Oxygen+ Articles - Smoking

Pick Up Some Butts!

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member |  A bus stop billboard caught my eye the other day. It was an advertisement for screening/tests for people who had successfully quit smoking cigarettes. The image of a woman, standing on an impressive mountain of cigarette butts, spoke volumes: Every little cigarette adds up. In fact, in a world where ten million cigarettes are purchased a minute, the number of toxic-filled cigarettes smoked – and discarded – each year is in the trillions, and the number of cigarette butts trashed annually (~5 trillion) weighs ~2...

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A New York Breath

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | As a New Yorker, I appreciate Oxygen Plus (O+) because I know – and can be in control of – what's going into my lungs. Living in the tenth most polluted metro area in...

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Be Aware of the Air You Breathe: Our Air Pollution Crisis

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | The air we breathe: It’s invisible, but it can be poisonous, dangerous, even deadly. Plus, air pollution and poor air quality is a bigger problem than you may believe – affecting the majority of...

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Elevating Ballet and Modern Dance with Oxygen Plus

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | As a former classical ballet and modern dancer who embodied the teachings of Martha Graham, George Balanchine and Loyce Houlton and until taking the old collegiate detour, I have a deep, personal appreciation for...

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Athletes Party and Then Breathe Oxygen

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | The media is quick to tell us about athletes who party and drink alcohol. Many elite and professional athletes do not drink alcohol. Nevertheless, the world has witnessed many others use – and even...

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What Cigarette Smokers and Those Who Live in Polluted Cities Both Need: Pure Oxygen

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | As you learn from an early age, oxygen is an essential component of life and living. Humans, and of course even the dogs we love, breathe the oxygen available in ambient air to thrive...

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