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[Arkansas] VIDEO: AR Tobacco Quit-Line on Chopping Block

Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is urging lawmakers to renew the contract for the Arkansas Tobacco Quit-Line. The hotline helps people quit smoking. It's been around nearly 15 years and the health department says it's an essential service that's he
KARK-TV (NBC) Ch. 4 (Little Rock, AR)
added Jul 23, 2016 17:36

[UK-Northern Ireland] Move to combat children taking up smoking

The Western Trust is rolling out a wide range of measures to tackle smoking among children, as it emerged almost 5 per cent of local 11 to 16-year-olds have taken up the habit. Smoking prevention programmes are being taken into classrooms and youth cent
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:57
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[California] Judge: Man Claiming Anti-Smoking Drug Made Him Gouge Out His Eyes Needs Stronger Case

ruled Thursday that a man who wants to sue the psychiatrist who prescribed him the anti-smoking drug Chantix will have to shore up his case before a lawsuit can move forward. The man, Michael Shabis, maintained the drug Chantix caused him to have a psych
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:48

[Australia] Smoking Reduction Linked to Reduced Suicidality in Patients With Psychotic Conditions

Smoking reduction may reduce suicidality in people with psychotic disorders, according to a new Australian study. The researchers explored the impact of smoking reduction on suicidal ideation and behavior in 235 adults with a psychotic disorder (bipolar
Psychiatry Advisor
added Jul 22, 2016 18:55

[UK] Smoke Less, Drink Less?

"These results go against the commonly held view that people who stop smoking tend to drink more to compensate. It's possible that they are heeding advice to try to avoid alcohol because of its link to relapse," said study lead author Jamie Brown, from U
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2016 17:02

[UK] Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol

People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 22, 2016 02:52

[UK] Are recent attempts to quit smoking associated with reduced drinking in England? A cross-sectional population survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers who report starting a quit attempt in the last week also report lower alcohol consumption, including less frequent binge drinking, and appear more likely to report currently attempting to reduce their alcohol consumption compared with smokers who
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 02:51

How quitting smoking can be good for your LIVER: Those who have given up cigarettes 'drink less alcohol too'

Smokers trying to kick the habit tend to give up drinking as well, a new study has found. Ex-smokers not only drank less in the first week of stubbing out, they were less inclined to binge drink. They were more likely to be classified as 'light drinker
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 02:48

Less Than Half of Employees Say Wellness Programs Offer Incentives For Key Preventive Health Actions: HealthMine Survey

Which activities does your wellness program NOT incentivize financially? Programs NOT Incentivized ...Smoking cessation 66%
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2016 02:10

Determinants of smoking cessation in COPD patients treated in the outpatient setting

the young and socioeconomically disadvantaged patients have more difficulties achieving timely smoking cessation. A novel finding is that patients with milder COPD are less likely to quit. The findings suggest a need for intervention studies focusing on t
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29
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