how can you stop smoking
Stoptober: The numbers you need to help you stop smoking
The mass quitting challenge saw thousands of people successfully stop smoking in 2013 and the organisers are hoping to reproduce the same result this year. Anyone who does choose to quit will join the 32 per cent of Brits who are ex-smokers, while ...
Stoptober – seven stop smoking tips that actually work
Stoptober: Can you stop smoking during October?
NHS advice on how to ensure you stop smoking for good
Stoptober: How I stopped smoking for good
I have conquered several bad habits in my lifetime - chief among them a love of expensive moisturiser, eating with my fingers and promiscuity - but nothing felt quite the same as stopping smoking. I am using the word stopping deliberately; giving up ...
The People's Pharmacy: Stop-smoking drug has hidden dangers
Colorado Springs Gazette
Anything that can help people stop smoking would seem like a terrific public health benefit. That's why there has been so much enthusiasm for drugs such as varenicline (Chantix). The Food and Drug Administration approved this medication in 2006 to help ...
Stop-smoking drug has hidden dangers
Local heroes pledge support for Stoptober as they bid to quit smoking in 28 ...
Today marks the start of Stoptober, the 28-day quit smoking challenge, and Stop Smoking Wales has launched new figures which show just how much the opinions of loved ones and family members mean to the 690,000 smokers in Wales. Public Health ...
If you quit smoking now this is what will happen
THE longer you give up smoking for, the better it is for your health. The benefits will begin within minutes and the harm caused by smoking will gradually reduce once you have smoked your last cigarette. Liz Wearne who works for Plymouth's Stop Smoking ...
Stop smoking. Join Samantha Page and Steve Packer
When Samantha Page started smoking at 13 years old, she did it to impress a boy. Now, 33 years old, she smokes between 20-25 cigarettes a day, a mixture of roll-ups and pre-made cigarettes. Samantha has tried to give up in the past but hasn't made it ...
Fewer people give up smoking in Stoke-on-Trent - after turning to e-cigarettes
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.
Western Daily Press
Stoptober starts today - are you quitting smoking and alcohol for 31 days?
Western Daily Press
Assistant mayor for health councillor Gus Hoyt said: “Thousands of Bristol people have received help to stop smoking from this essential service since it began. The impact on your health from smoking is well documented so anything we can do to improve ...
Simon takes 28-day Stoptober challenge in bid to quit smoking
Caerphilly County Borough Council worker Simon Wedge is among 22% of adults in Caerphilly county borough who smoke, but he is joining thousands of smokers across Wales in signing up for Stoptober – a 28-day challenge to give up smoking from ...
Stoptober: can 28-day health campaign help smokers quit?
The Week UK
It is a government campaign in which smokers are encouraged to give up cigarettes for 28 days during October. Research shows that those who stop smoking for 28 days are five times more likely to stay smoke-free, says Public Health England. The 190,000 ...
As we enter an October of abstinence, what are the latest campaigns all about - and how do we sign up? Read more
On No Smoking Day former smokers revealed their top tips on quitting... which might help those tackling Stoptober. Read how life changed for them and try the calculator game at the end of the story to get a surprise Read more
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Dr. Ron Preston and assistant Mary Lou Infinito take questions from Creekside Elementary School fifth-grade students Monday following a presentation on what tobacco smoking does to the body and how to avoid addiction. Read more
Everyone talks about the sleepless nights and countless diapers they have to change after having their first baby. The well-wishers ask about how the newborn is eating, and parents and parents-to-be discuss the pros and cons of newly fascinating topics like co-sleeping and baby wearing. Read more
Pavlov and his dogs proved conditioning shapes behavior patterns. A hundred years later, a startup called Pavlok hopes the same theory and its electroshock wristband will make us exercise, wake up on time, and stop procrastinating. Launching today on Indiegogo starting at $99, Pavlok’s app lets you set up goals like hitting the gym or avoiding social media sites, and then its… Read More Read more
STOPTOBER begins tomorrow and is hoping to help thousands of smokers to quit by encouraging them to swap smokes for jokes. Read more
Karen Thomson is quitting smoking. TO mark the NHS Smokefree Stoptober campaign, hospital worker Karen Thomson has agreed to write a column throughout the month to let us know how she gets on in her bid to quit smoking. Read more
The human body is marvellous. If you know how to harness its built-in superpowers , you can do so much more than you are right now. Use these small tricks to become a more efficient worker. More » Read more
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