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[Qatar] Cessation Clinic helps hundreds to quit smoking

At least 1,000 people try to quit smoking in Qatar every year by attending Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic, according to a senior official. The clinic receives both men and women and the youngest person so far tried to quit smo
The Peninsula (qa)
added Sep 23, 2014 13:42
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[Europe, Ireland] To vape or not to vape? The e-cigarette debate

The vaping debate is characterised by confusion and contradiction - but those who have converted to e-cigarettes seem convinced.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 23, 2014 13:41

HAYES: E-cigarettes underutilized for smoking cessation

Reporter was commissioned to write this in-depth article. / According to Noah Minskoff... they could change the smoking cessation game – if the current models were up to par / Minskoff, M.D. owns a number of patents connected to e-cigarette technology. H
Metro International
added Sep 23, 2014 11:37

[UK] Haverhill residents encouraged to quit smoking this Stoptober

An annual campaign encouraging people to stop smoking will arrive in Haverhill next week. Stoptober will visit the town centre on September 30 in a bid to improve smokers' health and save their money. Stop smoking advisers will be on hand between 10am
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Sep 23, 2014 06:40

[USA] E-cigarettes 'not helping cancer patients to quit smoking'

Due to the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes, researchers from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, NY, set out to investigate cessation outcomes for cancer patients using the devices. Their findings are published in CANCER.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 22, 2014 22:42

ARCHIVE: It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: findings from the 1997–2004 National Health Interview Survey−National Death Index linkage study

overall, mortality risk is smaller in overweight or obese ex-smokers than normal-weight smokers. Smoking cessation interventions can tailor messages that highlight the greater reduction in mortality associated with quitting, compared with potential weight
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2014 15:23

[UK] Firefighters urge smokers to give up the habit for a month

Crews are throwing their support behind the national ‘Stoptober’ challenge with the aim of reducing the number of smoking-related fires. West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has joined forces with local organisations to form the Smokefree West Sussex Par
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 13:04

Study of smoking cancer patients fuels e-cigarette debate

The fierce debate over whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking took another twist on Monday as a research paper on their use by cancer patients was criticized as flawed.
added Sep 22, 2014 10:18

E-cigarettes 'DON'T help cancer patients stop smoking because they become more nicotine dependent'

Study found a three-fold increase in e-cigarette use over a single year alone / E-cigarette users joining stop-smoking programmes were more addicted / And findings show they are barely more likely to quit than normal smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:16

E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study

Smokers with cancer who used e-cigarettes along with traditional cigarettes were more dependent on nicotine than those who didn't use the devices, a Memorial Sloan Kettering study found. These patients were also just as likely -- or less likely -- to hav
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2014 09:23
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