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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.
Pros: Allen Carr used to smoke 100 a day, until he stopped. Just like that. The penny dropped when he realised that focusing on distant, abstract negatives such as cancer don't help. Instead, he explains in his international bestseller Easy Way to Stop ...
Stoptober: How I stopped smoking for goodThe Independent
Stoptober – seven stop smoking tips that actually workMetro
It's Stoptober: Be inspired by readers' tips to beat the addiction and share ...ChronicleLive
Mid Devon Gazette
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:02:27 GMT

UW Health to stop selling sugary drinks - Madison.com


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UW Health to stop selling sugary drinks
Madison.com
UW Health plans to stop selling sugar-sweetened beverages by the end of the year, becoming one of the first health care organizations in Wisconsin to eliminate sugary drinks as a way of encouraging patients, employees and visitors to consume healthier ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:52:00 GMT

The Burmese do so much heroin that syringes are used for currency - Washington Post


The Burmese do so much heroin that syringes are used for currency
Washington Post
And even if the government didn't look the other way, or actively participate in the drug production, it couldn't possibly enforce laws in Kachin State. “Where we live, police can barely reach us,” one local expert told GlobalPost. “In many villages ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:28:42 GMT

Ghosts in the Ham House - Eater


Ghosts in the Ham House
Eater
Maybe they'd go for some of the last few slices of her twenty-one-month prosciutto-style ham, or some tangy, sagey souse on whole wheat, or maybe the hickory-smoked, unaged Preacher hams ("nothin' but the best for the preacher on Sunday," reads Newsom ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:51:26 GMT

Smoking: Critical Health Issue For LGBT Michiganders - pride source.com


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Smoking: Critical Health Issue For LGBT Michiganders
pride source.com
Echoing national findings, most participants in this study initiated tobacco use before the age of 18 and nearly every participant reported a desire to quit or have attempted quitting during their smoking history. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:37:13 GMT

Ritual Is the Cult Movie You Need on Halloween - io9


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Ritual Is the Cult Movie You Need on Halloween
io9
In Mickey Keating's 2013 meta-horror thriller extravaganza Ritual, the awesomely-named Lisa Marie Summerscales plays Lovely, resident of South Texas, whose turn ons include smoking at the beach, cruising dive bars and picking up guys with more prison ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:06:38 GMT

The Genetic Test That Could Transform Breast Cancer Care - Huffington Post


The Genetic Test That Could Transform Breast Cancer Care
Huffington Post
But if genome sequencing costs keep going down and knowledge about breast cancer risk genes keeps going up as it has, breast cancer prevention could start as early as birth, according to the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. “The ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:12:29 GMT

Help me become an addict - Spectator.co.uk


Spectator.co.uk

Help me become an addict
Spectator.co.uk
I feel a faint but ineradicable disapproval of people who can't stop eating, smoking, drinking or injecting themselves with heroin, while knowing that this reaction is not only harsh, but must be ignorant. I half suspect people just need to get a grip ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:56:08 GMT

The 6 Golden Rules of a Healthy Grocery Cart - U.S. News & World Report (blog)


The 6 Golden Rules of a Healthy Grocery Cart
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
The giveaway to a cart that's lacking nutrient density is one that lacks color. Research suggests color is what gives fruits and vegetables many of their amazing benefits including prevention of certain cancers, neurological conditions and stroke. A ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:21:53 GMT

Zippo fires up Bradford: Not far by car - The Patriot-News - PennLive.com


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Zippo fires up Bradford: Not far by car
The Patriot-News - PennLive.com
Two years ago, the 500 millionth Zippo lighter rolled off the production line. And although the iconic lighters are sold in 160 countries, every one of them was made in Bradford, Pennsylvania, where Zippo began 82 years ago. zippo-IMG_3855.jpg View ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:51:52 -0700

MTV orders a full season of the ‘Scream’ remake

MTV executives are investing in the horror genre and have picked up a full season of the Scream remake. The 10-episode order has been a long time coming for the TV remake. Seeing as it was all the way back in June 2012 that we first heard of the MTV adaptation. And although the journey […] The post MTV orders a full season of the ‘Scream’ remake appeared first on Hypable . Read more

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700

UW Health to stop selling sugary drinks

UW Health plans to stop selling sugar-sweetened beverages by the end of the year, becoming one of the first health care organizations in Wisconsin to eliminate sugary drinks as a way of encouraging patients, employees and visitors to consume healthier alternatives. Read more

