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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:34:07 GMT

Stoptober: How I stopped smoking for good - The Independent


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Stoptober: How I stopped smoking for good
The Independent
I tried everything: I read Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking at least six times. Then I read the book you're supposed to read when you fail at stopping the Easyway, the Onlyway to Stop Smoking Permanently. Had Carr not died of lung cancer in 2006 I ...
Stoptober: Five ways to kick your smoking habitCITY A.M.
Stoptober – seven stop smoking tips that actually workMetro
It's Stoptober: Be inspired by readers' tips to beat the addiction and share ...ChronicleLive
Isle of Man Today -Mid Devon Gazette
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:03:39 GMT

Is candy the next battleground in America's health war? - Arizona Daily Star


Is candy the next battleground in America's health war?
Arizona Daily Star
Tejada rattles off obesity and diabetes statistics the way a general spits out enemy troop strengths and locations. "Pick the sweet and ... Wootan senses momentum and doesn't want to see the sugar-removal effort stop at the boundaries of schools and ...

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:02:39 GMT

Bangor, Maine: Easygoing, scenically blessed and, yes, Stephen King - Los Angeles Times


Bangor, Maine: Easygoing, scenically blessed and, yes, Stephen King
Los Angeles Times
Most of all, I like to give them a feel for what's kept me in Bangor: its easygoing, live-and-let-live ambience. Of course, Bangor's easy access to some of the world's most beautiful shores and mountains doesn't hurt. But there's no getting around King ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:48:43 GMT

Living with Stage 4: The breast cancer no one understands - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News


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Living with Stage 4: The breast cancer no one understands
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News
A no-nonsense Texan of 60 years, Jody Schoger has a very no-nonsense way of educating people about her metastatic breast cancer. “Someone will say, 'When are you done with ... No, the metastasized breast cancer in their lungs is neither lung cancer nor ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:44:38 GMT

Taking Fruit Bats off the Dinner Menu Will Help Stop Ebola - TakePart


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Taking Fruit Bats off the Dinner Menu Will Help Stop Ebola
TakePart
Even if it is complex and expensive, the current epidemic makes it clear that stopping emerging diseases at the source remains the only way to prevent a pandemic here at home. What to do? When people depend on a food like bat meat for survival, said ...

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:28:35 GMT

'It's them or me': The woman who chose her adopted children over her husband - The Guardian


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'It's them or me': The woman who chose her adopted children over her husband
The Guardian
So when their social worker first mentioned the five-sibling group at a meeting, she stopped herself. “Oh sorry,” she said. “That's not the ... At least Jennifer, the baby, was easy – so much so, in fact, that Jim wound up favouring her. “They were ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:02:21 GMT

Hunters need to know their own heart health - Dairyland Peach


Hunters need to know their own heart health
Dairyland Peach
Motiei says ways to reduce the risk of heart issues include quitting smoking and regular physical activity, not just during the fall hunting seasons. Motiei says it's also a good idea to avoid hunting alone and to bring a cell phone, so emergency ...

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:10:15 GMT

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid - Driven - Top Speed


2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid - Driven
Top Speed
I recently spent a week with the Panamera S E-Hybrid, getting to know its mechanicals and soul through easy daily driving and spirited weekend fun. Its four available seats proved to be too few for my visiting out-of-town family, but the Porsche never ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:46:25 GMT

Can India's urban future be a healthy one? - CityMetric


Can India's urban future be a healthy one?
CityMetric
It is changing the way people live. It may also change the way they die. A warm egg, white shell almost translucent, plops into the wire mesh gutter and rolls forward. There is no let-up in the clucking din of the 16,000 other chickens in cages that ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:42:10 GMT

Political News, Now. - New York Times (blog)


Political News, Now.
New York Times (blog)
The man was subdued by Secret Service personnel, and a dog played a role in helping to stop him, Secret Service officials said. The incident occurred ... Pretty good advice, especially in an age of Twitter and instant-everything, when it seems like the ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:37:52 -0700

Taking Fruit Bats off the Dinner Menu Will Help Stop Ebola

Except at Halloween, when they appeal to our sense of the ghoulish, it’s never easy to get people to care about bats. Yes, they are mammals. Yes, in the case of fruit bats, they are cute, warm-eyed mammals at that, the sort of thing that makes seals, pandas, tigers, elephants, and other “charismatic megafauna” the poster children of conservation fund-raising campaigns. Read more

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:00:00 -0700

Candy: The next battle in America’s health war?

Are sweets the next battleground in America?s health war? Read more

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:18:27 -0700

Australia living up to its reputation as climate policy pariah

Australia's international reputation, as a climate policy pariah, seems set to worsen ("Solar and wind out in the cold", October 23). Electricity prices have fallen as electricity demand has fallen, leaving excess capacity in coal-fired power generation. So what is the Federal Government's response? Seek to renege on its election renewable energy target 2020 promise, try to prop up the coal ... Read more

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:45:29 -0700

'Fat people CAN'T take responsibility for their weight - there's too much temptation,' says obesity doctor

Dr Sally Norton, from Bristol, says sedentary jobs, poor quality food and daily stress means few of us have the time or energy to deal with our health in the remaining hours. Read more

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:07:11 -0700

Community Calendar

Submit your event at least two weeks in advance by going to events.savannahnow.com. You can also mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. Announcements are printed daily in the Accent section as space allows. Read more

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:44:48 -0700

10 tips to a longer, healthier life

There's still plenty you can do to add years to your life. These 10 ways are easy and have more significance than most of us realise. Read more

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:21:24 -0700

An Open Letter to the Person Smoking Their E-Cigarette Indoors

I see how it could be easy to view the world as your personal "vaping lounge," but I really wish you wouldn't Read more

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:02:33 -0700

5 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO LIVE LONGER

If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never set foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your nose at vegetables or let yourself get those nasty sunburns. Read more

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:53:15 -0700

Parents the first line of defense in war on opiate abuse

By Becca Whitnall becca@theacorn.com Three years after the death of Thousand Oaks High School football player Griffen Kramer put heroin use in the Conejo Valley under the microscope, area teens continue to abuse the deadly drug and other opioids at an alarming rate. read more Read more

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:42:20 -0700

Amanda Bynes Arrives in New York City After DUI Arrest: Photo

Escape to New York! Amanda Bynes traveled to New York City on Friday, Oct. 3, arriving on the East Coast after she ran into legal trouble in her native California earlier this week. Read more

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June 19, 2012 by  
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:35:10 GMT

Postcard: London - South China Morning Post (subscription)


Postcard: London
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Rather matching the nature of its city, the London Film Festival (LFF) always feels vast and unwieldy, an ever-evolving beast that never seems to stop. This year, preceding ... Flashing back to Strayed's past, there's a hypnotic quality to the ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:13:37 GMT

Bombay Bicycle Club brings acclaimed sound to Tampa's Coral Skies Music ... - Tampabay.com


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Bombay Bicycle Club brings acclaimed sound to Tampa's Coral Skies Music ...
Tampabay.com
Case in point: On Wednesday, four days after performing at Tampa's Coral Skies Music Festival, the London alt-pop group will find out if their latest album So Long, See You Tomorrow won Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize, an honor previously bestowed ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:32 GMT

"We Know How To Defend Ourselves" – Chantal & Alexandra Roos at the ... - Basenotes


"We Know How To Defend Ourselves" – Chantal & Alexandra Roos at the ...
Basenotes
So I start our conversation by homing in on the reason she's at London's Arts Club: the launch of her very own perfume house. Founded with her daughter Alexandra, who's sitting right ... It's a hypnotic white flower. It's the naughty girl. When she ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:05:24 GMT

