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A Narrative Review of Intensive Group Tobacco Treatment: Clinical, Research, and U.S. Policy Recommendations

Best practice group treatments for tobacco dependence are generalizable from research to clinical settings and likely to be at least as effective as intensive individual treatment. The added advantages of efficiency and cost-effectiveness can be signific
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:11
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Distress Intolerance and Smoking Topography in the Context of a Biological Challenge

Findings suggest DI heightens smoking reinforcement generally, and in the context of intense cardiorespiratory distress, is associated with stable and persistent smoking. DI is a promising therapeutic target that, if addressed through psychological inter
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:11
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Weight Gain After Smoking Cessation Hikes Diabetes Risk -- But Not to Worry

Although weight gain associated with smoking cessation is a genuine risk factor for developing diabetes, the increase is temporary and the benefits of quitting far outweigh the metabolic risks, researchers said. Diabetes risk peaked 5 to 7 years after q
MedPage Today
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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[UK] A time to quit: supporting smoking cessation in general practice

A new report exploring GPs’ prescribing practices for quitting services and treatment... Health professionals – such as practice nurses, clinical pharmacists and GPs – play an important role in educating and motivating smokers to stop, as well as assessi
Practice Business (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:00
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[Malaysia] HAMID: Let’s follow UK on e-cigarette regulations — Sarah Zailana Hamid

there is a need for an independent study of Malaysians on e-cigarettes and such devices, a monitoring of their long-term health effects, while the government allows these product to be promoted as an alternative to traditional cigarettes for people trying
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 20, 2018 15:54
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[UK] How many people gave up smoking in YOUR town last year?

Charities have today slammed the 'postcode lottery' smokers face in seeking NHS help to give up their addiction to the killer habit. Public health budget cuts have meant thousands of smokers have been left to quit without the vital support they need to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:10
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A Face-Aging App for Smoking Cessation in a Waiting Room Setting: Pilot Study in an HIV Outpatient Clinic

A face-aging app implemented in a waiting room provides a novel opportunity to motivate patients visiting a health care provider to quit smoking, to address quitting at their subsequent appointment and thereby encourage physician-delivered smoking cessati
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:08
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[UK] VAPE AWAY E-cigarettes should be FREE on the NHS – and vaping in the office allowed to slash smoking deaths

Vaping could be the "key weapon" in the health service's stop-smoking arsenal, encouraging people to quit fags for good.
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:33
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[UK] Public review of e-cigarettes needed, says Vape Business Ireland

The Irish vape industry has called for a public hearing on cigarette alternatives after a UK committee report found that vaping was not a gateway to cigarette smoking...Vape Business Ireland (VBI) said the Irish government needed to “take heed” of the gr
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 12:37
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[UK] How many people gave up smoking in YOUR town last year?

'Postcode lottery' faced by smokers seeking NHS help to give up their addiction is slammed by charities (so how many people gave up in YOUR town last year?)... MailOnline has sifted through the NHS Digital data to reveal the 10 local authorities in Engla
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 12:34
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