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:57:06 -0700

Six footballing excuses to rival Tottenham's tiny pitch

A small pitch is all well and good, but it has nothing on some of the excuses used in football down the years. Read more

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:03:56 -0700
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

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:52:32 -0700

All 289 Eminem Songs, Ranked

Fifteen years ago, the American public was introduced to Marshall Mathers, Eminem, and Slim Shady, a triptych of manic personalities whose interests included raising hell, making enemies, and sticking nine-inch nails through each one of their eyelids... 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

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

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:49:00 -0700

Here lie 47 epitaphs written by readers in the 90s

In 1991 the Star asked readers what they would put on their tombstones. 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

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June 19, 2012 by  
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:44:15 GMT

Sense Of Emergency: Gwenno Interviewed - The Quietus


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Sense Of Emergency: Gwenno Interviewed
The Quietus
It's been a long day, waking at 5.15 am and leaving my lodgings in London. Train to Cardiff, renting a car and driving on the opposite side of the road for the .... I'd like to move towards something more hypnotic and rhythmic rather than song-based ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:22:14 GMT

'I work in Greggs by day but I'm a demonologist by night': Meet the people ... - Irish Mirror


Irish Mirror

'I work in Greggs by day but I'm a demonologist by night': Meet the people ...
Irish Mirror
TV director and writer Simon Ludgate, 57, lives in Ealing, West London. He also works as a shaman and ... It's like going in a state of hypnosis. I feel very relaxed. ... When I first started out, quite a few of my friends stopped talking to me. It was ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:36:31 GMT

ISIS could prompt what millions of refugees didn't - Al-Arabiya


ISIS could prompt what millions of refugees didn't
Al-Arabiya
Once more, Turkey is leading the calls for the establishment a no-fly zone, this time in northern Syria, to protect the Kurds, other minorities, and the Syrian opposition and to put a stop to the refugee flow into Turkey. The same anxieties about the ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:55:13 GMT

Hallowe'en Week: Into Darkness - Doctor Who UK Webzine


Hallowe'en Week: Into Darkness
Doctor Who UK Webzine
Ian and Barbara are in awe of the TARDIS and its mysterious pilot; Susan is unhappy that she has to move on from 1960s London and venture back into time and space. Even though travelling the universe is incredible, the unknown looms large over ... The ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:01:41 GMT

theartsdesk Q&A: Choreographer Akram Khan - The Arts Desk


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theartsdesk Q&A: Choreographer Akram Khan
The Arts Desk
Acknowledged as a truly great dancer, he's a master of the classical Indian Kathak form that he trained in, and also supremely gifted at blending it with other movement vocabularies to create a personal signature style of elemental force, He creates ...

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:00:34 GMT

Christopher Green & Sarah Waters: "He does stage hypnotism, through song. He ... - The Independent


The Independent

Christopher Green & Sarah Waters: "He does stage hypnotism, through song. He ...
The Independent
She lives in south London. I first became aware of Christopher's work a long time ago – maybe as many as 14 years ago. It was through Duckie, the queerish cabaret collective he's a part of. I remember attending a walking tour he did around east London ...

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:55:33 GMT

Dream Baby Dream: Unsound Festival Reviewed - The Quietus


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Dream Baby Dream: Unsound Festival Reviewed
The Quietus
You'll want to go back, they said, you'll never want to leave. They were right. ..... This is what makes this more than Factory Floor and TG members trying their hand at Sandwell District techno - it's weirdly hypnotic, restrained, selfish even - when ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:34:34 GMT

The 11 Best Horror Film Scores to Haunt You This Halloween - Indie Wire


The 11 Best Horror Film Scores to Haunt You This Halloween
Indie Wire
Note: We only included scores that were exclusively written for the film, so no "Tubular Bells" from "The Exorcist," no "An American Werewolf in London" (which makes gleefully ironic use of upbeat songs with "moon" in the title, clever clever). We also ...

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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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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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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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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 ...