Thirty-Three-Hit Wonder - The New Yorker


Thirty-Three-Hit Wonder
The New Yorker
Billy Joel sat smoking a cigarillo on a patio overlooking Oyster Bay. .... After a while, Joel stopped. “Should we really do that one? Really?” “There won't be a dry eye in the house,” the saxophonist Mark Rivera said. Joel continued to argue against ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:58:26 GMT

The prophet syndrome: Let them eat grass - Mail & Guardian Online


The prophet syndrome: Let them eat grass
Mail & Guardian Online
There is a triumphal smirk on his face and a disdainful tone in his hypnotic voice as he makes fun of his grass-eating followers. Prophet Paseka Motsoeneng, otherwise ... Whereas some rich people fly to London for the therapy of shopping, Joshua's ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:48:56 GMT

A World That's Gone: Suede's Dog Man Star 20 Years On - The Quietus


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A World That's Gone: Suede's Dog Man Star 20 Years On
The Quietus
He's finding it hard to leave the house these days. Much closer to the centre of ... According to Butler's recollections in John Harris' The Last Party, they smoked the same cigarettes, dressed identically, the concerned Butler would accompany Anderson ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:24:49 GMT

Sexegenarian Tantric Sex Expert Stella Ralfini Dispenses Sex Advice For 20 ... - Huffington Post UK


Sexegenarian Tantric Sex Expert Stella Ralfini Dispenses Sex Advice For 20 ...
Huffington Post UK
As well as spiritual training, she has completed accredited courses in psychology, psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis at the International College of Natural Health Studies in London. For the last 30 years the sex therapist has been teaching seminars ...

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:32:00 GMT

London Philharmonic Orchestra's Jurowski a hypnotic force - Los Angeles Times


London Philharmonic Orchestra's Jurowski a hypnotic force
Los Angeles Times
Orchestral life in London is a monster. Five major orchestras compete, and with the likes of Valery Gergiev heading the London Symphony and Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Philharmonia, the battle for the best players and for audiences can be brutal. On top ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:00:29 GMT

East India Youth up for Mercury Music Prize glory - Manchester Evening News


Manchester Evening News

East India Youth up for Mercury Music Prize glory
Manchester Evening News
Doyle, whose debut album Total Strife Forever has been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, will perform in Manchester just three days after the lavish awards ceremony in London. Given odds of 8/1 by the bookies, there's a fair ... A hypnotic blend ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:20:21 GMT

Stella Ralfini who says sperm facials keep her youthful - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Stella Ralfini who says sperm facials keep her youthful
Daily Mail
As well as spiritual training, she has completed accredited courses in psychology, psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis at the International College of Natural Health Studies in London. For the last 30 years the sex therapist has been teaching seminars ...

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:29:36 -0700

Can hypnosis stop you smoking when you drink?

The last time I got hypnotised to stop smoking it worked for nine months, writes SEAN O'HARE. Read more

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:18:35 GMT

Health & wellbeing: How to stop smoking with the NHS' Stoptober campaign - Gloucester Citizen


Gloucester Citizen

Health & wellbeing: How to stop smoking with the NHS' Stoptober campaign
Gloucester Citizen
Stoptober is in full swing, helping smokers quit for good. Lisa Salmon reveals her top tips for stubbing out. If you're hoping to quit smoking, this could be just the time to do it. Because October is also Stoptober (stoptober.smokefree.nhs.uk), the ...

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:54:20 GMT

Estimated £4m of NHS cash spent on stop-smoking drugs in the North-east in ... - Gazette Live


Gazette Live

Estimated £4m of NHS cash spent on stop-smoking drugs in the North-east in ...
Gazette Live
An estimated £4m of NHS cash was spent on stop-smoking drugs in the North-east last year. More than half the money was spent on Champix - with prescription rates in the region more than 60% higher than the national average. Some 25,621 Champix ...

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:57:06 GMT

Electronic cigarettes: Can vaping help you stop smoking? - The Independent


The Independent

Electronic cigarettes: Can vaping help you stop smoking?
The Independent
Last week marked the beginning of 'Stoptober' a national NHS campaign aimed at helping Britain's 10 million smokers quit. One of the more popular methods aiding quitting is the electronic cigarette - or e-cigarette - which has seen a huge take-up among ...

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:24:10 GMT

Shoppers offered chance to quit smoking in NHS Stoptober campaign - Essex Chronicle


Essex Chronicle

Shoppers offered chance to quit smoking in NHS Stoptober campaign
Essex Chronicle
1.Don't go it alone – get friends and family on board to support you. You can also contact your local NHS stop smoking services and the NHS Smoking Helpline, available on 0300 123 1044 (open Monday to Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday to Sunday 11am-4pm).
11 million work days lost to smoking each yearMedical Xpress

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:44:51 GMT

Stoptober: Five ways to kick your smoking habit - CITY A.M.


CITY A.M.

Stoptober: Five ways to kick your smoking habit
CITY A.M.
Pros: The NHS Stop Smoking Service is free and purports to quadruple your chance of stopping smoking. It's not only the expert advice and free nicotine replacement, but also the structure of a programme you have to commit to. You also get a load of ...
Stoptober: The numbers you need to help you stop smokingThe Independent
Medical Specialists® NHS Pharmacy Help Thousands Quit Smoking for StoptoberPR Web (press release)
Stoptober: Can you stop smoking during October?Hull Daily Mail
Cambridge News -Grimsby Telegraph
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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:24:54 GMT

How to stop smoking, for good - BT.com


BT.com

How to stop smoking, for good
BT.com
The key to quitting for good is to make a plan that works for you, advises the NHS Smokefree campaign. Think about the benefits of stopping smoking – surely better health for you and your family, and saving lots of money, more than outweighs the ...
Stoptober: Smokers across Staffordshire encouraged to stub it out!Stoke Sentinel

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:36:39 GMT

No ifs or butts - stop smoking or pay £80 - Yorkshire Post


Yorkshire Post

No ifs or butts - stop smoking or pay £80
Yorkshire Post
If implemented, the council expects hundreds to sign up to smoking cessation courses rather than pay a fine. A carbon monoxide measurement by the Calderdale Specialist NHS Stop Smoking Service will be administered to ensure smokers have kicked the ...
GP and Chair of Newham CCG gives advice on StoptoberNewham Recorder

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:05:28 GMT

STOPTOBER – Firing Up The Nation's Stop Smoking Challenge - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)


STOPTOBER – Firing Up The Nation's Stop Smoking Challenge
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Evidence shows that if a smoker can stop for 28 days they are five times more likely to stay smoke-free. The campaign is supported by local NHS Stop Smoking Services, Local Authorities, pharmacies, retailers and large employers. This support is backed ...

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:01:05 GMT

Calderdale Council becomes first in UK to offer stop smoking sessions to ... - Huddersfield Examiner


Huddersfield Examiner

Calderdale Council becomes first in UK to offer stop smoking sessions to ...
Huddersfield Examiner
Calderdale Council is the first authority in England to offer such a scheme and hopes it will encourage smokers to give up smoking for good with the help from the local specialist NHS Stop Smoking Service. Clr Ann McAllister, Rastrick Conservative and ...
Calderdale smokers to avoid litter fine with cessation courseBBC News

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:51:52 GMT

Tobacco CEO and CVS exec both want people to quit smoking - Fortune


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Tobacco CEO and CVS exec both want people to quit smoking
Fortune
Reynolds American RAI announced that it will ban smoking from its offices starting next year. On the surface, the news isn't shocking; society at-large has acknowledge cigarettes' toxicity and banned their use in countless public places (and CVS Health ...
Reynolds American tells employees to stop SMOKING at workDaily Mail
Cigarette Maker to Ban Most Workplace Smoking in Its OfficesJezebel
Cigarette-Maker Reynolds American To Ban Smoking At WorkNorth Country Public Radio
PR Newswire (press release) -DigitalJournal.com
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:14:54 -0700

Get all the SUPPORT to quit you need

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 06:20:24 -0700

Estimated £4m of NHS cash spent on stop-smoking drugs in the North-east in last year

Durham, Darlington and Teesside has highest rate in the country for prescriptions of stop-smoking drug Champix Read more

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 02:07:03 -0700

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This month has been re-named Stoptober. Across the country smokers are being encouraged to get the support they need to stop smoking for good. Read more

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 06:23:10 -0700

Stoptober: Smokers across Staffordshire encouraged to stub it...

