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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:59:15 GMT

Dietary, stop-smoking advice not part of health insurance: survey - DutchNews.nl


Dietary, stop-smoking advice not part of health insurance: survey
DutchNews.nl
An overwhelming majority of people think help with stopping smoking or losing weight should be taken out of the basic Dutch health insurance package, according to a new survey. In addition, 92% do not think complications arising from cosmetic surgery ...

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:02:03 GMT

Thousands of smokers quit thanks to leading Gloucestershire advice service - Gloucester Citizen


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Thousands of smokers quit thanks to leading Gloucestershire advice service
Gloucester Citizen
Thousands of smokers in Gloucestershire have kicked the habit thanks to help from the county's Stop Smoking Service. Tough targets of helping four people to quit each week have seen the numbers swell to 3,302 this year. It is a record for the service ...

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:12:42 GMT

Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking - Reuters


Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking
Reuters
Since 1996, the U.S. Public Health Service has been urging all healthcare workers to ask every one of their patients if they smoke and to counsel smokers to quit, said senior author Amy Ferketich, a professor at the Ohio State University College of ...

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:04:16 GMT

More help to stop smoking - Lancashire Evening Post


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More help to stop smoking
Lancashire Evening Post
Smokers in Lancashire wanting to give up the habit for good are now able to sign up for stop smoking advice at the click of a button. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust's Quit Squad has a new referral form on its website for people wanting to receive ...

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:50:52 GMT

3 Helpful Tips For Quit Smoking With - Siliconindia.com (blog)


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3 Helpful Tips For Quit Smoking With
Siliconindia.com (blog)
Numerous overall health gurus is often excellent sources of data about the dangers of cigarette smoking to health and the advantages of quitting. Seek the advice of your physician, dentist, pharmacist, or other wellness professional regarding the ...
Quit Smoking With These 5 Research-Backed Ways To Overcome AddictionMedical Daily
Thousands of smokers successfully quit in Nottinghamshire in 2013-14.Hucknall Today

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:09:49 GMT

Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking - The Independent


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Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking
The Independent
There is no reason why someone wanting to quit using an e-cigarette shouldn't also speak to a stop smoking service to receive additional support and advice to stand the best chance of quitting for good.” Smoking is England's biggest killer, accounting ...
Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smokingLos Angeles Times
Extended support helps patients stay smoke-free after hospital dischargeHealthCanal.com
Doctors may be missing chances to talk to teens about smokingReuters

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:40:50 GMT

'Michigan Matters' Health Focus: Actor Billy Baldwin Comes To Motor City To ... - CBS Local


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'Michigan Matters' Health Focus: Actor Billy Baldwin Comes To Motor City To ...
CBS Local
His advice to people hoping to avoid getting lung cancer –one of the biggest killers of people in Michigan. “When it comes to lung cancer, it's three fold: Stop smoking, stop smoking and stop smoking,” he said. Monica-Amit Mishra, Volunteer Detroit ...

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:49:42 GMT

Black's Barbecue: 82 Years of a Texas Smoked Meat Legend - Eater PDX


Black's Barbecue: 82 Years of a Texas Smoked Meat Legend
Eater PDX
Kent heeded his parents' advice and got a law degree, serving as a judge and then working as a state prosecutor on child and nursing home abuse cases. All the while, Edgar Jr. and Norma Jean, were running the barbecue ... After a stop at Smitty's ...

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:42:43 GMT

Browns deserve scrutiny for mishandling receiver position - NBCSports.com


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Browns deserve scrutiny for mishandling receiver position
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While the NFL's outdated, illogical, and unfair “War on Drugs” obsession with players smoking marijuana on their own time triggered the suspension of Browns receiver Josh Gordon, the Browns nevertheless mishandled the situation, especially since they ...

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:01:51 GMT

Not All Health Care Providers Told Patients to Quit Smoking - dailyRx


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Not All Health Care Providers Told Patients to Quit Smoking
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"Of all smokers who reported receiving advice to quit smoking, more than 90 percent reported receiving the advice from a physician, whereas only 13.5 percent reported receiving such advice from a dental worker," Dr. Ferketich and team wrote.
Clinicians Fail to Address Quitting With Half of SmokersMedscape
Should dentists do more to help smokers quit?CBS News

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:44:44 -0700

SMC Heads-Up: E-cigarettes, SMCs gather in NZ, crisis advice

WHO Report criticises e-cigarettes The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended restrictions be placed on the marketing of e-cigarettes, their sale to minors and indoor use. Read more

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:24:47 -0700

EASIER SAID THAN DONE: An ancient practice for modern life

Six months ago I couldn’t have told you much about Deepak Chopra. I knew he was a medical doctor who had written a number of books on healing and spirituality. I hadn’t read any of them.  I was more familiar with the work of both Dr. Wayne Dyer and Eckhart Tolle. My take on most self-improvement advice is that if I make small, but effective behavior changes, I’ve done well to move forward.  I am ... Read more

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:38:40 -0700

‘Michigan Matters’ Health Focus: Actor Billy Baldwin Comes To Motor City To Join Army Fighting War On Cancer

By Carol Cain CBS Detroit Actor Billy Baldwin recently visited the Motor City to help a firm working on a new device intended to make diagnosing breast cancer easier and talked about how the disease […] Read more

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:07:53 -0700

Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking

By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Healthcare providers, particularly dentists, frequently miss opportunities to advise patients about ways to stop smoking cigarettes, a new study shows. Since 1996, the U.S. Public Health Service has been urging all healthcare workers to ask every one of their patients if they smoke and to counsel smokers to quit, said senior author Amy Ferketich, a ... Read more

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:31:32 -0700

Health headlines: Attitude goes a long way healthwise

It's no secret that staying physically active and eating healthy may help people live longer. But a Read more

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:44:46 -0700

Hashtag Maggie Vandermeer

This piece is one of 13 short stories set to appear in The Journey Prize Stories 26 anthology, available October 7. A huge This congratulations to author Nancy Jo Cullen! At 1:27 a.m. Maggie’s phone blinked and whistled on her bedside table. Startled out of sleep, she knocked the cat off the bed. The grey... More » Read more

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:17:13 -0700

Top Three Open Source Design Concepts that Rethink Health from Involution Studios

Designing software to improve healthcare enables patients to access a complete range of health metrics and encourages better, real-time choices for better outcomes. (PRWeb August 28, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12127187.htm Read more

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:08:04 -0700

15 Things We Need To Stop Wasting Money On

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:02:28 -0700

'I thought my e-cigarette was a miracle. Turns out, I was smoking the equivalent of 40-a-day'

When Rachael Lloyd took up vaping, she thought she'd stumbled across a miracle alternative to smoking. Little did she know, her e-cigarette wasn't quite as guilt-free as she'd assumed - as the World Health Organisation is now starting to realise Read more

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:40:21 -0700

'I thought my e-cigarette was safe. Turns out, I was smoking the equivalent of 40-a-day'

When Rachael Lloyd took up vaping, she thought she'd stumbled across a miracle alternative to smoking. Little did she know, her 'friendly' e-cigarette was actually damaging her health - as the World Health Organisation is now starting to realise... Read more

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