Your Relationship, Says New Study 
Raise your hand if your partner has ever complained that you're "always on your phone" when you're with him. Or, maybe you're the one who nudging him to quit the constant clicking and scrolling. Well,...
Fidgeting Might Be Good For Your Health
Tapping your foot or wriggling in your chair may help counteract the negative effects of sitting for long periods, researchers say. Next time you find yourself restless and fidgeting at work, you may ...
Reminder: Smoking Hookah For An Hour May Be Like Smoking 100 Cigarettes
You hopefully wouldn't smoke 100 cigarettes in 60 minutes -- that's five entire packs of so-called cancer sticks.  If you casually dabble with hookah, however, you might not bat an eye at an hour-long
E-cigarettes could be prescribed by the NHS to help smokers quit, report says
E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than tobacco and could be prescribed on the NHS, an independent review compiled for Public Health England says.
Overeating Caused By A Hormone Deficiency In Brain?
Rutgers scientists have found that when hormone glucagon like peptide-1 was reduced in the central nervous system of laboratory mice, they overate and consumed more high fat food. Although this is n...
Smoking 'May Play Schizophrenia Role'
The team at King's College London say smokers are more likely to develop the disorder and at a younger age. Published in the Lancet Psychiatry, their analysis of 61 separate studies suggests nicotine ...
10 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 10 AM
“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive; to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~ Marcus Aurelius You don’t have to be a morning person to benefit from ...
Beijing Public Smoking Ban Begins
Public smoking in China's capital, Beijing, is now banned after the introduction of a new law. China has over 300 million smokers and more than a million Chinese die from smoking-related illnesses eve...
Pica (disorder)
Pica (/ˈpaɪkə/ PY-kə) is characterized by an appetite for substances that are largely non-nutritive, such as paper, clay, metal, chalk, soil, glass, or sand. According to DSM-IV criteria, for these ac...
Pica (disorder) - Wikipedia
Rituals
A ritual "is a sequence of activities involving gestures, words, and objects, performed in a sequestered place, and performed according to set sequence." Rituals may be prescribed by the traditions of...
Rituals - Wikipedia
Smoking
Smoking is a practice in which a substance is burned and the resulting smoke breathed in to be tasted and absorbed into the bloodstream. Most commonly the substance is the dried leaves of the tobacco ...
Smoking - Wikipedia
Tic
A tic is a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups. Tics can be invisible to the observer, such as abdominal tensing or toe crunching. Common...
Barbra Streisand Says Trump Causing Her to Gain Weight
Barbra Streisand tweeted that President Donald Trump is causing her to gain weight.
Competitive eating
Competitive eating, or speed eating, is a sport in which participants compete against each other to consume large quantities of food in a short time period. Contests are typically eight to 10 minutes ...
Competitive eating - Wikipedia
Masturbation cream
Masturbation cream or masturbation creme is a personal lubricant designed to optimize sensation during the act of male masturbation.Masturbation creams often contain oil-based ingredients, which are n...
Attention seeking
Attention seeking (also called drawing attention or garnering attention) is behaving in a way which is in pursuit of attention from others. Where such behaviour is excessive and inappropriate, the te...
11 Slightly Horrifying Facts That Will Stop You Biting Your Nails
Unless you love sucking up 10 million germs a day, ofc. Fingertips are hives of nastiness, and are home to various types of bacteria, fungus, and YEAST (eww). One particularly prevalent germ found und...
"Phubbing" Could Destroy Your Relationship, Says New Study 
Raise your hand if your partner has ever complained that you're "always on your phone" when you're with him. Or, maybe you're the one who nudging him to quit the constant clicking and scrolling. Well,...
Tobacco industry
The tobacco industry comprises those persons and companies engaged in the growth, preparation for sale, shipment, advertisement, and distribution of tobacco and tobacco-related products. It is a globa...
Tobacco industry - Wikipedia
Fidgeting Might Be Good For Your Health
Tapping your foot or wriggling in your chair may help counteract the negative effects of sitting for long periods, researchers say. Next time you find yourself restless and fidgeting at work, you may ...