S MOKERS are being encouraged to quit as part of a nationwide public health campaign.Stoptober takes place throughout October and aims to encourage the nation's eight million smokers to stop smoking for 28 days.Evidence shows people are five times more likely to stop for good if they go smoke-free for this long.Stoke-on-Trent Stop Smoking Service offers free one-to-one or group support sessions ... Read more

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:08:08 -0700

Are you taking part in the Stoptober campaign?

THROUGHOUT October, an NHS-backed campaign calling on smokers to quit hopes to improve the health of hundreds of thousands of people across the country and reduce the number of smokers in the UK. Launched by Public Health England, Stoptober claims to have more than 190,000 signing up to stop smoking for 28 days this month, following on from a quarter of a million people who registered online ... Read more

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:54:18 -0700

NHS acting as 'barrier to families'

The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog. Read more

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 04:25:02 -0700

Essex Chronicle published Shoppers offered chance to quit smoking in NHS Stoptober campaign

by Grace EarlSmokers in Mid Essex are being offered the chance to quit for good by getting involved in the national NHS Stoptober campaign.A Stop Smoking stall, set up by social enterprise group Provide, will be at Chelmsford High Street Market today (October 3) to offer treatment and support free of charge. The stall will also be at the market on the Tuesday (October 7), Friday, October 24, and ... Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:28:57 -0700

Stoptober encourages smokers to kick the habit for good

Surrey Stop Smoking Service also offering support through campaign for those who want to stay smoke-free Read more

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:01:17 -0700

Take on the Stoptober challenge

SMOKERS in York are being urged to quit as part of Stoptober. Read more

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:10:25 -0700

NHS 'needs radical shake-up and extra cash to prevent severe consequences'

The NHS in England requires more money and a "radical" shake-up to prevent "severe consequences" for patients, health bosses have warned. Read more

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:52:42 GMT

South Gate extends moratorium on smoke shops - Los Angeles Wave Newspapers


South Gate extends moratorium on smoke shops
Los Angeles Wave Newspapers
They are promoted as a safe means to stop smoking. Opponents say they can be abused with ... Torres and his wife have lived in South Gate 30 years and are owners of the Kids Forum Preschool and Daycare. Zepeda recently graduated from South Gate ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:40:17 GMT

Rep. Griffith hosts Blacksburg forum to improve health care - Roanoke Times


Rep. Griffith hosts Blacksburg forum to improve health care
Roanoke Times
... their patients; concerns about gaps in Medicare funding for telemedicine; problems with the patent process; and how to best balance the latest innovations with the more low-tech practice of encouraging patients to eat well, stop smoking and ...

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:48:58 GMT

Should we ban smoking in all public parks? - Channel 4 News


Should we ban smoking in all public parks?
Channel 4 News
Britain's chief medical officer has said that smoking in parks should be banned to stop a bad example being set to children. Dame Sally Davies said children may see adults smoking in parks and then seek to copy them: "We all know smoking is bad for ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:12:09 GMT

Marijuana Edibles, Flavored E-Cigarettes, And The Folly Of Child-Proofing The ... - Forbes


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Marijuana Edibles, Flavored E-Cigarettes, And The Folly Of Child-Proofing The ...
Forbes
Two-thirds of the ex-smokers in the E-Cigarette Forum survey said nontobacco flavors were important in helping them quit. Survey data reported in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health last December likewise indicate that ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:10:12 GMT

Toronto Bay Street to Main Street Reach Ford Fatigue - Businessweek


Businessweek

Toronto Bay Street to Main Street Reach Ford Fatigue
Businessweek
He's trying to prevent a repeat of the past four years in which Rob Ford's crack-smoking antics cast an uncomfortable spotlight on Toronto. Pierlot, a pension lawyer and consultant in Canada's biggest city, attended a fundraiser in support of John Tory ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:05:45 GMT

Under The Hammer - RhinoTimes.com Greensboro


Under The Hammer
RhinoTimes.com Greensboro
Republicans continue to let the Democrats control forums and debates by the people that moderate. If one debate is moderated by a .... My guess is that he is chewing Nicorette and that he has never really quit smoking. How would we know, since we know ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:23:25 GMT

Insider, outsider square off over leadership in sheriff's race - Yakima Herald-Republic


Insider, outsider square off over leadership in sheriff's race
Yakima Herald-Republic
At candidate forums, Keightley has detailed the incidents he calls leadership failures at the sheriff's office, leading with the flawed investigation in the February 2011 bludgeoning deaths of Bill Goggin, co-owner of a Yakima engineering firm, his ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:18:28 GMT

e-Cigs: Consensus or Controversy? - Medscape


e-Cigs: Consensus or Controversy?
Medscape
Controversy over whether they help people stop smoking or perhaps provide a safer alternative to smoking regular cigarettes vs concerns that e-cigs are creating a new generation of vapers who are hooked on nicotine and may become future cigarette ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:42:17 GMT

Michael Sandel webchat – as it happened - The Guardian


The Guardian

Michael Sandel webchat – as it happened
The Guardian
To enable at least some parts of the media to provide forums for a richer public discourse we may need to experiment with new financial models for the support of the media, including possibly not-for-profit structures. The growing financial pressures ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:12:37 GMT

7 Day Metabolism Fix: Review Examining Mike Whitfield's Program Released - PR Web (press release)


7 Day Metabolism Fix: Review Examining Mike Whitfield's Program Released
PR Web (press release)
This program is affordable for anyone who wants to stop spending money on diets, gym memberships, and fat-burning supplements. No workout equipment is necessary and it works even if you have genetics or issues losing weight.” “Anyone who has fallen off ...

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:57:03 -0700

Szu-chi Huang: Pursuit of a Mutual Goal Can Turn Friends into Foes

Imagine two people enrolled in Weight Watchers. One just joined and aims to shed 20 pounds. The other signed up months ago and has just five more to go. Read more

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:16:07 -0700

How to Test a Couch for Toxins

Because industrial chemical use is minimally regulated, a lab at Duke University is offering free analyses of furniture for potentially hazardous compounds. Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:27:29 -0700

Carl Pei explains reason for OnePlus mobile strategy

Early adopters are waiting by their phones for invitations to get one of the new OnePlus mobiles. Read more

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:23:54 -0700

Insider, outsider square off over leadership in sheriff’s race

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:35:40 GMT By Donald W. Meyers Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA — Two veteran law enforcement officers want to cap their careers as Yakima County sheriff, an office that, despite some success in combating gang violence and reducing crime, suffers from a negative public image because of serious mistakes. Most no... Read more

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:32:39 -0700

European 'right to be forgotten' ruling should not make people disappear online

Internet search engines can dredge up information that has the potential to embarrass you forever. But hope for those harbouring skeletons arrived in May when the European Union ruled to protect an individuals "right to be forgotten". However, erasing history should not be done without good reason, argues Peter Gearin. Read more

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:34:30 -0700

Somewhere Down the Kaveri River - Part 2

The second episode of Dicky Fisk's story of his travels in search of the Mahseer. Read more

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:43:43 GMT

Second hand smoke as dangerous as smoking for non-smokers - TheHealthSite


TheHealthSite

Second hand smoke as dangerous as smoking for non-smokers
TheHealthSite
'Making your home smoke-free is the most effective way of dramatically reducing the amount of damaging fine particles you inhale,' said lead author Sean Semple from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. (Read: Natural remedies to quit smoking).