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:24:10 GMT

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


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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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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


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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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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:24:54 GMT

How to stop smoking, for good - BT.com


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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 ...
Southport smokers kicking the habit thanks to StoptoberSouthport Visiter
Stoptober: Smokers across Staffordshire encouraged to stub it out!Stoke Sentinel

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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 in Lincolnshire: Give up cigs with help from campaign backed by Al ...Grimsby Telegraph
Cambridge News -Metro
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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:36:39 GMT

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


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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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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:12:53 GMT

Ask Amy: If I kick my son out for smoking pot, he might quit school - San Jose Mercury News


Ask Amy: If I kick my son out for smoking pot, he might quit school
San Jose Mercury News
DEAR AMY: My 18-year-old son started college this year. He has a part-time job and is paying for a new car to drive to school 30 miles from home. He lives at home, but he makes bad choices by smoking pot. I have asked him to stop, but he chooses to ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:02:27 GMT

UW Health to stop selling sugary drinks - Madison.com


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UW Health to stop selling sugary drinks
Madison.com
The new policy, which comes six years after UW Hospital banned smoking, is one way UW Health can help curb the epidemics of obesity and diabetes, Allen said. “We can't control the choices people make, but we're trying to set a good example,” Allen said.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:23:17 GMT

Meth lab found in smoking backpack - Lancaster Eagle Gazette


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Meth lab found in smoking backpack
Lancaster Eagle Gazette
LANCASTER – A methamphetamine lab was found at a residence in the 900 block of Fay Avenue on Tuesday just before 3 a.m., according to police reports. A 911 call was made at 2:45 a.m. from the residence by a woman who said she wanted police to stop ...

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:14:54 -0700

Get all the SUPPORT to quit you need

Team want to encourage as many people as possible to take up challenge 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

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

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

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

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

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

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:43:39 -0700

Carmarthenshire urged to give up smoking as Stoptober campaign starts

Will you stop smoking in October? EXPERTS claim stop smoking for 28 days and you are five times more likely to stop for good. Wednesday October 1 sees the start of Stoptober - a new campaign aimed to help people stub out cigarettes for good. Read more

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

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:21:33 GMT

Hernando's events for Oct. 31 - Tampabay.com


Hernando's events for Oct. 31
Tampabay.com
'Tools to Quit' smoking cessation program: This free two-hour program is offered by the Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center and the Florida Department of Health. Learn strategies and skills for quitting and receive nicotine replacement therapy ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:50:24 GMT

Pot Lies Being Used to Justify Police Shootings of Young Black and Brown Men ... - Westword (blog)


Westword (blog)

Pot Lies Being Used to Justify Police Shootings of Young Black and Brown Men ...
Westword (blog)
A case in point is a recent study out of the University of Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions that found weed-smoking couples are less apt to engage in domestic violence than those who use alcohol. In James's view, anti-pot ... "We ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:13:21 GMT

Patients at High-Risk for Lung Cancer Are More Likely to Receive Screening ... - Marketwired (press release)


Patients at High-Risk for Lung Cancer Are More Likely to Receive Screening ...
Marketwired (press release)
The survey results showed that 48 percent (102) of respondents knew three or more of the six guideline components for LDCT screening, including who to screen, the recommended screening intervals and when to start or stop screening. Twenty-four percent ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:59:53 GMT

In New England, a Republican Surge - Wall Street Journal


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In New England, a Republican Surge
Wall Street Journal
“The amount of money on the other side is trying to distort reality, trying to prevent people from understanding and seeing clearly what's at stake,” Mrs. Clinton said, adding that “from my perspective it shouldn't even really be a race. It should not ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:06:48 GMT

Smoking in lifts another problem - The Straits Times


Smoking in lifts another problem
The Straits Times
We have sent e-mail messages to the town council and National Environment Agency over several months, but nothing has been done. We were told the smoker would be warned, but that has not stopped him from continuing his habit. People will behave ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:13:32 GMT

Parents are the first line of defense in war on opiate abuse - Agoura Hills Acorn


Parents are the first line of defense in war on opiate abuse
Agoura Hills Acorn
Hosted by the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, the Oct. 15 Conejo Valley Community Drug Forum gave parents the opportunity to hear firsthand from addicts and the families of addicts. The most powerful moment came when a Westlake High School student ...

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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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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:44:44 GMT

Homewood gears up for marijuana forum: Featured speaker, drug policy expert ... - AL.com


Homewood gears up for marijuana forum: Featured speaker, drug policy expert ...
AL.com
Just as with alcohol and tobacco, most chronic marijuana users who attempt to stop 'cold turkey' will experience an array of withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, restlessness, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and/or cravings. ... The main ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:30:03 GMT

A few changes considered - Today's Zaman


A few changes considered
Today's Zaman
Not so very long ago I wrote a piece complaining about some of the fools who write on the several forums on the Internet that cater to the expat community in Turkey. I daresay that similar forums exist for expats living in ... Forbidding them ...

