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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:27:05 GMT

12 Weird & Wonderful Ways To Help You Stop Smoking - soFeminine.co.uk


12 Weird & Wonderful Ways To Help You Stop Smoking
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Ready to give up smoking? With the government's 28-day national stop smoking challenge, Stoptober, what could be a better time to find out some new and interesting ways to help us quit the puff! Lets face it going cold turkey and nicotine patches isn't ...

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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 ...
New rules will help prevent e-cigarette advertisements targeting childrenCancer Research UK
Chadwick hopes to decrease teen smoking by raising age to buy tobacco ...Columbia Missourian

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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.
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 Smoking, you should think of the immediate benefits of stopping, i.e. being ...
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
Plymouth Herald -PR Web (press release)
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:02:15 GMT

New Zealand leads the way in helping patients stop smoking - Scoop.co.nz (press release)


New Zealand leads the way in helping patients stop smoking
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“New Zealand has led the way with the Ministry of Health's Guidelines for Helping People to Stop Smoking, which set a goal of reducing smoking and tobacco availability to minimal levels, with the aim of essentially making New Zealand smoke free by 2025 ...

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 23:09:51 GMT

Interactive website helps lower-income smokers to stop smoking - Medical Xpress


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Interactive website helps lower-income smokers to stop smoking
Medical Xpress
"Going to see a specialist stop-smoking advisor of the kind that is provided free of charge and easily accessible through one's GP or the NHS SmokeFree website remains the best way of stopping smoking," says lead author Dr Jamie Brown of UCL's ...
Quit Smoking Website StopAdvisor Has A Special Effect On Low-Income ...Medical Daily
Study: Interactive website helps poorer smokers quitNursing in Practice

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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
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They offer free one-to-one support, usually starting a few weeks before you quit, and advisers can help keep you on the no-smoking road, and even measure your carbon monoxide levels and show you how it drops to the same level as a non-smoker's just 24 ...
#STOPTOBER: 'I tried hypnotherapy to help me quit smoking - it's working so far'Milton Keynes MKWeb (blog)

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:59:44 GMT

Patients with diseased leg arteries who quit smoking live longer - WHBL Sheboygan


Patients with diseased leg arteries who quit smoking live longer
WHBL Sheboygan
He said he has been using the mortality data as well as the findings on amputations to provide further proof to his patients of the value of quitting smoking. “No matter how far you are along in the disease, it helps to quit smoking,” Laird said. “It ...

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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


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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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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:55:09 GMT

How to quit smoking - The Star


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How to quit smoking
The Star
A man I love dearly is struggling to quit smoking after smoking for decades. Watching him has reminded me of my personal struggle, exactly six years ago. It can feel like a very lonely process, as those around you who have never smoked chime in with ...
E-cigarettes: Public health hazard or key to quit smoking?Fox News

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:19:18 GMT

Shop owners: Tempe ban on e-smoking in public spots not hurting business - KTAR.com


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Shop owners: Tempe ban on e-smoking in public spots not hurting business
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Valor Vapor and other e-cig shops bill themselves as part of a movement to help people quit smoking tobacco cigarettes and lead them to a healthier lifestyle. Although ... "I have people come in every day that tell me how much their life has improved ...
Shop owners: Tempe ban on e-cigs in public spaces not hurting businessCronkite News

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:39:33 -0700

Anti-tobacco conference struggles to stub out lobbyists

MOSCOW, Russia – A major conference aimed at cutting global smoking rates in Moscow this week found itself grappling with another issue: how to stop the powerful tobacco lobby from butting in on the debate. While delegates at the World Health Organization (WHO) gathering were discussing ways to stop people ... Read more

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:24:38 -0700

Smoking related sick days hurt South-West employers

SMOKING-related sick days caused 503,838 work days to be lost in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset in a year. Read more

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:53:24 -0700

Bonnie Luciano: Similar life lessons strengthened her loyalty to the Fords

The constant gossip in late 2010 peaked Bonnie Luciano’s interest, and what she calls the negative news stories surrounding them only helped to solidify her support. Now Luciano is a card-carrying member of Ford Nation. Read more

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:17:34 -0700

CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

[...] CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. The nation's second-largest drugstore chain is developing a new tobacco-free pharmacy network that it will offer as a choice to employers and other clients of its Caremark pharmacy benefits management business. Employers, insurers and unions hire pharmacy benefits managers, or PBMs, to run their prescription drug coverage. The company's ... Read more

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

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

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

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:46:47 -0700

Our viewpoint: Focus on health – it’s only the beginning

ECM EDITORIAL BOARD Over the past six months, the ECM Editorial Board presented a series of editorials focusing on major health issues. We also zeroed in on some solutions and recommendations. Here is a recap of our positions and conclusions: Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act — ACA’s potential long-term benefits were clouded by [...] Read more

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 05:12:32 -0700

10 Ways to Gear Up for Weight Loss

A study released last week made fewer headlines than I hoped it would. Conducted by University College London, it concluded that discrimination against overweight and obese people, or “fat shaming” as it’s often referred to, leads to weight gain, not weight loss. The lead researcher stated, and I agree, that there is no justification for… Read more

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

PTSD: Carbonear man feels kinship with deceased Mountie

A former officer whose marijuana addiction and criminal activities led to his dismissal from the Toronto Police Service says more support is needed for officers struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder. The suicide earlier this month of Ron Francis, an RCMP officer on medical leave in New Brunswick, shook Vaughan-Evans to the core, and brought his own struggles with PTSD screaming to the ... 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

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:22:06 -0700

Is there such thing as too much folic acid?

(WBNG Binghamton) Eat healthy, stop smoking and no alcohol are the biggest tips doctors have for pregnant women, and then making sure to take enough folic acid. Pregnant women are recommended 400 to 800 micrograms of folate a day, but can you have too much? Read more

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