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:40:01 GMT

The North Lawn after a man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday night ... - New York Times (blog)


The North Lawn after a man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday night ...
New York Times (blog)
Two Secret Service K-9s, Hurricane and Jordan, were taken to a veterinarian and treated for minor bruising after Dominic Adesanya, who jumped the White House fence, assaulted them when they rushed to stop him. Both K-9s have been cleared for duty by ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:07:58 GMT

Sleep apnea should not be taken lightly - The Daily News of Newburyport


Sleep apnea should not be taken lightly
The Daily News of Newburyport
This type of sleep apnea is responsible for less than 1 percent of cases but may occur as a result of other conditions, including stroke and heart failure. he best treatments for CSA often amount to treating existing conditions, as well as using a ...

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:21:53 GMT

Stop-smoking drug has hidden dangers - Roanoke Times (blog)


Stop-smoking drug has hidden dangers
Roanoke Times (blog)
He has given me samples of prescription medicine that help as long as I use them. Once the medicine is used up, the fungus returns. I love your advice and remedies on so many things. Can you please give me one for this problem? A: Home remedies for ...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 01:02:32 GMT

In life, labor, chef plays it à la minute - Arizona Daily Star


In life, labor, chef plays it à la minute
Arizona Daily Star
Instead, he was the jokester, the one who got notes sent home. His sense of humor ... A prime example of Clark's culinary style: a southwestern-infused cioppino, made of mussels, prawns, scallops, white fish and calamari swimming in a tomato broth ...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:50:20 GMT

Best home remedies to prevent premature greying of hair! - Zee News


Zee News

Best home remedies to prevent premature greying of hair!
Zee News
There are many factors that affect greying- genetic, fluctuations, smoking, pollution, stress, etc. The absence of the “melanin” (the pigment that gives hair its natural colour) in the hair causes grey hair. As you age, the melanocyte activity slows ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:07:35 GMT

Protecting Bone and Arterial Health with Vitamin k2 - ProHealth


ProHealth

Protecting Bone and Arterial Health with Vitamin k2
ProHealth
Likewise, many “risk factors” for coronary atherosclerosis were also prevalent in osteoporosis: aging, diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, smoking, and high cholesterol.3 Scientists questioned why there was such a tight link between excess calcium in one ...

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:31:58 GMT

Should pharmacies sell electronic cigarettes? - The Pharmaceutical Journal (registration)


The Pharmaceutical Journal (registration)

Should pharmacies sell electronic cigarettes?
The Pharmaceutical Journal (registration)
Pharmacists' professional leadership body, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, and the UK's four chief pharmaceutical officers have not supported use of e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aids, preferring licensed nicotine-containing products. The World ...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:08:19 GMT

Appointment Book - GoErie.com


Appointment Book
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Discover balance and natural therapy at a crystal workshop, Thursday, Oct. 23, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at Glenwood Park Y Holistic Center, 3727 Cherry St. Participants will explore how crystal healing energies can be used to relieve tension, calm emotions ...

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:17:13 GMT

Unconquered Zing!s - Tallahassee.com (blog)


Unconquered Zing!s
Tallahassee.com (blog)
Once the football season is over, JW will get the Fredo treatment from FSU: You're nothing to us now. Win with ... Need Yes on 1 AND next an amendment to prevent raiding of ALL trust funds except during a declared emergency and money spent to save ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:30:00 -0700

Pan's Ink and Michigan Hemp Co Team Up to Deliver Terpene-Infused Hemp CBD Products

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pan's Ink and Michigan Hemp Company announce today that they have entered into a strategic supply agreement whereby Pan's Ink will provide tailored, natural terpene mixtures in bulk to Michigan Hemp Company (MHC) for use in MHC's Hemp CBD products. Pan's Ink will distribute its terpene mixtures to Michigan Hemp Co under the Pan's Ink brand, TerpAid™ ... Read more

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:20:03 GMT

Online Tool May Help Low-income People Quit Smoking - Business Insider


Online Tool May Help Low-income People Quit Smoking
Business Insider
Overall, high-socioeconomic status participants were more successful in quitting, but it didn't matter which website they were using. About 12 percent of those in the StopAdvisor group and those in the information-only website group stopped smoking, ...

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:56:28 GMT

One man's view on quitting smoking - The Ozarks Sentinel


One man's view on quitting smoking
The Ozarks Sentinel
Now, when people ask me if it is difficult to stop smoking, I tell them that: “Any job could be done with the right tools and in my case these tools were the electronic cigarettes.” It is important to have the tools, but probably the most important ...

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:26:09 GMT

Stoptober roadshow comes to Bristol to encourage smokers to swap fags for gags - Gazette Series


Gazette Series

Stoptober roadshow comes to Bristol to encourage smokers to swap fags for gags
Gazette Series
Stoptober provides smokers with a range of free tools including a new stop smoking pack, a 28-day mobile phone app, text support with daily updates, quitting advice and tips for coping, as well as the encouragement and support from thousands of people ...

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:21:43 GMT

Stoptober 2014: Former smoker has 'noticed a big difference since quitting' - Grimsby Telegraph


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Stoptober 2014: Former smoker has 'noticed a big difference since quitting'
Grimsby Telegraph
Stoptober provides smokers with a range of free tools, including a new stop smoking pack, a 28-day mobile phone app, text support with daily updates, quitting advice and tips for coping, as well as the encouragement and support from thousands of people ...

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:27:14 GMT

Support Groups - Florida Times-Union


Support Groups
Florida Times-Union
Tools to Quit, quit smoking classes, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Nov. 5, Florida Department of Health-Duval, 515 W. Sixth St., East Building, Room 335; 5-7 p.m. Nov. 13, University of North Florida's Student Wellness Complex, Building 61, Suite 130; 11 a.m.-1 p.m ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:39:33 GMT

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land begins Healthy Living Series - Fortbendstar.com


Memorial Hermann Sugar Land begins Healthy Living Series
Fortbendstar.com
Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation make a plan to quit, and then quit smoking that day. The Great American Smoke Out challenges people to stop using tobacco and provides education about the many available tools to ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:32:18 GMT

White Pine County Sheriff's Blotter - Ely Daily Times


White Pine County Sheriff's Blotter
Ely Daily Times
The subject was contacted and advised to leave. Report of a welfare check — The individual was located and was fine. Report of a .... Report of a theft — Reporting party stated that while he was working on a slot machine at a local casino someone ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:34:10 GMT

The Broadsheet: October 24th - Fortune


The Broadsheet: October 24th
Fortune
A tobacco CEO has banned smoking in her own offices and GM CEO Mary Barra posted better-than-expected results in the wake of the automaker's recall. Read on for an ... Tobacco CEO wants people to quit smoking. Tobacco giant ... So helping women and ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:19:47 GMT

Annual "Great American Smokeout" in Titusville Monday - YourErie


YourErie

Annual "Great American Smokeout" in Titusville Monday
YourErie
Smokers will either use the date to start a plan to quit, or with advanced planning, use it as the actual quit date. The Great American Smokeout challenges people to stop using tobacco and educates them about the many tools available to help them ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:48:46 GMT

Combine Solicitation - J-- COOLING TOWER SVC. AND MAINT. - Insurance News Net


Combine Solicitation - J-- COOLING TOWER SVC. AND MAINT.
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This SERVICE CONTRACT is to provide all materials, labor, supervision, tools, supplies, transportation, and equipment necessary to perform inspection, full preventive maintenance service and required repairs to the existing equipment listed in the ...