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:35:13 GMT

If It Tastes Good to Kids, Ban It - Reason


If It Tastes Good to Kids, Ban It
Reason
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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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:00:00 -0700

Patients at High-Risk for Lung Cancer Are More Likely to Receive Screening When Primary Care Provider Is Familiar With ...

Patients at high-risk for developing lung cancer are more likely to receive low-dose computed tomography screening when their primary care provider is familiar with guideline recommendations for LDCT screening ... Read more

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:07:00 -0700

Health insurance or a headache?

Ravi Subramanian, 63, was admitted to a Kolkata-based hospital for detection of pneumonia, since he had shown several symptoms of the lung condition. Read more

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 05:53:03 -0700

Things you should know before buying a health policy

Health insurance has almost 23 per cent market share in the general insurance space. Read more

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:19:37 -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

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

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

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:23:30 -0700

How heroin claimed the life of a cop's daughter

Colonie When Patty Farrell discovered the lifeless body of her 18-year-old daughter, Laree, on that terrible spring morning, dead of a heroin overdose in her upstairs bedroom in the tidy bungalow they shared, shock turned to grief and gave way to a flood of emotions. "I was so sad at first, and then I got angry because I felt betrayed," Farrell said. "I trusted her and believed she had stopped ... 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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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:04:27 GMT

Living Longer, Healthier Lives with Resveratrol - ProHealth


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Living Longer, Healthier Lives with Resveratrol
ProHealth
Back in 2003, longevity scientists became excited when the natural, plant-derived compound resveratrol was found to extend the life span of yeast cells by as much as 70%.1 What got scientists so interested was that the gene expression changes induced ...

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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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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:36:39 GMT

Should I get treatment for the menopause? - The Guardian


The Guardian

Should I get treatment for the menopause?
The Guardian
Hot flushes – the unpleasant experience of heat swarming over the upper body, causing drenching sweats and skin flushing, followed by palpitations – are worst in the year after periods stop and is the symptom most likely to make women seek help. HRT ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:09:34 GMT

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


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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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:09:33 GMT

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The New York Times
New York Times (blog)
As most government employees were heading home from work on Wednesday night, and many Americans were tuning in to the World Series, two Belgian Malinois were on the job at the White House. ... Now the good news: The intruder was stopped. .... A federal ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:13:32 GMT

The task of tracking ChikV - Trinidad Guardian


Trinidad Guardian

The task of tracking ChikV
Trinidad Guardian
He's made a career of applying geographic information systems (GIS) to the complex interrelationships between human and natural resources. “When I ... First, as a one-stop resource for official chikungunya numbers, the online tracker seeks to cut out ...

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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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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:09:20 GMT

Acupuncture, Chinese herbal remedies help clients find relief from ailments, pain - LubbockOnline.com


Acupuncture, Chinese herbal remedies help clients find relief from ailments, pain
LubbockOnline.com
The majority of clients come in for treatment of pain. Many seek a remedy for sinus conditions. Others try acupuncture to quit smoking, lose weight or fight headaches. “A lot of people are seeking a natural treatment in order to reduce the number of ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:01:34 GMT

Lasting relief - Chiropractic Economics


Lasting relief
Chiropractic Economics
It becomes most common between the ages of 30 and 50, in part because of lost bone strength and muscle flexibility due to aging.1 Other risk factors include obesity, weight gain from pregnancy, smoking, poor general and working posture, stress ...

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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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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:06:16 GMT

Experts update stroke prevention guidelines - Reuters UK


Experts update stroke prevention guidelines
Reuters UK
Together with traditional measures like smoking cessation aids, medications and surgeries, the updated recommendations can help people substantially reduce the risk of stroke, said Dr. James Meschia, who led the group that wrote the new guidelines for ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:21:33 GMT

Hernando's events for Oct. 31 - Tampabay.com


Hernando's events for Oct. 31
Tampabay.com
'Tools to Quit' smoking cessation program: This free two-hour program is offered by the Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center and the Florida Department of Health. Learn strategies and skills for quitting and receive nicotine replacement therapy ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:25:07 GMT

Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20 - KTVZ


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Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20
KTVZ
According to the American Cancer Society, most success comes from utilizing two or more of the following tools; encouragement and support from friends and family members, telephone smoking-cessation hotlines, stop-smoking groups, online quit groups, ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:37:13 GMT

Ritual Is the Cult Movie You Need on Halloween - io9


io9

Ritual Is the Cult Movie You Need on Halloween
io9
In Mickey Keating's 2013 meta-horror thriller extravaganza Ritual, the awesomely-named Lisa Marie Summerscales plays Lovely, resident of South Texas, whose turn ons include smoking at the beach, cruising dive bars and picking up guys with more prison ...

