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Medicaid helps people stop smoking

The research — from NORC's J. Wyatt Koma, Pitt's Marian Jarlenski, and others, to be published in Medical Care this month — shows a demonstrable increase in people who receive Medicaid quitting smoking.
Vox Media
added Nov 15, 2017 03:21
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Medicaid expansion under ACA linked to higher rate of smoking cessation

When low-income adults were newly covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were more likely to quit smoking cigarettes than their counterparts in states that did not offer Medicaid expansion, according to a new analysis from the Univ
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 14, 2017 13:06
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one big way to improve the wellbeing of military veterans and caregivers

To provide the support they need, Hidden Heroes partnered with Truth Initiative® to offer caregivers access to the EX® Program, a digital quit-smoking program developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic. The program is designed for groups like Hidden Her
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:00
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Study explores nicotine patch to treat mild cognitive impairment

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of 29 sites participating in a national study to determine whether a daily transdermal nicotine patch will have a positive effect on attention and early memory impairment in older adults diagnosed with M
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:22
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[Missouri] Wrongful death lawsuit filed against nursing home where patient caught fire

the nursing home is accused of leaving Chapman, who was partially disabled, alone on the patio to smoke without a special apron. The apron was supposed to protect her from ashes from her cigarettes.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:57
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National study to examine effects of nicotine patch on older adults with MCI

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of 29 sites participating in a national study to determine whether a daily transdermal nicotine patch will have a positive effect on attention and early memory impairment in older adults diagnosed with M
News-Medical.net
added Oct 31, 2017 01:38
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Medicaid Coverage Expansions and Cigarette Smoking Cessation Among Low-income Adults

Findings are consistent with the hypothesis that Medicaid coverage expansions may have increased smoking cessation among low-income adults without dependent children via greater access to preventive health care services, including evidence-based smoking
Medical Care
added Nov 14, 2017 13:06
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Cigarette Smoking alters Epigenetics

smoke from cigarettes actually changes the epigenetic makeup of DNA, thereby paving the road to lung cancer. Unfortunately, smoking is responsible for death in about 50% of the people who don’t quit. Unfortunately, second hand smoke affects children and
World Health.net ( American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:05
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Sperm age calculator tells men how decrepit their sperm are

A SPERM age calculator can tell men how “old” their sperm is, revealing changes caused by smoking.
New Scientist
added Oct 24, 2017 13:40
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[UK] Teenagers are causing an NHS 'ticking time bomb': Poor diets, smoking, sexually transmitted diseases and lack of exercise are all to blame, warns report

Smoking has the greatest impact on shortening people's lives, with a packet of cigarettes a day knocking off seven years, the research adds. The study also revealed every additional year an individual spends in further education extends their lifespan b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:12
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