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:40:58 -0700

Medical Specialists® NHS Pharmacy Help Thousands Quit Smoking for Stoptober

Great news everybody, Stoptober is back. The annual stop-smoking campaign pioneered by Public Health England (PHE) challenges all smokers across England and Wales to kick the habit for 28 days from 1 October, as it is generally believed that smokers are then five times more likely to completely quit for good. (PRWeb October 02, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10 ... Read more

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 05:12:58 -0700

What We Aren't Saying About e-Cigarettes

What We Aren't Saying About e-Cigarettes What We Aren't Saying About e-Cigarettes Has Been Optimized The general perception of smoking has become increasingly negative over the past few decades. Doctors and researchers are learning more and more about the serious health effects associated with smoking, and as a result, more people are trying to quit. Additionally, laws have been enacted that ban ... Read more

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:01:10 -0700

Stoptober roadshow comes to Bristol to encourage smokers to swap fags for gags

COMEDIC entertainment act The Stoptober Jugglers will be part of the nationwide Stoptober roadshow in Broadmead tomorrow, Saturday. Read more

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:30:48 -0700

Stoptober and Sober October: what are they and how do I sign up?

As we enter an October of abstinence, what are the latest campaigns all about - and how do we sign up? Read more

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 02:01:10 -0700

Employers get behind Stoptober challenge

EMPLOYERS are getting behind Stopdober – the annual challenge to quit smoking in October – as statistics reveal the number of work days lost due to smoking. Read more

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:14:53 -0700

Online tool may help low-income people quit smoking

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a preliminary trial, an interactive website developed in England called StopAdvisor was found to be especially helpful to low-income people in quitting smoking. Health researchers worry that people with low income or low education levels may be left out when it comes to digital innovations in health and wellness, but in this study, poorer ... Read more

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:27:22 -0700

Want to quit that nasty habit?

SMOKERS across the South West are being encouraged to take the Stoptober Challenge and quit smoking for 28 days this October. Read more

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:58:45 -0700

Searching for the Good Life in the Bakken Oil Fields

A seven-year oil boom in North Dakota has drawn thousands of investors, laborers, and fortune-seekers. But from behind the counter of a local truck stop, it’s unclear just how much anyone is winning. Read more

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:14:31 -0700

Helping low-income people quit smoking

Internet-based approaches are appealing because they’re low cost and might be used by smokers who would otherwise have no access to behavioral support or drugs Read more

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:02:00 -0700

Tobacco-Free Kids Launches National Campaign that Calls on Retailers to End Tobacco Sales, Makes It Easy for Consumers ...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today is launching a new national campaign that calls on America's retailers to stop selling tobacco products – the nation's number one cause of preventable death – and encourages consumers to shop tobacco-free.To view the Digital Media Release, please click here: http://dmr.homefrontdc.com/631/tobacco-free ... Read more

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:14:58 GMT

Dr. K: There's more help to quit smoking than just nicotine patches - Tulsa World


Tulsa World

Dr. K: There's more help to quit smoking than just nicotine patches
Tulsa World
Dear Doctor K: I've been trying to quit smoking with nicotine replacement patches, but it hasn't worked. Any suggestions? Dear Reader: Smoking may be the toughest unhealthy habit to break, but it is possible. There are more ex-smokers in the United ...
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Sat, 04 Oct 2014 02:15:00 GMT

Ask Doctor K: Stop-smoking strategies include more than nicotine patches - NewsOK.com


Ask Doctor K: Stop-smoking strategies include more than nicotine patches
NewsOK.com
In the other study, researchers recruited 222 smokers who weren't able to kick the habit with just nicotine replacement. They assigned them to take varenicline alone or varenicline plus bupropion, while continuing to use a nicotine patch. After 12 ...

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 08:09:04 GMT

Two-pronged strategy to quit smoking - Citizens Voice


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Two-pronged strategy to quit smoking
Citizens Voice
Q: I've been trying to quit smoking with nicotine replacement patches, but it hasn't worked. Any suggestions? A: Smoking may be the toughest unhealthy habit to break, but it is possible. There are more ex-smokers in the United States today than there ...
Can I quit smoking? My habit of a lifetime is going up in smokeThe Daily Telegraph

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:34:10 GMT

E-cigarettes: Public health hazard or key to quit smoking? - Fox News


Fox News

E-cigarettes: Public health hazard or key to quit smoking?
Fox News
In other words, people could use these devices to wean themselves off nicotine in much the same way they might use more conventional nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) for example, the patch, nicotine gum or nasal sprays. But unlike other NRTs, ...
One man's view on quitting smokingThe Ozarks Sentinel

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:22:04 GMT

Are E-Cigarettes A Public Health Hazard Or The Key To Quitting Smoking? - Huffington Post


Are E-Cigarettes A Public Health Hazard Or The Key To Quitting Smoking?
Huffington Post
In other words, people could use these devices to wean themselves off nicotine in much the same way they might use more conventional nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) — for example, the patch, nicotine gum or nasal sprays. But unlike other NRTs, ...

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:18:35 GMT

Health & wellbeing: How to stop smoking with the NHS' Stoptober campaign - Gloucester Citizen


Gloucester Citizen

Health & wellbeing: How to stop smoking with the NHS' Stoptober campaign
Gloucester Citizen
"The best way to quit is to combine pharmacotherapy - nicotine replacement therapy (two forms - patch and short-acting, such as inhalator, or if smokers prefer, patch plus personal vapouriser), or varenicline tablets - with behavioural therapy from a ...

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:02:11 GMT

Dr. K: Safety of e-cigarettes has yet to be established - Tulsa World


Greenville Daily Reflector

Dr. K: Safety of e-cigarettes has yet to be established
Tulsa World
And when smokers ask me if e-cigarettes could help them to stop smoking, I tell them we just don't know. And I remind them that there are many well-studied, FDA-approved nicotine replacement products on the market, including patches, gums, lozenges, ...
Dr. K: Safety of e-cigarettes unknownGreenville Daily Reflector

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:19:09 GMT

Stoptober – seven stop smoking tips that actually work - Metro


Metro

Stoptober – seven stop smoking tips that actually work
Metro
Unlike a nicotine patch or lozenge, this book works to reposition the way we look at smoking, from the cigarette industry's obvious agenda to our physiologies and psychologies. Carr notes that nicotine's physical addictiveness starts to wane after just ...
#STOPTOBER: Nine top tips to help you quit smokingMilton Keynes MKWeb
Stop smoking. Join Samantha Page and Steve PackerPlymouth Herald
Bath people sign up to Stoptober to quit smokingBath Chronicle
The Independent -Gloucester Citizen -WalesOnline
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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:24:54 GMT

How to stop smoking, for good - BT.com


BT.com

How to stop smoking, for good
BT.com
“The best way to quit is to combine pharmacotherapy – nicotine replacement therapy (two forms – patch and short-acting such as inhalator, or if smokers prefer, patch plus personal vapouriser), or varenicline tablets - with behavioural therapy from a ...
Stoptober: Smokers across Staffordshire encouraged to stub it out!Stoke Sentinel
Dad Andrew takes up Stoptober challenge for sake of 13-month-old EvieWalesOnline
Thousands sign up to Stoptober, numbers seeking help to quit soarNew Zealand Doctor Online
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:03:39 GMT

Is candy the next battleground in America's health war? - Arizona Daily Star


Is candy the next battleground in America's health war?
Arizona Daily Star
Those are mostly intended for parents who have small children and don't want to endure the ruthless negotiating of 4-year-olds with visions of Sour Patch Kids in their heads. But Wootan isn't just worried about whiny kids; she's also thinking about ...