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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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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:37:55 GMT

Amazon Warriors Did Indeed Fight and Die Like Men - National Geographic


National Geographic

Amazon Warriors Did Indeed Fight and Die Like Men
National Geographic
They smoked pot, covered their skin with tattoos, rode horses, and fought as hard as the guys. Legends sprang up like weeds. They cut ... The women were also buried with knives and daggers and tools. So burial with masculine-seeming grave .... They ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:26:40 GMT

DHEC: SC infant mortality rate declines - WMBF


DHEC: SC infant mortality rate declines
WMBF
"By collaborating with DHEC and other organizations we will continue working to reduce the toll of preterm birth-the leading cause of infant death-by focusing our efforts on smoking cessation, reducing disparities and improving health between pregnancies."

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:13:38 GMT

Record numbers quit during Stoptober - The Northern Echo


The Northern Echo

Record numbers quit during Stoptober
The Northern Echo
This year smokers could access a range of free tools to help them quit as well as the encouragement and support from thousands of people quitting together through Stoptober social media channels. For more information visit stoptober.smokefree.nhs.uk.

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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

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:56:51 -0700

Experts update stroke prevention guidelines

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Tools for preventing strokes include a healthy diet, home blood pressure monitoring and an online stroke-risk estimator, according to updated guidelines issued Wednesday by a leading heart health organization. Together with traditional measures like smoking cessation aids, medications and surgeries, the updated recommendations can help people substantially ... 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

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

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:58:24 -0700

Record numbers quit during Stoptober

A RECORD number of North-East smokers have been inspired to quit as part of this year’s 28-day Stoptober challenge. Read more

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:42:15 -0700

Embargoed AJPH Research: Promoting Food on Facebook, Trauma From 'Stop and Frisk,' Soda and Cell Aging

In this month's release, find studies about social media's impact on marketing nutrition-poor foods to youth; 'stop and frisk' policing impacts on mental health; and connections between soda consumption and cellular aging. Read more

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:56:00 -0700

Police car side-swiped during chase

A 20-year-old man has admitted 11 charges related to a car chase after the police dropped a charge of assault on a female officer using a car as a weapon. 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

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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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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:10:39 GMT

Tech professor researches nicotine addiction vaccine - Virginia Tech Collegiate Times


Tech professor researches nicotine addiction vaccine
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times
Instead of stopping a smoker's addiction to nicotine, the patch gives them a dose of the chemical, just like a cigarette would. While it does this without the hazardous smoke of a cigarette, it also does not stop nicotine addiction. It still releases ...

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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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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
Thousands sign up to Stoptober, numbers seeking help to quit soarNew Zealand Doctor Online
Dad Andrew takes up Stoptober challenge for sake of 13-month-old EvieWalesOnline
Milton Keynes MKWeb (blog)
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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, ...

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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 ...
Bath people sign up to Stoptober to quit smokingBath Chronicle
Stoptober: How I stopped smoking for goodThe Independent
It's Stoptober: Be inspired by readers' tips to beat the addiction and share ...ChronicleLive
WalesOnline -Canterbury Times
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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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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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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:07:30 GMT

Local group may have piece of Earhart plane - The News Journal


The News Journal

Local group may have piece of Earhart plane
The News Journal
You won't hear me talking about smoking guns. My job is to do the research and present what we've learned. And it's up to the individual to decide what that means." ... Then a TIGHAR researcher suggested they look at a patch affixed to the airplane to ...

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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

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 21:05:07 -0700
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:45:33 -0700

Suggestions offered for a smashing Hallloween

EDITOR: Your five Halloween imperatives and deliverables: Read more

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:59:42 -0700
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:40:32 -0700

Stroke victim's heartfelt warning to smokers

Julie "Jewels" McKenna has a message for smokers: "If you want to have a stroke, then light up another smoke." 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

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0700

The harvest of a season

In the beginning, Karrina Campos didn’t look like a farmer at all, not in her shiny black boots and snug jeans. 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 ...

