ways to help stop smoking
12 Weird & Wonderful Ways To Help You Stop Smoking
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 ...
Electronic cigarettes: Can vaping help you stop smoking?
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 children
Stoptober: Five ways to kick your smoking habit
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 good
Stoptober – seven stop smoking tips that actually work
It's Stoptober: Be inspired by readers' tips to beat the addiction and share ...
New Zealand leads the way in helping patients stop smoking
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“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 ...
Interactive website helps lower-income smokers to stop smoking
"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 ...
Study: Interactive website helps poorer smokers quit
How to stop smoking, for good
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'
Health & wellbeing: How to stop smoking with the NHS' Stoptober campaign
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 ...
Patients with diseased leg arteries who quit smoking live longer
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 ...
How to quit smoking
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?
COLUMN: Getting the vapors over e-cigarettes
Are E-Cigarettes A Public Health Hazard Or The Key To Quitting Smoking?
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. ... "This commentary ...
No ifs, no butts: UK's £100m e-cigarette industry up in smoke?
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
[...] 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
SMOKING-related sick days caused 503,838 work days to be lost in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset in a year. Read more
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
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
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
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
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
(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
Why isn’t the White House playing ball? One theory: because once again, President Barack Obama is serving his legacy at the expense of the country. Today, his ambition to be a hero to Africa is undermining common sense approaches to protecting Americans from the Ebola virus. At issue is the enormous popularity of George W. Bush in Africa, a love affair that highlights how little, by ... Read more