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:27:27 -0700

E-Cigarettes: Public Health Hazard or Key to Quit Smoking?

Scientific studies showing that electronic cigarettes actually help people quit smoking are few and far between. The only thing holding these smokeless devices back from much wider use is that people know they aren't regulated, and so some are less likely to use them, according to Dr. Nathan Cobb, assistant professor of medicine in the division of pulmonary and critical care at Georgetown ... Read more

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:11:39 -0700

Ask Dr. K: Stop-smoking strategies include more than patch - Thu, 02 Oct 2014 PST

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been trying to quit smoking with nicotine replacement patches, but it hasn’t worked. Any suggestions? DEAR READER: Smoking may be the toughest unhealthy habit to break, but it is possible. Read more

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:45:33 -0700

Suggestions offered for a smashing Hallloween

EDITOR: Your five Halloween imperatives and deliverables: Read more

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:46:52 -0700

New York’s year-round haunted house

Buried pirate treasure on Liberty Island Immigrants used to pass by the Statue of Liberty with dreams that the streets in America were paved with gold. Maybe they should have... Read more

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:00:00 -0700

Candy: The next battle in America’s health war?

Are sweets the next battleground in America?s health war? Read more

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:28:26 -0700

Should women take HRT before the menopause?

Some specialists say women shouldn't just have to cope, but should be encouraged to take preventative action in their 40s, when early menopausal changes occur. Read more

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:34:30 -0700

Somewhere Down the Kaveri River - Part 2

The second episode of Dicky Fisk's story of his travels in search of the Mahseer. Read more

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:17:11 -0700

Chlamydia And Slutty Clowns: The ESRB Rates This Fall's Big Games

We normally think of game ratings as little more than a useful marker of where we'll be able to buy a game, or whether or not it's suitable for children. But oh, let me tell you: ESRB literature can be so, so much more than that. Read more... Read more

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:07:11 -0700

Community Calendar

Submit your event at least two weeks in advance by going to events.savannahnow.com. You can also mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. Announcements are printed daily in the Accent section as space allows. Read more

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:46:21 -0700

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Shattered Records and Missing Weapons

Peyton Manning broke arguably the most important record in America's most popular sport at approximately 7:42 local time in Denver.  The ensuing kickoff occurred at 7:46 local time. The extra point occurred sometime in between, while Manning enjoyed some high-fives on the sideline. Oh, there was some pageantry. A pretty woman with a flag reading 509 (Manning's record-setting passing touchdown ... Read more

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:57:06 GMT

Electronic cigarettes: Can vaping help you stop smoking? - The Independent


The Independent

Electronic cigarettes: Can vaping help you stop smoking?
The Independent
There are few scientific indications of what the long term health risks of vaping could be. However, elements – such as the sugar used to flavour the e-liquid – may have unintended side effects. Playle says she will always refer a diabetic potential ...
Smokers fall to fewer than one in fiveDaily Mail

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:24:56 GMT

The People's Pharmacy: Stop-smoking drug has hidden dangers - Colorado Springs Gazette


The People's Pharmacy: Stop-smoking drug has hidden dangers
Colorado Springs Gazette
Even after decades of dire warnings, more than 40 million Americans smoke. That's nearly one in five. Smokers die 10 years earlier than nonsmokers. Every year, almost half a million deaths are attributed to the consequences of tobacco. These include ...

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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:30:10 GMT

E-Cigarettes: The Side Effects Nobody Talks About - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

E-Cigarettes: The Side Effects Nobody Talks About
Daily Beast
Unsurprisingly, quitting smoking has been proven to improve health and, more specifically, increase an individual's overall level of fitness, according to Edelman. “It's not clear if it's because the lungs are better [after quitting] or [blood ...

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:30:19 GMT

Ask Dr. K: Stop-smoking strategies include more than patch - The Spokesman Review


Tulsa World

Ask Dr. K: Stop-smoking strategies include more than patch
The Spokesman Review
Though they are effective, both drugs can have dangerous side effects. A non-drug strategy that may help you quit is proper planning. Once you have decided to quit, take concrete steps. Set a quit date. Sign up for a stop-smoking support group. Develop ...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:13:46 GMT

Boxed warning on stop-smoking drug Chantix should stay: FDA - Tech Times


Tech Times

Boxed warning on stop-smoking drug Chantix should stay: FDA
Tech Times
The American drug maker requested the FDA to drop the severe warning on the packaging, suggesting that people taking the drug have side effects similar to other stop-smoking aids. However, the FDA says that Pfizer has not provided enough evidence to ...
FDA Panels Vote to Keep 'Black Box' Warning on Stop Smoking Drug ChantixFairWarning
FDA panel votes to keep severe warning on Pfizer anti-smoking drugReuters

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:20:19 GMT

FDA Removes Suicide Warning From Quit-Smoking Drug - Newsmax Health


Drug Discovery & Development

FDA Removes Suicide Warning From Quit-Smoking Drug
Newsmax Health
The drug's labeling tells patients to stop taking Chantix immediately if they experience agitation, depressed mood, suicidal thinking and other behavioral changes. Doctors are advised to weigh the drug's risks against its potential benefit of helping ...
Chantix May Not Cause Suicidal BehaviorLaboratory Equipment
New FDA label bolsters safety case for ChantixKOB.com

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:19:06 GMT

Does This Spell the End for the Electronic Cigarette? - Nasdaq


Nasdaq

Does This Spell the End for the Electronic Cigarette?
Nasdaq
Since the mid-1960s the number of adult smokers has fallen from 42% of the U.S. population to just 18%, signaling that awareness of the side effects of smoking - specifically with smoking being linked to a higher risk of developing lung cancer - has ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:48:43 GMT

Living with Stage 4: The breast cancer no one understands - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News

Living with Stage 4: The breast cancer no one understands
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News
No, the metastasized breast cancer in their lungs is neither lung cancer nor linked to smoking. No, staying positive and “just fighting hard” isn't ... For Schoger, that means a daily aromatase inhibitor (AI), which shuts down estrogen production even ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:19:45 GMT

Perspective: The Colorado pot experiment - Tampabay.com


Perspective: The Colorado pot experiment
Tampabay.com
Nearly 11 months after Coloradans became the first in the country to legally purchase marijuana for recreational use, seeing the rush in action is wild and yet … normal. The city has not .... Glossy "lifestyle" magazines offer food recipes and product ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:28:15 GMT

Smoking weed won't make your kids smarter, but it won't make them brain-dead ... - Spectator.co.uk (blog)


Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Smoking weed won't make your kids smarter, but it won't make them brain-dead ...
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
I don't want this to become the 'Tom Tells You To Get High' blog, so this will be the last time I write about cannabis for awhile, I promise. Unless there's something interesting in the news about it again. Anyway, pass the dutchie on the left-hand ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:05:21 -0700

Vic health groups call for shisha ban

A loophole in Victoria's anti-smoking legislation allows waterpipes to be smoked inside restaurants and cafes - but health groups want that to change. Read more

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:30:31 -0700

Does This Spell the End for the Electronic Cigarette?