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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 ...
Ask Doctor KDaily Journal Online

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:13:54 GMT

Want to Quit Smoking? Acupuncture Can Help You With Cravings - Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic


Want to Quit Smoking? Acupuncture Can Help You With Cravings
Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
Some people try acupuncture because they cannot tolerate the drugs used for tobacco cessation.. Unlike prescription medications, acupuncture has no side effects. In fact, it is very common to notice side benefits like improvements in sleep or mood ...

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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 India

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:29:03 GMT

Adopt A Mediterranean Diet To Reduce Risk Of First-Time Stroke - Medical Daily


Adopt A Mediterranean Diet To Reduce Risk Of First-Time Stroke
Medical Daily
So in a bid to educate people of healthier lifestyle alternatives, the American Heart Association has come up with revised guidelines that suggest adopting Mediterranean or DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension)-style diets, regularly engaging ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:22:36 GMT

Legally High at a Colorado Campus - New York Times


Legally High at a Colorado Campus
New York Times
In a typical program for experienced smokers, students answer questions adapted from a widely used index of alcohol-related problems: Has the student ever passed out after using? Got into a fight? But they aren't asked about eating too much, coughing ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:26:51 GMT

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Outcomes Worse in Smokers - Renal and Urology News


Renal and Urology News

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Outcomes Worse in Smokers
Renal and Urology News
Dr. Zelefsky's team cited research findings showing that upwards of 50% of smokers with cancer continue to smoke after their diagnosis, and PSA relapse rates are higher among those who do not quit. They also noted that among those who continue to smoke ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:12:29 GMT

Help me become an addict - Spectator.co.uk


Spectator.co.uk

Help me become an addict
Spectator.co.uk
I feel a faint but ineradicable disapproval of people who can't stop eating, smoking, drinking or injecting themselves with heroin, while knowing that this reaction is not only harsh, but must be ignorant. I half suspect people just need ... Everybody ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:33:29 GMT

Most things we put in our bodies have side effects - TriCities.com


Most things we put in our bodies have side effects
TriCities.com
Perhaps that would be a good alternative for those who are trying to quit smoking cigarettes. That would be another subject that you would need to talk over with your health care provider. Make sure you are getting information from individuals who do ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:09:27 GMT

Park revival takes root - Portland Tribune


Portland Tribune

Park revival takes root
Portland Tribune
Just to be on the safe side, she's also looking into tents to cover the performers, and maybe something that can easily be erected and taken down to shelter the small crowds who come to hear the music. Jacobs says ... For decades the park, with its ...

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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

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

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

Does This Spell the End for the Electronic Cigarette?

Source National Health Interview Survey via Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The last 50 years can arguably be chalked up as a modest victory for the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention with regard 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

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

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 07:19:35 -0700

FDA weighs removing bolded warning from Chantix

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration will ask a panel of experts later this week whether a bold-letter warning on the anti-smoking drug Chantix should be removed based on company-supported evidence that the drug does not cause suicidal behavior. Read more

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:56:50 GMT

How will cinema deal with IS? - BBC News


BBC News

How will cinema deal with IS?
BBC News
... and the video game Grand Theft Auto and used them in their promotional trailers, they could be accused of beating Hollywood at its own game, so much so that the Guardian declared that, “the regime may have outlawed music, singing, smoking and ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:37:07 GMT

Smokers quit habit after taking clinic's 5-day program: High success rate ... - Pacific Daily News


Smokers quit habit after taking clinic's 5-day program: High success rate ...
Pacific Daily News
... Angeline David shared some of their knowledge and expertise. To help participants cope with tobacco withdrawal, program facilitators shared practical ways of replacing the habit, fighting cravings and increasing motivation. ... if they applied the ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:10:38 GMT

What is Alzheimer's disease? - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader


What is Alzheimer's disease?
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
In one way or another, almost every one of us has been touched by Alzheimer's disease. It is unquestionably one of the most trying things family members and caretakers deal with when a loved one is afflicted. Today, though, medicine is making great ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:27:33 GMT

TO YOUR HEALTH: Oct. 29 - Wicked Local Plymouth


TO YOUR HEALTH: Oct. 29
Wicked Local Plymouth
BID-Plymouth will present diabetes information from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Plymouth Council on Aging, 44 Nook Road, Plymouth. Experts in their field will discuss various topics around diabetes, such as what's new in diabetes ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:07:51 GMT

Stop thinking positively and start thinking like this instead - The i100


Stop thinking positively and start thinking like this instead
The i100
The adage that if you think positively you can achieve your goals is well known. But according to a new book from Gabriele Oettingen, it's also wrong. As the New York University professor of psychology and author of Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside ...

