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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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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:14:41 GMT

Help for residents trying to quit smoking at East Ham service - Newham Recorder


Help for residents trying to quit smoking at East Ham service
Newham Recorder
As well as the new service in the East Ham Customer Service Centre, residents can also get advice and support by visiting other Stop Smoking Services at local pharmacies, GPs and two drop-ins at St. John's Church in Stratford, and the Macmillan ...

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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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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
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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

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:12:23 GMT

Simple steps to lower cancer risk - Hanford Sentinel


Simple steps to lower cancer risk
Hanford Sentinel
STOP SMOKING. Exposure to tobacco smoke (including secondhand smoke) — from cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products -- increases the risk of lung cancer. Smoking also boosts your chances of developing cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:05:53 GMT

Eight ways to keep your knees healthy - Express.co.uk


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Eight ways to keep your knees healthy
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Here is my advice to help you keep your knees in good condition and to ease pain when it first occurs. ... If you have a sharp, intermittent, localised pain you should get checked out sooner rather than later in order to stop some conditions getting ...
8 ways to ease knee painFemaleFirst.co.uk

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:04:16 GMT

More help to stop smoking - Lancashire Evening Post


Lancashire Evening Post

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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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:30:02 GMT

E-cigs: Health chiefs blasted over 'mixed messages' - Manchester Evening News


Manchester Evening News

E-cigs: Health chiefs blasted over 'mixed messages'
Manchester Evening News
There's millions of people now trying to quit smoking using these products but the government hasn't given them proper advice.” He said ministers were 'letting down' those trying to quit smoking, adding: I blame the government.” The e-cigarette ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:33:58 GMT

The True Story Of How One Man Shut Down American Commerce To Avoid ... - ThinkProgress


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The True Story Of How One Man Shut Down American Commerce To Avoid ...
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President Grover Cleveland, acting on the advice of the railroad attorney he placed at the head of the Justice Department, would eventually send federal troops to Chicago. At the height of the conflict, Harper's Magazine claimed that ... By the 1870s ...

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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

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:56:35 -0700

Please Stop Saying 'Celebs Shouldn't Have Taken Nude Photos In The First Place'

'Sext abstinence education' is about as effective as telling people not to have sex before marriage. Read more

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

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

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

15 Things We Need To Stop Wasting Money On

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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

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:00:19 -0700

How Ryan Knows a Meeting’s Gone Bad: Boehner Lights Up

Paul Ryan measures tension in private meetings with House Speaker John Boehner by when the Republican leader reaches for a cigarette. "If it's a good meeting, he might go without one," Ryan, a Wisconsin congressman, writes in his new book. "On this night," a meeting just before the partial government shutdown last October, "he was already smoking when we got there." The fact is just one detail ... 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

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

Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:22:34 -0700

MPs group wants health warnings on alcohol packaging

Warnings about the harmful effects of alcohol should be added to product packaging, a group of parliamentarians have recommended. Read more

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