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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:22:11 GMT

How Financial Incentives Could Help Pregnant Women To Stop Smoking - Huffington Post


How Financial Incentives Could Help Pregnant Women To Stop Smoking
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A researcher who showed that financial incentives could push cocaine users to stay clean is trying out the same method on pregnant women who can't stop smoking. Stephen Higgins, Ph.D., a psychiatry professor at the University of Vermont and director at ...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:44:25 GMT

Smoking grandma would rather move than quit - USA TODAY


Smoking grandma would rather move than quit
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MILFORD, Ohio — Beulah Toombs started smoking a long time ago. She isn't sure exactly when, but she was young. Maybe it was 1935, the year Babe Ruth quit playing baseball. Or maybe 1939, the year "The Grapes of Wrath" was published. But it was ...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:56:18 GMT

Nine year old asks for NHS help to quit smoking - Telegraph.co.uk


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Nine year old asks for NHS help to quit smoking
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... trendy is very high. Despite the Government's legal age for smoking is 18 years old, over 200 children, aged between 12-17 in the West Midlands have asked for support, according to Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust's Stop Smoking Service.
Primary school boy just nine begs NHS to help him kick his SMOKING habit after ...Daily Mail
Boy aged NINE rings smoking helpline because he can't afford to fund addictionMirror.co.uk
Primary school kids asking for help to quit smokingTopNews United States
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:05:58 GMT

Health Briefs: Menopause answers, quitting smoking - Helena Independent Record


Health Briefs: Menopause answers, quitting smoking
Helena Independent Record
Family Nurse Practitioner Leslie Wilson of St. Peter's Medical Group-North will focus on frequently asked questions and problems associated with menopause at a class held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, at St. Peter's Hospital. Wilson's ...

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:22:23 GMT

How to stop smoking – hints, tips, and sheer logic - Telegraph.co.uk


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How to stop smoking – hints, tips, and sheer logic
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Long term smokers have a 50:50 chance of dying before their time, and sometimes decades before. It's pretty much the riskiest legal habit you can have. So hats off to Allen Carr, the former accountant who helped millions quit smoking before succumbing ...
Signpost: Quit smokingHamilton Spectator

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:18:41 GMT

One Student's Story Of Trying To Quit Smoking Pot - Here And Now


One Student's Story Of Trying To Quit Smoking Pot
Here And Now
... marijuana long before it became legal there. She says she would like to stop smoking pot but is finding it tough to do so in a state where pot is so prevalent. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Jenny Brundin of Colorado Public Radio has her ...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:25:39 GMT

Smoke signals: E-cigarette industry awaits looming FDA regulation - New York Daily News


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Smoke signals: E-cigarette industry awaits looming FDA regulation
New York Daily News
If the regulations are too strict, they could kill an industry that offers a hope of being safer than cigarettes and potentially helping smokers quit them. But the agency also has to be sure e-cigarettes really are safer and aren't hooking children on ...
Electronic Cigarette No Nicotine Cartridges Safe Choice for Smokers Informed ...DigitalJournal.com

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:07:46 GMT

Quit Smoking: Nicotine Cravings May Subside When Engaging In Puzzles And ... - Medical Daily


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Quit Smoking: Nicotine Cravings May Subside When Engaging In Puzzles And ...
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Smokers often require several attempts at quitting before they are truly free. A new study may offer some help to those who are trying to quit smoking. It suggests that doing “self-expanding activities," such as hobbies or puzzles, can help alleviate ...
Want to Quit Smoking? New Study Says Try "Self-Expanding" ActivitiesNewswise (press release)
Want to Quit Smoking? New Study Says Try “Self-Expanding” ActivitiesThe Epoch Times
Want to quit smoking? Try puzzles or adopt a hobbyDeccan Chronicle
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:06:34 GMT