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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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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:12:38 GMT

Person of Interest "Pretenders" Review: Let's Be Cops - TV.com


TV.com

Person of Interest "Pretenders" Review: Let's Be Cops
TV.com
A man from Chicago known as "The Armorer" was looking to tilt the balance of power in that war-torn city with some new firepower, but good old Elias wanted to prevent him from doing so. "The Armorer" ..... I laughed out loud at the screeching, tire ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:07:49 GMT

Rugby greats reward Stoptober quitters with tickets to international - WalesOnline


WalesOnline

Rugby greats reward Stoptober quitters with tickets to international
WalesOnline
That's all it takes. Think like an ex-smoker and think of how you are feeling better, both health and financially and don't go back.” Dan said it is also really important for families and loved ones to keep motivating quitters by congratulation them ...

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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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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:39:31 GMT

Resolutions and New Year Beginnings: 5 Tips - Onislam.net


Onislam.net

Resolutions and New Year Beginnings: 5 Tips
Onislam.net
Common resolutions include cutting down on chocolate/weight, quit smoking, getting in shape, etc. A lot involves ... Knowing that Allah will reward you both in this world and the hereafter should re-stimulate that motivation that you need to accomplish ...

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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, 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

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

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:02:23 -0700

What is Alzheimer’s disease?

In one way or another, almost every one of us has been touched by Alzheimer's disease. It is unquestionably one of the most trying things family members and caretakers deal with when a loved one is afflicted. Today, though, medicine is making great strides in identifying the nature of the disease and risk factors for its development and... 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

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

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

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:14:17 -0700

4 good reasons to get retirement-ready today

Whether or not you plan to work past age 65, get retirement-ready as early as possible, in case life events force an early exit from the workforce. 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


RT

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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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 ...
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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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:39:06 GMT

E-Cigarettes: A Helpful Tool To Quit Or Just A Load Of Hot Air? - Neon Nettle


E-Cigarettes: A Helpful Tool To Quit Or Just A Load Of Hot Air?
Neon Nettle
Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are now being banned in more and more places. 'E- smoking' is no longer allowed on any form of public transport and coffee shops and public buildings are now following suit. While there are less harmful substances ...

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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.
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 – seven stop smoking tips that actually workMetro
Bath people sign up to Stoptober to quit smokingBath Chronicle
STOPTOBER: 9 tips to help you quit smoking this monthCanterbury Times
Birmingham Mail -The Independent
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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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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, 30 Oct 2014 07:31:39 GMT

North Carolina Cigarette Plant to Switch to Producing Batteries - Triple Pundit


Triple Pundit

North Carolina Cigarette Plant to Switch to Producing Batteries
Triple Pundit
The North Carolina plant used to manufacture a billion cigarettes annually. However, smoking is not as popular and many Americans are either smoking less or quitting altogether. Years ago, Phillip Morris stopped producing cigarettes at the plant. Now ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:51:26 GMT

Smoking: Critical Health Issue For LGBT Michiganders - pride source.com


pride source.com

Smoking: Critical Health Issue For LGBT Michiganders
pride source.com
Echoing national findings, most participants in this study initiated tobacco use before the age of 18 and nearly every participant reported a desire to quit or have attempted quitting during their smoking history. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause ...

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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, 29 Oct 2014 21:53:57 GMT

The Latest Reason Not to Smoke: It's Bad for the Environment - NationSwell


EE Times India

The Latest Reason Not to Smoke: It's Bad for the Environment
NationSwell
Modern cigarette manufacturing machines use more than six kilometers of paper per hour. The best solution for both you and the planet? Quitting. But of course, that's much easier said than done. Some companies are developing biodegradable butts and ...
Why you should take the smoke-free home pledgePerry County Tribune (registration)
Smoking without tar: Looking inside e-cigaretteEE Times India

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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

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

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

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

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:40:10 -0700

Tobacco giant British American in push to make e-cigarettes 'medicine' in Australia: health advocates concerned

Tobacco giant British American has been lobbying the Therapeutic Goods Administration to introduce an electronic cigarette into Australia, describing it as a "medicine". 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

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