why don’t we talk about polonium-210 more?

Polonium-210 is not typically part of everyday conversation. No one has ever gone to a dinner party and said, “Hey, so what’s everyone’s thoughts on Polonium-210?” Most likely, that would be their last dinner party. Yet, this chemical is pervasive and found everywhere in the soil and air. So, you...

early nicotine exposure makes later addictions more likely

A recent study by scientists at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, found that infants who are exposed to nicotine within the first few weeks of life, by way of breast feeding, developed changes in neurons that are not found in children of mothers who do not use nicotine....

schools fight a teen vaping epidemic

Both Middle and High School officials are concerned about the growing use of e-cigarettes by students. According to a study by the CDC, between 2017 and 2018 teen use of these devices has skyrocketed by 78%! Big Lake High School is one of many forced to address the issue. For...

Thank You JA Counter!

Today we use our blog to congratulate and honor Linda Skoglund and all the great people at JA Counter Agency of New Richmond Wisconsin. Their commitment to their community and their strong desire to help people without concern of who is or is not a client, deserves recognition and our appreciation. In...

so you wonder…will we ever run out of smokers/chewers to treat?

From time to time, we at Breathe - Freedom from Nicotine are asked, “Aren’t you afraid someday you will run out of customers?” Ultimately, I suppose that would be a good thing…maybe not for our business, but for everyone’s overall health; that would be a good thing. All of us...

Harvard study finds fungal toxins in e-cigarettes

A recent study by researchers at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health found electronic cigarettes are contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins. A study of 75 e-cigarette products, including both single use cartridges and refillable e-liquids, found 27% had traces of “endotoxin,” a microbial agent found on gram-negative...

The E-Cigarette Flavoring Controversy – Harvard Weighs in on the Topic

It’s one thing to eat the artificial butter in microwave popcorn; it’s another thing to inhale the chemicals that give your Jolly Time its’ creamy flavor. A study at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has determined that the flavorings designed to enhance electronic cigarettes may impair the...

The Cost of Smoking

It’s pretty common for people to smoke about a pack of cigarettes every day. When I smoked, it was Marlboro’s! If I were still smoking a pack a day today, that would easily come to over $60 per week or roughly $3,120 per year. I say roughly because knowing the...

Alex Burnett talks about quitting smoking with Breathe Theraphy

"Breathe - Freedom from Nicotine, I can honestly say, is a life saver.  Going into it I wasn't very optimistic about quitting, but after my first very simple and painless procedure with Breathe Therapy, I knew kicking my habit wasn’t going to take much effort. Thanks Breathe!"

Stephen Grasley Testimonial

For anyone looking to quit smoking look no further than Breathe Laser.  I was a pack a day smoker for almost 20 years and never thought it was going to be possible for me to quit.  I was at the point of accepting the fact I may smoke forever.  I...