Electronic cigarettes may not help people stop smoking: study - Reuters


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Electronic cigarettes may not help people stop smoking: study
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A small U.S. study raises new questions about whether using electronic cigarettes will lead people to quit smoking, adding to the debate over how tightly the products should be regulated. The study, which looked at the ...
Study: E-Cigarettes Do Not Help People Quit SmokingTIME
Do e-cigarettes help people quit smoking? New study raises doubtsWashington Post (blog)
Are E-Cigarettes A Potential Smoking Cessation Tool?WBUR
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:01:06 GMT

Early detection and smoking cessation reduce lung cancer deaths - nwitimes.com


Early detection and smoking cessation reduce lung cancer deaths
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There are many reasons to quit using tobacco. Long-term use of tobacco and related chemicals such as tar and nicotine can increase your risk of many health problems—while every week, month and year without tobacco further improves your health:.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:22:15 -0700

Stop Smoking Product Receives 5-Star Rating from TopConsumerReviews.com

Smoke Deter, an over-the-counter product that helps people stop smoking, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. (PRWeb April 23, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/stop-smoking/quit-smoking/prweb11782633.htm Read more

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 02:04:30 -0700

Can we stop smoking?

The government wants 210,000 smokers in England to quit for good every year until 2015. How realistic is this target? Stanford University academic Prof Robert Proctor recently dubbed the cigarette "the deadliest artefact in the history of human civilisation". Although considerable work has been done to curb our lethal nicotine-fuelled addiction, smoking remains a principal cause of ill-health ... Read more

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:31:26 -0700

Primary school boy just nine begs NHS to help him kick his SMOKING habit after he became addicted from trying one at ...

The unnamed youngster (not pictured) wanted to 'fit in' and 'look cool' but quickly called the Help2Quit service after realising how badly he was damaging his health. Read more

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 08:36:32 -0700

E-cigarettes: No Smoke, No Danger?

Smokers turn to e-cigs to ease nicotine withdrawal, or to avoid harmful chemicals in tobacco smoke. But many use e-cigs in public spaces and regular cigarettes everywhere else. Quitting half-way won't help. And we don't know that smokeless vapor is safe. Read more

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 06:39:50 -0700

Quitting smoking is easy

“Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world! I’ve done it a thousand times.” Of course, this is an old joke that illustrates how difficult it is to ditch some bad habits— smoking, drinking, gambling, and other vices. I know for sure it will stop me without a warning. Read more

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:01:00 -0700

Starving China’s Tobacco Monopoly Is Li’s Smoking Cure

Watching Deng Xiaoping chain-smoke through a lunch of bear paw and Moutai liquor at the Great Hall of the People in 1982, Virginia Li saw what she was up against. Li was an anti-tobacco crusader with a PhD in public health and the crazy idea the Chinese could be persuaded to give up cigarettes. A professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, Li returned to China almost every year after ... Read more

Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:01:33 -0700

Electronic cigarettes may not help people stop smoking: study

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A small U.S. study raises new questions about whether using electronic cigarettes will lead people to quit smoking, adding to the debate over how tightly the products should be regulated. The study, which looked at the habits of 88 smokers who also used e-cigarettes, was published as a research letter in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday ... Read more

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:30:02 -0700

Taverns, patrons flout smoking law

At Delaney’s Lounge in West Toledo, the bar recently was full of patrons having a good time, including about five of them who were openly smoking — despite Ohio’s law that prohibits lighting up in public places. Read more

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 03:51:53 -0700

Smoking cessation expert visits MidCentral Health

MidCentral Health welcomed Ministry of Health smoking cessation expert Dr Hayden McRobbie to Palmerston North Hospital today. His day was spent with various departments; discussing how MidCentral Health’s already implemented smoking cessation plans could be enhanced. Read more

Sat, 05 Apr 2014 04:18:26 -0700

If the government wants to stop us smoking, it's easy. Just make it boring

We smokers are idiots, and more likely to be won over by plain packaging and, worse, looking uncool, than by rational argument Smoking is the most idiotic of vices. Not the most joyless, perhaps (that, surely, is gambling on pretend electronic horses ) but the silliest, the vainest, and the most pointless. No one, at least no one since the invention of the idea of cool, has ever taken up smoking ... Read more

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