Does This Spell the End for the Electronic Cigarette? Read more

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:28:16 -0700

Safety advocates seek stronger warnings on Chantix

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public safety advocates are asking the federal government to strengthen warnings on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix, even as the drugmaker prepares to argue that a bold-letter warning about psychiatric problems should be removed from the medicine's label. Read more

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 05:15:31 -0700

Safety advocates seek stronger warnings on anti-smoking drug

Public safety advocates are asking the federal government to strengthen warnings on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix, even as the drugmaker prepares to argue that a bold-letter warning about psychiatric problems should be removed from the medicine's label. Read more

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:57:34 -0700

FDA: little evidence to drop Chantix boxed warning

Federal regulators say Pfizer has provided low-quality evidence to support its request to remove a bold-letter warning from its anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior. The twice-a-day tablet ... Read more

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 05:12:58 -0700

What We Aren't Saying About e-Cigarettes

What We Aren't Saying About e-Cigarettes What We Aren't Saying About e-Cigarettes Has Been Optimized The general perception of smoking has become increasingly negative over the past few decades. Doctors and researchers are learning more and more about the serious health effects associated with smoking, and as a result, more people are trying to quit. Additionally, laws have been enacted that ban ... Read more

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:57:00 -0700

FDA scientists skeptical of Pfizer request to drop Chantix's bolded suicide warning

WASHINGTON - Federal regulators say Pfizer has provided low-quality evidence to support its request to remove a bold-letter warning from its anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behaviour. Read more

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:28:38 -0700

Safety groups push FDA to strengthen warning label on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix

WASHINGTON - Public safety advocates are asking the federal government to strengthen warnings on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix, even as the drugmaker prepares to argue that a bold-letter warning about ... Read more

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:49:59 -0700

FDA will ask advisers whether Chantix's bolded suicide warning should be dropped from label

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators say Pfizer has provided low-quality evidence to support its request to remove a bold-letter warning from its anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior. Read more

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:04:50 -0700

Soda May Have a Side Effect Similar to Smoking

A new study shows drinking an excessive amount of soda can age you as much as smoking. Read more

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:39:44 GMT

For National Respiratory Care Week, IntelliQuit, The World's First Stop ... - PR Newswire (press release)


For National Respiratory Care Week, IntelliQuit, The World's First Stop ...
PR Newswire (press release)
University studies have shown our Crushin' Cigarettes game reduces smoking and increases quit rates 300 percent by increasing motivation and learning2. IntelliQuit also makes a great gift for smoking friends and family," said IntelliQuit's CEO Matthew ...

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:02:44 GMT

Nurse offers advice to help people quit smoking - WANE


Nurse offers advice to help people quit smoking
WANE
The first step to end the habit is understanding a person's level of nicotine dependence and motivation to quit smoking, Hurst said. Gum, lozenges and thermal patches are safe and effective options that are available for people that want to quit ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:46:25 GMT

Can India's urban future be a healthy one? - CityMetric


Can India's urban future be a healthy one?
CityMetric
Babumia used the windfall to buy a concrete house in the village; others built their own, used the money to move away, or took the opportunity to stop breaking their backs in the fields. Many found new jobs in Film City: Babumia's five sons all work ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:55:35 GMT

10 Powerful Practices From 10 Highly Respected People - Fox Business


Fox Business

10 Powerful Practices From 10 Highly Respected People
Fox Business
There are over 7 billion people in the world. A single trait sets a small handful apart; celebrated and emulated individuals have earned something more valuable than gold. Aretha Franklin knows the answer—R.E.S.P.E.C.T.. You can command obedience, you ...

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:52:33 GMT

Sandwich Woman: Kate initiates Re-Entry into Full-Time Real Job - Telegraph.co.uk


Sandwich Woman: Kate initiates Re-Entry into Full-Time Real Job
Telegraph.co.uk
Kate Reddy, heroine of I Don't Know How She Does It – the international best-selling novel by Allison Pearson which began life as a weekly Telegraph column – was a working mother juggling a crazy job, two small children, a long-suffering husband and a ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:21:04 GMT

Blame Canada? - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Blame Canada?
Wall Street Journal
ENLARGE. Canada's flag at half staff stop the Parliament Building in Ottawa. Getty Images ... If one observes that someone who smokes four packs of cigarettes a day can expect to develop emphysema, that's an observation about causation, not a ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:42:17 GMT

Michael Sandel webchat – as it happened - The Guardian


The Guardian

Michael Sandel webchat – as it happened
The Guardian
At the end of Democracy's Discontent you say, “Since human beings are storytelling beings we are bound to rebel against the drift to storylessness.” Could you expand on this and the shared narratives we all share. Thank you again, being a math/econ ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:36:09 GMT

Anti-smoking tour arrives in Regina - Regina Leader-Post


Regina Leader-Post

Anti-smoking tour arrives in Regina
Regina Leader-Post
The tour came to Regina on Monday, setting up an information display at City Square Plaza. Tour supervisor Loïc Savage said his motivation is seeing the benefits of a smoke-free life. "(My father) used to smoke a lot, and he quit smoking to save his ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:09:57 GMT

Waltham Voices: The Smoking Challenge – Part 2 - Wicked Local Waltham


Waltham Voices: The Smoking Challenge – Part 2
Wicked Local Waltham
It continues my thoughts on the subject of smoking (focusing on acceptance of the policy against smoking in one's rented apartment and on any area of property associated with the buildings). Thoughts include my ... smoking apparatus. The toughness of ...

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:21:08 GMT

Quit challenge for mum who smoked 20-a-day since age 12 - Bury Times


Portsmouth News

Quit challenge for mum who smoked 20-a-day since age 12
Bury Times
I also didn't want them to grow up thinking that smoking is the norm. “My partner is a non-smoker and could smell smoke on my clothes, so this was another motivation to quit. “After the first week of not having a cigarette, I felt great. I'm also ...
'I'm halfway through the challenge and I'm feeling really good – my new found ...WalesOnline

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:39:00 -0700

For National Respiratory Care Week, IntelliQuit, The World's First Stop Smoking Biosensor and Platform, Is Now ...

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Respiratory Care Week in October is sponsored by the American Association of Respiratory Care, American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Society of Anesthesiologists.  Its primary care mission is to promote lung health and smoking is responsible for over 80% of all preventable lung disease and 90% of all ... Read more

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:42:34 -0700

The Sentinel commented Fewer people give up smoking in Stoke-on-Trent - after turning to...

ALMOST 1,000 fewer people have officially given up smoking in Stoke-on-Trent in the past 12 months – because of the popularity of e-cigarettes.Record numbers of people stopped smoking for at least four weeks in 2012/13 – backed by a Sentinel campaign.But new figures show 994 fewer people gave up smoking in 2013/14 to cut the total to 2,529.That is mostly being blamed on more people turning to e ... Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:01:00 -0700

This Wristband Delivers Electric Shocks When You're Slacking

In a slump? Don’t try harder. Electrocute yourself. Seriously. Read more

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:05:42 -0700

Anti-smoking tour arrives in Regina

Art Resener is one of the many who sees smoking as part of their daily routines. Read more

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:13:34 -0700

Quit challenge for mum who smoked 20-a-day since age 12

A WHITEFIELD mum who has smoked 20 cigarettes a day since the age of 12 is putting her three young children first by taking on the Stoptober challenge. Read more

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:25:24 -0700

Stoptober advice available this week

People will be able to get free advice this week to help them stop smoking this October. Read more

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 05:26:10 -0700

Blow on This! IntelliQuit, World's First Stop Smoking Biosensor and Platform Launches a Crowdfunding Campaign with ...

