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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:19:56 GMT

How The 'Nudge' Method Could Help You Quit Smoking - Huffington Post Canada


How The 'Nudge' Method Could Help You Quit Smoking
Huffington Post Canada
It has suggestions for the suppression of smoking, intemperate drinking, and problem gambling. Consider one example: cigarettes and bank deposits. In one program an individual trying to stop smoking opens a bank account. For six months she deposits the ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:13:30 GMT

Simple measures made hospital patients 70 percent more likely to quit smoking - West Hawaii Today


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Simple measures made hospital patients 70 percent more likely to quit smoking
West Hawaii Today
The researchers who designed the trial said they were looking for a simple and inexpensive way to aid smokers who were already motivated to kick the habit. They estimated that once their 90-day program was set up, it could be maintained at ... Like all ...
Column: Making the decision to quit smokingPensacola News Journal
Doctors may be missing chances to talk to teens about smokingReuters
Indigenous smoking program cuts risk widening the gapThe Conversation AU

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:12:42 GMT

Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking - Reuters


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Dentists miss chances to urge patients to quit smoking
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Since 1964, when the surgeon general first reported a link between smoking and lung cancer, 8 million Americans have been saved from premature smoking-related deaths, another 2014 study found (see Reuters Health story of January 7, 2014 here: ...
Helping smokers to kick the habitSouth Wales Argus

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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
Whether you've been smoking for 20 years or 20 days, only about four to seven percent of people are able to successfully quit without the help of medication or other treatment. Don't let this discourage you, though. A new study has found a way to help ...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:32:26 GMT

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


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Smokers in Manchester 'least successful' at kicking habit
Manchester Evening News
But bosses at the Manchester Stop Smoking Service, which provides free NHS help for smokers, say figures provided by the city's GPs are 'not fully up-to-date'. They say are now working with local doctors to improve the way they monitor and record the ...

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:24:50 GMT

E-cigarettes are not a 'gateway,' they help smokers quit - Hillsboro Tribune


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E-cigarettes are not a 'gateway,' they help smokers quit
Hillsboro Tribune
In contrast, less success was found with those who quit without help (15 percent) and those who used nicotine-replacement therapy such as gum or a patch (10 percent). Looked at this way, e-cigarettes are in fact a gateway — a gateway to leaving smoking.
LETTERS: Why stomp e-cigarettes if they do some good?Las Vegas Review-Journal
What to Do about E-CigarettesHuman Resource Executive Online
Call out for e-cigarette legislationTimmins Press
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:12:12 GMT

Freedom Quit Smoking Launches New Website to Help Smokers Quit Naturally - DigitalJournal.com


Freedom Quit Smoking Launches New Website to Help Smokers Quit Naturally
DigitalJournal.com
The Freedom Quit Smoking System is a one-of-a-kind quit smoking program that helps smokers kick the habit without use of nicotine or drugs. The company welcomes smokers to come read its extensive content about smoking and learn how to overcome ...

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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
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“We are committed to working closely with our partners at the NHS to make sure we are doing all we can to help people to stop smoking altogether, in a way that fits in with their lifestyle.” Nationally the number of quitters dropped 19 per cent in 2013/14.

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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?
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Millions of troops, in other words, have found more healthy ways to deal with the stress that inevitably accompanies military service. Nor are smoking bans especially difficult to impose or enforce: There is no smoking allowed during basic training ...

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:08:45 GMT

Forget how to Smoke with E-Cigarettes - The Epoch Times (blog)


Forget how to Smoke with E-Cigarettes
The Epoch Times (blog)
E-Cigarettes are also known as the vaporizer cigarettes or the electronic cigarettes which use vapours to curb the sensations that are felt by the smokers. These devices are handy and can be carried anywherein case the smoker feels like smoking.

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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

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:04:29 -0700

Drop in Stop Smoking Service uptake

Local authorities must do more to get people to sign up to smoking cessation services, a charity has said after new figures show a dip in the number of people seeking help. Read more

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:26:24 -0700

Obesity Is Linked To A Higher Risk Of Developing Dementia, Experts Warn

Obesity has previously been linked to increasing the risk of cancer and heart disease , and now a new health risk of being overweight has been discovered. People who are obese could be putting themselves at risk of dementia in later life, new research suggests. Patients under the age of 70 who are admitted to hospital for obesity carry a higher risk of developing the condition than those who ... Read more

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:41:41 -0700

Hypnotism and Christians

Recently I was contacted by someone, not from this community, regarding a family member who began to experience demonic attacks shortly after visiting a hypno-therapist who promised he could help this person stop smoking. Read more

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 03:14:18 -0700

County health facilities, agencies set five-year plan

ELYRIA — A five-year plan to help more Lorain County residents find primary health care doctors, lose weight, exercise more, stop smoking and seek needed mental health services is in the works in a collaboration including nine of the county’s largest health care providers and agencies. The organizations have come up with targeted objectives to Read More... The post County health facilities ... Read more

Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:04:03 -0700

Success in Growing Smokefree Palmy

Inner city cafes, retailers and businesses continue to step up for Smokefree Palmy, with around half those in the smokefree areas on board. “It’s great to see businesses recognise the value in supporting Smokefree Palmy,” says Mayor Jono Naylor. 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

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:15:06 -0700

Many now aware of smoking risks – surveys

Dangers of smoking appear to have sunk in the minds of the Filipino public, about two years before tobacco firms are mandated to comply with the Graphic Health Warnings Law (GHW), according to industry sources. The Quezon City-based New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), formed in 2007 to address cancer prevention and tobacco control advocacy, said its random surveys disclosed this ... Read more

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:28:50 -0700

Meck Co. residents have questions about proposed smoking and tobacco ban

Jonathan Burger doesn't smoke or use tobacco. Still, he felt compelled to attend a public forum about the proposed ordinance to ban cigarette smoking from all county and city government buildings, and Read more

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:51:21 -0700

Tampa's Iraq veterans have big hopes for Kurds

As Islamic State militants rolls across Iraq, one Tampa resident keeps a constant vigil on the man he says is the Iraqi military's best hope to stop the bloody advance. Read more

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