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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:09:49 GMT

Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking - The Independent


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Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking
The Independent
According to the figures, more than 740,000 smokers used NHS Stop Smoking Services in 2012/2013, but by last year that figure had fallen to 586,000. Anti-smoking campaigners suggested that this may be because more smokers are turning to electronic ...
Campaign aims to help stop smokingNew Post Leader
Stop smoking while at the hospital- possible new study provesiStreet Research
Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers QuitHealthDay
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:00:48 GMT

Ask the RGJ: Are Washoe schools trying to stop smoking? - Reno Gazette-Journal


Ask the RGJ: Are Washoe schools trying to stop smoking?
Reno Gazette-Journal
There were always kids smoking on and off school property in the same places every day and the school police and teachers did little or nothing to stop it. Why is there not more being done to stop these kids from smoking? A: Anthony Simmonett walks ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:15:17 GMT

Why Can't the Pentagon Stop Smoking? - Bloomberg View


Why Can't the Pentagon Stop Smoking?
Bloomberg View
Even the most oblivious member of Congress knows that smoking is bad for you. As it turns out, it's even worse for you if you happen to be a soldier. So why would Congress insist that the Pentagon sell cigarettes -- at a discount, no less? The ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:59:15 GMT

Dietary, stop-smoking advice not part of health insurance: survey - DutchNews.nl


Dietary, stop-smoking advice not part of health insurance: survey
DutchNews.nl
An overwhelming majority of people think help with stopping smoking or losing weight should be taken out of the basic Dutch health insurance package, according to a new survey. In addition, 92% do not think complications arising from cosmetic surgery ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:27:18 GMT

Rochester stop-smoking clinic hits 50% quit rate - Post-Bulletin


Rochester stop-smoking clinic hits 50% quit rate
Post-Bulletin
The Salvation Army Good Samaritan Clinic's Smoking Cessation Clinic is looking for individuals who want to quit smoking. The Mayo Medical School, student-operated, free clinic, located at 120 N. Broadway, has been open since 1997.

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:06:23 GMT

Want to stop smoking? Quit Week starts Monday - nwitimes.com


Want to stop smoking? Quit Week starts Monday
nwitimes.com
Chicago's fifth annual tobacco Quit Week kicks off Monday, with activities designed to help raise awareness of smoking cessation and resources for people who want to kick the habit. The goal of Quit Week is to help decrease Chicago's smoking rate and ...

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:12:42 GMT

Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking - Reuters


Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking
Reuters
Since 1996, the U.S. Public Health Service has been urging all healthcare workers to ask every one of their patients if they smoke and to counsel smokers to quit, said senior author Amy Ferketich, a professor at the Ohio State University College of ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:32:26 GMT

Smokers in Manchester 'least successful' at kicking habit - Manchester Evening News


Manchester Evening News

Smokers in Manchester 'least successful' at kicking habit
Manchester Evening News
But only 3,764 people later reported to NHS anti-smoking chiefs that they had actually been successful. It means that less than one in five people gave up cigarettes - the lowest rate in the country. But bosses at the Manchester Stop Smoking Service ...
Smoking Cessation Programs: Udemy program helps quit cigarettes by ...DigitalJournal.com
Fewer smokers quitting through NHS servicesPulse

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:03:09 GMT

Quitting Smoking Is Never Easy, But To Avoid Relapse Study Suggests Regular ... - Medical Daily


Quitting Smoking Is Never Easy, But To Avoid Relapse Study Suggests Regular ...
Medical Daily
Results showed that of smokers who were recently discharged from the hospital and taking stop-smoking medication, those who received the sustained care were significantly more likely to not experience a relapse compared to those who used only the help ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:02:50 GMT

Fewer quitting smoking in Sheffield - The Star


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Fewer quitting smoking in Sheffield
The Star
The number of people signing up to quit smoking in Sheffield has dropped by more than a third in a year. In 2013/14, 3,946 men and women tried to kick the habit using the city's stop smoking service – down from 6,536 in 2012/13, new figures have revealed.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:44:31 -0700

How to quit smoking: 40-a-day smoker quits after 50 years

Ann Veit had previously attempted to quit three times without success – trying hypnosis, acupuncture and patches. Read more

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:59:40 -0700

Teesside family who quit cigarettes after father's death urge others to give up

Ian Pratt died at 54 with a smoking related illness - Fresh, the North-east stop smoking office, are urging Teessiders to quit Read more

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:07:53 -0700

Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking

By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Healthcare providers, particularly dentists, frequently miss opportunities to advise patients about ways to stop smoking cigarettes, a new study shows. Since 1996, the U.S. Public Health Service has been urging all healthcare workers to ask every one of their patients if they smoke and to counsel smokers to quit, said senior author Amy Ferketich, a ... Read more

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:39:02 -0700

Dentists often miss opportunities to urge smokers to quit

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Healthcare providers, particularly dentists, frequently miss opportunities to advise patients about ways to stop smoking cigarettes, a new study shows. Since 1996, the U.S.... Read more

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:49:30 -0700

Newcastle girl writes poem which prompts her gran to try to quit smoking for good

Schoolgirl Bethany Carver wrote her grandmother a poem which has prompted her nana to try to give up smoking Read more

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:48:17 -0700

The 4 Naggiest Products Ever…and Why You Want Them

Somewhere around my son’s 14th birthday, I grew weary of “gently reminding” him to stop wolfing down his food and to clean up his room. Of course he called these gentle reminders nagging, and we both came to realize it wasn’t a good thing. So how do you help someone who needs some coaching or… Read more

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 03:23:03 -0700

Freedom Quit Smoking Launches New Website to Help Smokers Quit Naturally

The company, specializing in all-natural, nicotine-free smoking cessation solutions, has rebuilt its website to improve navigability and strengthen customer relationships. The new website hosts a variety of new features to provide valuable resources for smokers looking to quit. (PRWeb August 12, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12088139.htm Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:29:22 -0700

Bill Cosby, the mistress he dumped and the awkward dinner with her mother

Married comedy legend Bill Cosby broke up with a 'longtime' mistress and decided to stop womanizing after suffering with a bout of middle-aged angst, a new book claims. Read more

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:15:30 -0700

Planet of the Apps

Give up cigarettes, drink less and check your exposure to sunlight with these apps, all backed by the relevant healthcare organisations. This one takes a practical approach for smokers: look how much money you’ve saved. Read more

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:05:54 -0700

Call for ban to extend to e-cigarettes

They may be faking it but e-cigarette smokers could soon be tarred with the same brush as real smokers. Read more

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