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliQuit, the world's first personal pocket size biosensor and ecosystem that biochemically measures tobacco consumption and severity of nicotine addiction, is now available online via Kickstarter.  Similar to a weight scale and calorie... Read more

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:43:12 -0700

5 Dos and Don???ts for Weight Loss Motivation

Stop fat shaming yourself, and try these weigh loss motivating tips. Read more

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:33:59 -0700

Parties set to square off on Nov. 4

The Denton County Democratic Party is fielding a hefty slate of candidates, both county and statewide, in an attempt to unseat Republican incumbents in the general election. Read more

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:18:50 -0700

4 good reasons to get retirement-ready

Whether or not you plan to work past age 65, get retirement-ready today, in case life events force an early workforce exit. Read more

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:22:04 GMT

Are E-Cigarettes A Public Health Hazard Or The Key To Quitting Smoking? - Huffington Post


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Are E-Cigarettes A Public Health Hazard Or The Key To Quitting Smoking?
Huffington Post
Scientific studies showing that electronic cigarettes actually help people quit smoking are few and far between. But that isn't stopping many smokers, as well as a few experts, from giving e-cigarettes the benefit of the doubt.
No ifs, no butts: UK's £100m e-cigarette industry up in smoke?RT
Unknown risks of e-cigarettes marketed to youthBillings Gazette

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:24:25 GMT

E-Cigarettes: Public Health Hazard or Key to Quit Smoking? - LiveScience.com


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E-Cigarettes: Public Health Hazard or Key to Quit Smoking?
LiveScience.com
Scientific studies showing that electronic cigarettes actually help people quit smoking are few and far between. But that isn't stopping many smokers, as well as a few experts, from giving e-cigarettes the benefit of the doubt. A new controversial ...
Dr. K: Safety of e-cigarettes unknownGreenville Daily Reflector

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:57:06 GMT

Electronic cigarettes: Can vaping help you stop smoking? - The Independent


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Electronic cigarettes: Can vaping help you stop smoking?
The Independent
Last week marked the beginning of 'Stoptober' a national NHS campaign aimed at helping Britain's 10 million smokers quit. One of the more popular methods aiding quitting is the electronic cigarette - or e-cigarette - which has seen a huge take-up among ...
Are E-Cigarettes Any Better Than Smoking?NerdWallet (blog)
The Right to VapeThe Atlantic
NY Legislation to Ban Flavored E-Cigs Will Lead to More SmokingeNews Park Forest

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:39:36 GMT

Lengthy E-Cigarette Warnings Add Confusion To Products' Purpose: Are They A ... - Medical Daily


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Lengthy E-Cigarette Warnings Add Confusion To Products' Purpose: Are They A ...
Medical Daily
The American Lung Association issued a recent statement calling out speculative research that suggests e-cigarettes can be used to help smokers quit. E-cigarettes are not only an ineffective smoking cessation tool, but in many cases they are just as ...
Big Tobacco Is Putting Scarier Warnings On E-Cigarettes Than On Some ...Business Insider

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:06:07 GMT

LIVE WELL: The perks of quitting tobacco - Stillwater News Press


LIVE WELL: The perks of quitting tobacco
Stillwater News Press
Tobacco is the single most preventable cause of death and disease in the United States, killing more than alcohol, auto accidents, AIDS, suicide, murders and illegal drugs combined. Similarly, more than 600,000 people die worldwide each year from ...

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:44:51 GMT

Stoptober: Five ways to kick your smoking habit - CITY A.M.


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Stoptober: Five ways to kick your smoking habit
CITY A.M.
Force thoughts of cigarettes to the back of your mind and go to battle with your cravings – not the most sophistocated approach, but it has worked for millions of people. Cons: By calling on reserves of “willpower” you are acknowledging that by ...
Stoptober: Nottinghamshire man built patio to distract from cigarette cravingsNottingham Post
Stoptober – seven stop smoking tips that actually workMetro
'My kids think it's great I've quit'Plymouth Herald
Bath Chronicle -Canterbury Times
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:20:48 GMT

Regular smokes may be worse; e-cigs no panacea: Front Burner - Orlando Sentinel


Regular smokes may be worse; e-cigs no panacea: Front Burner
Orlando Sentinel
While public-health experts want e-cigarettes to be used as a quitting or "harm reduction" tool for hard-core smokers who could not quit otherwise, they also do not want e-cigarettes to induce nicotine addiction and provide a gateway to cigarettes ...

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:01:32 GMT

Quitting: Use more of tobacco taxes on smoking prevention, cessation - Pacific Daily News


Quitting: Use more of tobacco taxes on smoking prevention, cessation
Pacific Daily News
As of August, GovGuam had collected $10.16 million in cigarette taxes. That means Guam bought about 533,000 more packs of cigarettes than they did a year ago, or a total of 3.38 million packs. Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:52:01 GMT

Va. health agency launching quit smoking campaign - WAVY-TV


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Va. health agency launching quit smoking campaign
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A high school student, who preferred not to be identified, smokes a cigarette in a de facto smoking area just off the property of Lewis-Palmer High School, in Monument, Colo., Thursday Feb. 20, 2014. A proposal to raise the tobacco age to 21 in ...
Business Protocol: Quit smoking to get aheadBoston Herald

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:17:10 GMT

Quitting smoking may make you stronger, Israeli study says - The Times of Israel


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Quitting smoking may make you stronger, Israeli study says
The Times of Israel
Despite the well-documented weight gain, stubbing out cigarettes for good has proven health benefits for most of the body. In addition to reducing the risk of cancer, heart disease, and many other ailments, quitting has been shown to improve bone health.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:54:09 -0700

Phillip Morris May Enter E-Cigarette Market

Phillip Morris has patent approved for an e-cigarette that uses tobacco and can log the user's smoking habits to incentivize quitting. Read more

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:19:29 -0700

Defending the First Amendment since 1911 | The independent student newspaper of Texas State University

Cigarette commercials should not be so extreme. Although the harmful effects of cigarette smoke are not exaggerated, modern anti-cigarette campaign advertisements usually pick the worst-case scenarios. To add insult to injury, advertisers plaster the faces of the victims all over television. Read more

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:40:33 -0700

Vaping vs. Big Tobacco

Oliver Kershaw says that if Big Tobacco is given monopoly of e-cigarette products, public health will suffer. Read more

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:44:22 -0700

Quitting: Use more of tobacco taxes on smoking prevention, cessation

Guam has the highest rate of tobacco consumption among all U.S. states and territories, according to the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center. Pacific Daily News file photo Read more

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:15:00 -0700

Philly cigarette tax a boon for Bucks border businesses

Stores along the Bensalem-Philadelphia border report that cigarette sales are up since the new $2 Philly tax took effect Oct. 1. Read more

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:00:05 -0700

Don't let e-cigarettes get stubbed out

Public health will suffer if Big Tobacco gets monopoly of e-cigarette products, vapor fan says. Read more

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:27:00 -0700

E-cigarette legislation coming this fall

Stellarton shop owner says attempts by province to put vaping in the same category as tobacco ‘horrible’ Read more

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:26:28 -0700

Blu E-Cigarette Review: New Market Competitor Showcases its Huge Financial Investment

With 2.1 million estimated electronic cigarette users in Great Britain, the market has quickly become saturated with big businesses spending millions on marketing to appeal to smokers and ex-smokers alike. Read more

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:09:39 -0700

Chadwick hopes to decrease teen smoking by raising age to buy tobacco products, e-cigarettes

The proposal also would add e-cigarettes to the list of products banned indoors under Columbia's 2006 indoor air policy. But e-cigarette activists say it's unfair to demonize a device that can help smokers quit. Read more Read more

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 05:25:09 -0700

Chadwick hopes to decrease teen smoking by raising age to buy tobbaco products, e-cigarettes

The proposal also would add e-cigarettes to the list of products banned indoors under Columbia's 2006 indoor air policy. But e-cigarette activists say its unfair to demonize a device that can help smokers quit. Read more Read more

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